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Q: Spelling and Grammar check

I use Windows Spelling and Grammar check & this is what I see.

I typed this in a word doc & Spelling and Grammar: English (United States) popped up telling me that I misspelled a word.

Destination Folder Access Denied, then I have to click Continue.

Spelling and Grammar: English (United States) in windows says the sentence below is correct.
Destination Folder Access Denied, then I has to click Continue.

I don?t remember this problem with Win 98se or Me but noticed it in XP & now Vista.

Is anyone out there having trouble with Windows Spelling and Grammar check?

Also my email OE is happy with either sentence.

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I don't know if anyone can help as I can't get my computer to bring up the error message it originally showed! I am very much a beginner, in other words I don't have much of a clue about these things.

My spelling and grammar check has stopped working. First there was an error message but now when I click on button it just says selling and grammar check complete and I know it isn't because there are spelling mistakes.

I have windows XP, this probably isn't enough info? If anyone has any ideas please spell it out simply!


A:No spelling or grammar check

This problem can be because of a file going bad or being changed. reinstall the program you are using to spell check.

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hi i need some help :] when i use microsoft works word processor 's spell check it comes up with an error: works cannot finish the spelling and grammar check because some files are missing. try reinstalling works. i did but it didn't help. do anyone know what i can do? thank you!

A:help spelling check and grammar error

The same exact thing happened to me. Today I bought and installed Microsoft Works 9. When the message came up I reinstalled it and the message still comes up.

What to do?

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While checking for misspelled words in a document, you probably click the Ignore Once or Ignore All button a few times. Doing so lets you skip a word that you don?t want to change but that the feature thinks might be misspelled. Spelling and Grammar remembers the words you skip and skips them during subsequent checks. Most of the time, that?s what you?ll want. Occasionally, it?s a problem. You might realize that the word was misspelled and you need to change it. Unfortunately, Spelling and Grammar won?t find ignored words, after the fact.

Source -
Reset Spelling and Grammar check | Microsoft Office | TechRepublic.com

A:Reset Spelling and Grammar check

Damn, you posted this already lol....Kudos.

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Hi I came across this thing where in Microsoft word spell checker would not work. I went to tools --options--spelling and grammar to check it but then that is greyed out so i can not click on it in order to get the spell checker back. Is there any other way to get it back? Thanks guys

A:Spelling and grammar greyed out. can not click

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I write a lot using Works 2000 5.0. For some reason, I've noticed that somewhere along the way the spell checker no longer underlines mis-spelled or unknown words, and even if I highlight the mis-spelled word, it will say it is spelled correctly. I have tried going into tools and spelling and all the proper things are checked and all. Why is this?

A:Works 2000 - Spelling & Grammar

There could be several problems. Take a look at the MS KB article below and it will cover all the possibilities.
Click Here for Article.
Let us know how it turns out.

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In Word 2007, on XP platform, once a doc has been spell checked and all the red and green wiggly lines have gone, and the doc has been saved, if you open the doc in another area, say, as an attachment in an email, all the red and green swiggly lines reappear!
Is there any way to stop this happening? That is, to secure the doc in some way to show that it has been proofread? Thanx

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I would like to setup my language (Polish) for spelling checking in Microsoft Word and it doesn't work even I have setup it: http://img197.imageshack.us/img197/3931/microsoftword.png What is wrong ?

A:How to setup my language in Spelling and Grammar in Microsoft Word ?

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How can I edit the Word 2013 spelling and grammar flags to accept contractions and such?

A:Changing Word 2013 Spelling and Grammar Flags

Can you type an example of what's being flagged?  I don't recall MS Word 2003 flagging contractions per se.
~ OB

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I can no longer use the spelling - grammar tool. The error message is:

Word cannot find the grammar file


I have tried using the detect and repair and I have also uninstalled and reinstalled Works Suite 2002.

If anyone can help it would be appreciated.

A:Solved: Word 2002 - Spelling - Grammar Tool

Can this help?


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Give Excel the Power of Word Spelling and Grammar Checking doc

System Requirements

Excel 97 or higher

Operating System - Windows 95 & 98, NT 4.0 & 2000, Windows Me, Win XP

Give Excel the Power of Word Spelling and Grammar Checking xls

This article applies to Microsoft? Office, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word, and shows how your Excel-based solutions can benefit from the increased power and flexibility built into the Microsoft Word spelling and grammar checker interface. You'll also learn techniques to programmatically integrate Microsoft Office 97 application dialog boxes, create and destroy custom toolbars, and work with Excel-specific objects.

System Requirements

Excel 97

Operating System - Windows 95 & 98, NT 4.0 & 2000, Windows Me, Win XP




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Normally, I have Word set up so that it underlines spelling and grammar mistakes that I make. But today, I noticed that it has apparently been turned off. So, I clicked "Tools" and then "Options". For some reason, it won't let me access the "Spelling and Grammar" tab so that I can turn the feature back on.

Any clue as to what I can do to fix the problem would be highly appreciated.

A:Word "Spelling and Grammar"

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i am looking for guidance for a macro that automatically searches, prompts and replaces all occurences in a document if user confirms to change. for example:

Punctuation Error Checking:

The following items need to be checked for (and corrected) as they are INCORRECT:

Double (or triple) spaces between words.
Double (or triple) spaces after a period, colon, semi-colon or comma before the first word in the next sentence.
Double periods at the end of a sentence (i.e., “..”)
Double commas (i.e., “,,”)
Double left or right parens where there shouldn’t be. (i.e., “((The…)” )

i am actually unaware how to check word by word and compare with my criteria and then prompt and if user confirms then change according to defined crtiteria otherwise move forward till end of document.



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So I have this problem, I have a user that have to check that box every time he open outlook for always check spelling before sending, it won't save the setting when I close it, my last resort would be a new profile but I want to try get help here first since google wasn't very helpful

We use outlook 2010 and the PC is part of a domain, I also tried checking the web outlook but the option is not there.

He is the only user having this problem and to be honest I have never seen this problem before.

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Have a user that is having issues with grammar checker in Word 2007. The user is dealing with large contract type documents. Everytime she runs grammar checker she gets a message about language pack needing installed. Sometimes it asks for French, Brazil etc.

Here is what has been done.......in word under>review tab>set language - unchecked "detect language automatically". We have ran office diagnostics. We installed Office SP2. Uninstalled/reinstalled word. Lastly completely reinstalled the entire office suite. None of this resolved her issue. Had the user email a document to several other users. When these other users ran grammar check, they got the notification as well to install some type of language pack. Anyone have any thoughts.

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I have latin documents that I do not want Word to check for spelling and grammar, otherwise it would go through every word. Is there a way to stop Word from doing this without losing the function with documents I do want to check? As usual any help will be appreciated.

What I am getting at, is that I do not want the documents opening with all the red and green lines underneath words.


qui tacet consentit - who keeps silent consents

A:Word 2000 Spell and Grammar check

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I am running windows 7; microsoft outlook 2007 and microsoft home office 2010 (word, powerpoint and excel). when i try to set up autocorrection in the editor options of outlook, it does not allow me to check certain functions (eg, capitalize first letter of sentences). is this because i am running 2007 outlook and 2010 word? is there a workaround?

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Please help me. I recently installed MS office 2010 on win 7, and I found out the spell and grammar checker doesnt work. When I entered a wrong spelled word on Powerpoint or Word, it doesnt recognize it as a wrong spelled word.
I looked up on the add and remove features of ms office 2010 and found that the proofing and spell and grammar check are all installed. What should I do? And one more question. How do I reset Ms office 2010 on its default preferences?

A:Spell and Grammar Check not Working office 2010

In one situation I accidentaly clicked on ignore all when some words are misspelled. Now, no words appear as misspelled(wobbly red line for spelling and green line for grammar doesnt appear anymore). Maybe it is the cause?

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OK, everytime I go to do a spelling check, it tells me I'm missing some files, so, I was like OK? I'll just reinstall it all over again. Well, that didn't work out too well, because it is still saying the exact same messages:
Word cannot find the grammar file msgr??32.dll for.
Word cannot find the spelling file MSSpell3.dll or mssp232.dll for.

Any suggestions? I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling the program several times now, each time restarting my computer. This just started today, it worked fine last week. I try running Windows Update, but it says there are no high priority updates for my computer.
By the way, I am using Microsoft Office Professional XP 2002 and Windows XP (SP2). Can anyone please help???

A:Solved: Microsoft Word & Grammar Check Problems (Please Help!!!)

Sounds like this issue?

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I am new here. I was surfing and this forum came up in the search results.

I have started using gmail but miss the automatic spell and grammar check of MS Outlook.

I'm curious to know whether people like gmail. I have got used to not capitalizing i when i type and i think i need a grammar check to do that. Are there any free grammar and or spelling checkers that anyone could recommend?


A:wanted - free spell and grammar check for gmail

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Just recently while doing a term paper I noticed that while I would spell a word wrong the MS word spell check wouldn't pick it up. I finally did a spell check and two messages came up informing me of an error in finding .dll's for the spell check and grammar. The dll's are:

MSSpell3.dll or mssp232.dll

Each message just simply stated cannot find the (dll) for .
What's happened and how do I fix it? Please if anyone can help I'm in desperate need of a fix soon, I have to hand in my term paper soon.

A:Microsoft word missing grammar/spell check .dlls

I'm having the same problem! My document was pasted from Publisher into Word 2002 (the spell check has never worked in Publisher -- which I don't care about). Other Word documents spell check just fine, but this one gets the same message that Christoph is getting.

HELP!!! It's my resume!

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I want single digits that stand alone to get an underline (red or green, as if they were caught by spellcheck). So the number 24 would be fine, but just 7 or 0 would get an underline.

Example of what I'd like to get an underline: There are 7 people at the party.
What shouldn't get an underline: There are seven people at the party.
What also shouldn't get an underline: There are 77 people at the party.

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Is there a spelling check tools for internet explorer like the one in the fire fox that underline the wrong English spelling wright a way without clicking "check spelling" and give suggestions by right clicking the mouse.

Is there one also for other browsers such as Chrome, Safari and opera?

A:looking for spelling check tool fo IE

Chrome has it builtin.

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I have word 2000, and it will not check the spelling. I have to go into language and uncheck "do not check spelling and grammar". This is with all word files.

A:word will not check spelling


Do a search for and delete all copies of the MS Word template file


This template file may be corrupted and causes many problems including the sort of thing you have.



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All of the sudden my Word XP has stoped checking text in my documents for correct spelling. Even if I goto Tools Spelling it still says it can't find any mistakes even thought I know there are plenty!!! When I first start up and goto Tools and Spelling I get the following message:

The spelling and grammar check is complete
Test marked "Do not check spelling or grammar" was skipped

I never have turned anything like that on and can't figure out how to get it to stop--- help???

A:Word XP no more spelling check?!

Ok so I found that under Tools - Langauge there is a little check box that turns the spelling function off! I have no idea how it would have gotten turned on in the first place!

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I know I'm bothering the devil out of you guys the last few days and I apologize for that but my main computer died a few days ago and I'm having to set up a temporary system to fill the gap.

When I click Send, the spell check box pops up as it always has but every field in it is blank and no misspelled word is highlighted in the body of the mail as usual.

See attachment:

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My details are:
Windows 98 operating system. Installed Office 97 professional edition over Office 95 professional
My problem is:
My spelling checker no longer works. Instead I get a message:
The spelling check is complete. Text set to (no proofing) was skipped. To find (no proofing) text click Edit/Replace click More, click Language, click Format and choose (no proofing).

On following as best I could the above cryptic instructions, I found to my horror that parts of my document had been deleted. I have tried to activate the spelling check through Spelling & Grammar tab on Tools Options but without any success. I have looked at the custom dictionary. It is the same as the one I have used for years without trouble when I was running the predecessor to MS Word 97 SR-1. If I try to edit the Custom.Dic I get a message to set the Automatic Spell Checking check box in Tools Options - but there is no such box.
If nobody can solve this problem, will the followinf work?I have two hard discs C and D. If all else fails, is it safe for me to reinstall the Office 95 version of Word on the D disk. I have Office 98 on the C disk (where I put all my programs).

A:spelling check nightmare

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After I type a new email message in Outlook Express, when I pull down the tools menu, the spelling check option is grayed out, so I am unable to use spelling check. Do I have to buy a spelling check program? My old computer had OE 6.0 with the spelling check in the tools menu. My new computer also is running OE 6.0.

Also, this new computer did not come with Microsoft Word so I installed it from a Microsoft Office 97 disc I have. When I type up a document, I am unable to find a spelling check on any of the pull down menus. There is a "grammer" choice in the tools pull down menu but it does not correct spelling. On the same line as grammer, to the left of it is abc with a checkmark but it doesn't work.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.


A:Solved: Spelling Check Problems

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I use Windows Live Mail for all my e-mail stuff. I need to type mails in 3 languages: Dutch, English and French. I'd like to have spelling check for these 3 languages, however spelling check for French seems to be missing. I went into options and then spelling check. There is a box with languages I can use spelling check on. This includes Dutch, English (UK), English (US), English (Australia) and English (Canada). French is not there. I really need French spelling check. How can I obtain that?
If you need more information, please leave a comment.

Thank you in advance for a response.

A:WLM spelling check language problem

Hi Highdetailz, welcome to 7F!

If I understand you correctly, you don't have French listed in the choice of languages box as shown in this example, correct?

Source Step #4: Windows Live Mail 2011: Add a second language to the Spell checking feature | a Tech-Recipes Tutorial

If so I may have found a way to add it. There are also two other choices you can try.

1. Run a SFC /scannow to repair any corrupt files, then check to see if WLM has the French listing back. If that doesn't work:

2. Repair WLM: In your Start menu search box, type wlarp , and click the application highlighted in the results list. Answer yes to the UAC prompt.

This brings up the dialog window to repair or uninstall. Select Repair all Windows Essentials programs. WLM is part of Windows Essentials so you have to make that choice. When the repair is finished check to see if you have French listed.

wlarp stands for Windows Live Automatic Repair Program.
If all that doesn't bring France back, the third way is more complicated, from a thread on the MS community Forum, top of page 2:

Spanish (Castellano): http://download.microsoft.com/download/E/5/E/E5E11D08-498D-4D31-9F84-1C616D79323D/spl_eses2.cab
French (France): http://download.microsoft.com/download/6/C/2/6C291687-F2CD-467E-A24F-9271E2BB9798/spl_frfr.cab

The folder for Spanish would be
%appdata%\Local Settings\Microsoft\Windows Live Mail\Proof\prf000A\1

and for French
%appdata%\Loc... Read more

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I am unable to compose or reply to email messages because I get a Spelling Check Complete message before I begin tying. The message pops up repeatedly after I click OK. I have not typed a single word; so there is no spelling to check. I have tried changing languages back and forth from English to French to see if that might help. But it did not. Could not find anything on this problem at the Microsoft site. Have run my antivirus software (Rising) and found 2 trojans, which were deleted. But problem continues. I can't be the only person to have experienced this. Any help ill be appreciated.

--- Joe ---


A:Repeating Spelling Check Complete Message

Cross fingers and try
Trial and error with the tick marks

This is done from the pane that shows new mail

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Whenever I attempt to spell check it tells me:
Works cannot finish checking spelling and grammar check because an error occurred. What do I do?

A:Word Spelling and Grammer check error

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My computer did not come with Microsoft Word so I installed it from a Microsoft Office 97 disk I have. It works fine except there is no spelling check function. On my old computer, it was the first choice on the tools pull down menu and it was a spelling and grammer check. On here now is only the grammmer check. It does show abc with a check mark next to the word grammer, but it doesn't correct spelling.

Any help on this one?

A:Solved: Microsoft Word Spelling check inoperable

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I have received some complaints that the spelling check for Windows 10 does not work within most webforms and/or internal websites. While I am typing this message I can see squigly lines for nearly each word since my native language is Dutch and this message
is in English. This same effect does not work for all forms or fields. Sometimes it will give a squigly line but it won't offer any alternative options. It looks lik the type of field detemines if the spelling check works or not.

In the past we had an add-in for Internet Explorer called Spelling Check which was a lot more reliable. Since it is no longer available we don't know how to offer the same functionality for all forms and websites.
Please let me know if there is anything that can be done to improve this.
The current spelling check built into Windows 10 itself only seems to check certain field types. For example the field I am typing in right now seems to be working just fine, highlighting errors and making suggestions. Other websites however this feature
does not seem to work. It looks like there is a differentiation between field types.
Some of our web applications/sites no longer have a spelling check now which is a hassle for our users. Are there any known restrictions to the field types that are checked?

I have also posted this question in the Windows 10 forum because I am unsure if this should be something posted there since the issue is with the new Windows 10 spelling check however it is relate... Read more

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In Live Mail I work with up to 3 different languages.
I understand that the spelling check detects which laguage is used and automatically starts checking accordingly.
Some image of the spelling check menu I have seen on the net did show a "current laguage" button in the spelling check menu.
However in the menu on my computer ( Dutch version) this button is not there.
I appreciate suggestions

A:Windows Live mail spelling check current language

Quote: Originally Posted by pverweij1

In Live Mail I work with up to 3 different languages.
I understand that the spelling check detects which laguage is used and automatically starts checking accordingly.
Some image of the spelling check menu I have seen on the net did show a "current laguage" button in the spelling check menu.
However in the menu on my computer ( Dutch version) this button is not there.
I appreciate suggestions

I have a box (in WLM 2009) that can be checked called "check spelling in current input language". Is that the one? I'm not sure what it does since my spelling is checked even if that box is unchecked but maybe it refers to the case where multiple languages are installed.

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Hi all,
Earlier this year "Check Spelling as you type" in Word 2003 worked fine. Now it does not and the red wavy line does not appear under wrongly spelled words. (unless I click Spelling and Grammar first).
I have tried every suggestion on this web page with no luck.
The registry item named '1' mentioned in the article was missing.
It's a real mystery as the 'check spelling as you type' still works in PowerPoint and also in Windows Live Mail.
I can reactivate 'check spelling as you type' in a document If I choose to run a spell check via the 'Spelling and Grammar' icon on the toolbar or from the 'tools' menu item. Only then does 'check spelling as you type' begin working again for the current document.
I tried a system restore to June which is our earliest restore point for 2014. (I have restore points for 2012 but inexplicably none for 2013. I'd rather avoid going that far back in time)
I re-installed Microsoft Office 2003
any other ideas?

A:Word 2003 - 'Check Spelling as you type' no longer works correctly

You have have tried everything I would have. Unfortunately Microsoft no longer supports Office 2003 products. So you're not going to get much help from them. Office 2003 support ended the same time that XP support ended.http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/help/support-has-ended-for-office-2003-HA103306332.aspx

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Dear all,
Is there a way of adding the French Dictionnary (Spelling check) to Outlook 2007 in Windows 7?


A:Solved: Adding French Dictionnary (Spelling check) to Outlook 2007 in Windows 7


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I couldn't find an answer in the search base.

Upgraded from Vista to Windows 7. Strictly an internet access issue. This is a very randomly generated message, that may pop up at any time. Seems to be a function of Panda's Anti-phishing security and will occur in Opera, Firefox, and Chrome, never use IE so don't know about it. Sometimes, I can go to the previous window (or 2) and everything is fine, advancing back to the original problem window and it will open normally. Sometimes opening another browser will fix the problem. At the bottom of the error message page is a Yahoo search bar. I never use Yahoo, especially since I started getting these messages. I wonder if the problem is related to Yahoo.

http://www.pandadomainadvisor.com/search.php (this is the url displayed when I get the error message). Is there a Panda setting that I can disable or enable to prevent this from happening. The websites are viable and my internet connection is live when I get these messages. I tend to keep several windows open at once and it may infect 1 or 2 or all.


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On a fresh install of Win 7SP1 64, the WindowsUpdate.log file says the machine downloaded 36 msus for IE spelling in 36 languages. An example file name is:


the full url is:


The same msu (same sha1 hashes) can be downloaded as IE-Spelling-en.msu from here:

Are there KB update codes for those 36 msu's? for example, KB codes that would appear in the systeminfo.exe list? like this:

Hotfix(s): 222 Hotfix(s) Installed.
[01]: KB2849697
[02]: KB2849696
[03]: KB2841134
[04]: KB2670838
[05]: KB2479943

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Can anyone recommend a really good grammar software program for word processing documents and presentation software?

MS Word just doesn't do it by telling you about an error and not giving you answers on how to fix it.


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May I know where can I find/download good programs that help me to check or correct my grammar mistakes ?

I have a few so far but they are not as good as I expected /wanted.

Thank you.

A:Grammar checker

While there are many good applications that check spelling, something a computer can do, there are none that can adequately correct any but simple grammar mistakes, as the latter requires a rather high level of sophistication that all but the largest computers (and programs) lack. Moreover, grammatical mistakes would certainly change betweem, for example, formal and informal English styles.
So for the present, your best recourse is to read and use the standard books on grammar and whatever style sheet you need to use.

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Hi Folks,

My spelling is very bad but my grammar and punctuation is worse. Does anybody know of a program similar to spell check
that I can download to help me with this ? Thanks for your help.


A:Grammar And Punctuation

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Anyone know of a good free grammar checker for Windows Seven?

I don't have MS Word or MS Office. It would be best if it worked with a plain text editor.

A:Free Grammar Checker for W7?

Grammarly looks good.
Best Grammar Checker and Proofreading Software by Grammarly

As does Whitesmoke.
English Grammar Checker Software | WhiteSmoke | World-Leading Language Solutions by WhiteSmoke
WhiteSmoke 2011 - CNET Download.com

And though I've never seen it before, a user review on cnet tells me Ginger Grammar and Spell Checker is decent.
Ginger Software - The World's Leading Grammar and Spell Checker
Ginger Grammar and Spell Checker - CNET Download.com

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Does anyone know of a good grammar checker?

A:Solved: Grammar Checker

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I am trying to edit my dissertation and would like to use the grammar function to check for errors in spacing. When I go to the spelling & grammar tab all of the tabs under grammar and setting are shaded and I cannot check any box.


A:Cannot activate grammar completely shaded

Hi smileykj

Welcome to Tech Support Guy Forums!

What operating system, and word processing program (version?) are you using?

If it is Word, see if this link helps:
WD97: Spelling, Grammar Not Available in Word Running on Window 2000 or Windows XP

Let us know if that makes a difference.

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Hi, I?m installing word on my dad computer that writes often in the same word document in spanish and english. Can I set up the spell check to cover both languages automatically instead of switching everytime. I?m lost if i set up one languague the other is not covered.. Ideas?



A:office 08 Changing my speller and grammar

Hi, dennisnoyes, and welcome to the forums.

In Office '07, I think you can use the following method to do it....

MS Office 2007 - Spell check in multiple languages - The Something Awful Forums

If you're referring to Office 2008 for Mac, I am not sure you can.

Also, here is another alternative - OpenOffice.org - New ways to select language for spell check - OpenOffice.org Ninja

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Hi, I'm looking for grammar and spell checking software to implement on my website and use in the office.

Something like this free online grammar checker.

Any ideas?

A:looking for new grammar checking application or software

why don't you just grab the html code from Ginger's spell checker software website?
Grab it from here: http://www.gingersoftware.com/media/media_kit.html

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