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Check spelling, grammar, and clarity

Check spelling, grammar, and clarity

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Word autocorrects a lot of mistakes for you, and if it's not autocorrected, you'll see colored underlines appear under words to check for spelling, grammar, and clarity.

  • To check each item that Word finds, right-click the underlined text and learn more about the issue. Accept the change that Word suggests, or ignore it.

  • To check the whole document, moving to each issue Word finds, press F7.

See also

For more topics on spelling and grammar, see Spelling and grammar in Word

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