Spellcheck Problems



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Spellcheck Problems

Postby Jenners » Fri, 18 Apr 2008 06:29:44 GMT

Version: 2008
Operating System: Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger)
Processor: intel

I recently bought Office: Mac 2008, and installed it. When I use word, the spelling checker will not check the main body of the document, however, it will check the footnotes. Using help, I followed the instructions in relation to installing proofing tools, as that was suggested as the root of the problem. Having reinstalled word, the spelling checker will work when I open a new document but it still will not work on any documents that I created before. I tried to copy and paste into a new document but that didn't work either.

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Re: Spellcheck Problems

Postby Elliott Roper » Fri, 18 Apr 2008 08:29:54 GMT

In article < XXXX@XXXXX.COM >,

Aha! That is the clue!
Word associates a language to each style you use in your document.
It is all of London to a burnt match that the style used in the body of
the document has a language for which you do not have a dictionary.

Have a paddle in Formattyles or whatever they call it in 2008

If you are new at this sort of thing, remember that if you don't see a
language listed in the style definition, it will have inherited one
from one of its ancestors. Wander back up the BASED ON styles.

Re-installing Word does nothing much except cause hair loss and
increased coffee consumption.

To de-mung my e-mail address:- fsnospam$elliott$$
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