Checking Your Spelling

A worksheet's textual inaccuracies can distract the reader, so it's important that your text be error-free. Excel provides a spelling checker so that you can check the spelling in an entire worksheet. You can even avoid future spelling errors on a worksheet by enabling the AutoCorrect feature to automatically correct words as you type.

Check Spelling

graphics/one_icon.jpg Click the Spelling button on the Standard toolbar.

The Spelling dialog box will open if it comes upon a word it doesn't recognize.


If the suggested spelling is unacceptable or you want to use the original word, click Ignore Once or Ignore All.


If the suggested spelling is acceptable, click Change or Change All.


If you want to add a word to the custom dictionary, click Add To Dictionary.


When complete, click OK.


Turn On AutoCorrect


Click the Tools menu, and then click AutoCorrect Options.


Click the AutoCorrect tab.


Click to select the Replace Text As You Type check box.


Click OK.


Did You Know?

You can exit our of Spell Checker . If you want to stop the Spell Checker function at any time, click Cancel.

Show Me Microsoft Office Excel 2003
Show Me Microsoft Office Excel 2003
ISBN: 0789730057
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2002
Pages: 291 © 2008-2017.
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