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Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Microsoft® Office 2003 by Jim Boyce

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Chapter 13. Checking Spelling and Grammar

In this chapter

  • Checking spelling and grammar in a document

  • Use automatic spell-checking and correction

  • Using Word’s thesaurus

  • Using other languages and custom dictionaries

Spelling and grammar come naturally to some people but not so naturally to others. Throw in simple typing errors, and I’ll bet you might welcome some help with spelling and grammar corrections now and then.

Word offers extensive help for spelling, grammar checking, synonyms, and other features to help you make sure your documents are the best they can be. This chapter explains how to use these features and go beyond them to add your own dictionary entries or use custom dictionaries for special purposes. For example, perhaps you work in a ...

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