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Spell Check an Index

Postby U2lsdmlv » Sat, 14 Jul 2007 02:46:22 GMT

Hello, I created and index (14 pages long) I know there are few mistakes in 
the index entry, however, the spell check appears to skip the index 
completely. I prefer not to go back to original document and make corrections 
but I do want to fix the index. How can be done (Spell Check) by working with 
the index ONLY?  

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