Microsoft Word 2013
Spell Check


Spell checking your document

Click on the Review tab << then Proofing << click Spelling & Grammar


Spelling & Grammar will go through the whole of your document and check each word for you.


If a spelling mistake is found, the following panel will appear to the right of your document;

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 suggstion 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.

Click on the File tab on the Ribbon << Select Options


Select Proofing << tick Check spelling as you type


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

To correct the mistake:

Right click on the word and the following dialogue box will appear << Select the correct spelling