Spell and Grammar Check

Using spell check in Word can prevent errors from appearing. Use the Word spell check function to produce error-free Word documents.

The Spelling and Grammar dialog box:

spelling and grammar dialog box

To use the Spelling and Grammar dialog box:

  • Choose one of the following options, depending on what you think of Word's suggestions:
    • Click Ignore.
    • Click Ignore Rule.
    • Click a suggestion displayed in the Suggestions list box and click Change.

Important pointIf the red and green wavy lines distract you, you can turn them off.

  • Choose ToolsactionOptions from the menu bar. The Options dialog box appears.
  • Click the Spelling and Grammar tab.
  • Click the Check Spelling as You Type or Check Grammar as You Type so the text box is empty.
  • Click OK.