Word: Spell Check


Spell Check

Click on the Review tab, in the Proofing group, click Spelling & Grammar.


Spelling & Grammar will go through the whole of your document and check each word for you.  A spelling mistake is one that has a red squiggley line underneath it.


If a spelling mistake is found the following dialogue box will appear;

As you can see there are multiple options to deal with the suggestions that Word has given you, normally the correct spelling is the first suggestion shown and you can click on the change button to correct your misspelling.


Automatic Spell Check from Home

This is where Word automatically checks your spelling as you type; there are some options you need to check, these are;

Go to File << Select Options


Select Proofing << tick Check spelling as you type


A spelling mistake usually occurs with a red squiggley line underneath it, as shown below;

To correct the mistake: Right click on the word and the following dialogue box will appear; select the correct spelling.