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Microsoft by Faithe Wempen

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3. Correcting and Printing Documents

Correcting Spelling and Grammatical Errors

Word has a built-in, automatic spelling and grammar checker that compares every word and sentence to a built-in dictionary and grammar guide and then lets you know which words, phrases, and sentences are questionable—not necessarily wrong, but worthy of a second look.

There are two ways of checking spelling and grammar in a document. You can check individual words and phrases on a case-by-case basis, or you can run a complete spelling and grammar check of the entire document. Each technique is explained separately in the following sections.

Checking the Spelling of an Individual Word

In an open text document, a wavy red or blue underline (nonprinting) indicates ...

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