Video: Check spelling and grammar

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When you’re working in a file, your Office app checks for spelling and basic grammar.

Fix spelling and grammar as you work

  1. Right-click text with a squiggly line or a double underline underneath.

  2. Select the correct spelling from the list of suggestions.

Check your entire file

  1. Select Review > Spelling & Grammar or press F7.

  2. In the Editor pane, select the correct spelling from the list of suggestions.

  3. Select Change All to fix every time this word appears in your file.

    Or you can select:

    • Add to Dictionary: If you’d like Office to remember this spelling across all apps in the future.

    • Ignore Once: To ignore the mistake and remove the squiggly line or double underline.

    • Ignore All: To ignore the mistakes and remove the squiggly line or double underline for all instances of this text in the file.

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