Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Looking at Error Notifications
Table 10-1 Responding to Proo ing Notifications
List of Suggestions
For potential spelling or contextual spelling errors, provides
one or more words that might represent the correctly spelled
version of the word in your text.
For potential grammar errors, provides a brief description of
the problem or possible replacement text.
Instructs Word to ignore only the lagged proofing error.
Instructs Word to ignore all instances of the lagged proofing
error in the current document.
Add To Dictionary (Spelling
Adds the word as it’s spelled in your document to your
custom dictionary, which ensures that the term won’t be lagged
as a potential error in the future. (Custom dictionaries are
discussed in detail in the section titled “Managing Custom
Dictionaries,” on page <OV>.)
AutoCorrect (Spelling only)
Use this to add an AutoCorrect entry for the misspelled
word. You can have the misspelled word automatically
replaced with the correctly spelled word by clicking the
correctly spelled word in the AutoCorrect menu, as shown in
Figure 10-2. Alternatively, you can manually add an
AutoCorrect entry. For more information on AutoCorrect, see
Specifies that a particular word or phrase is written in
another language. If proofreading tools are installed for that
language, Word uses the appropriate language dictionary to
check the text. If a corresponding language dictionary is not
installed, Word will skip the specified words without marking
them as potential errors
Spelling or Grammar
Displays the Spelling or Grammar dialog box, which provides
access to additional proofing options. These dialog boxes are
similar to the Spelling And Grammar dialog box, which you
can access on the Review tab in the Proofing group or by
About This Sentence
Provides additional information about the potential error
lagged by Word.
Displays the Research pane and presents information from
reference sources about the lagged text. If your computer
is online, you can find additional information about the
term by using other research services and resources such as
encyclopedias and Web sites. Note that this option provides
information about the lagged text but doesn’t necessarily
present a grammatical ix.