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#1 Guest_3Keiki_*

Posted 27 January 2013 - 07:04 PM

Hi
partway through an assignment and my stupid word keeps turning off the spell and grammar check it is really annoying and I need to get it stay on
Please help me I am shocking with MS

K

#2 BetteBoop

Posted 27 January 2013 - 07:12 PM

Tools -->

Options -->

Spelling and Grammar--->

click the Check Spelling and Grammar As I Type box

Also remember the help function. Just type a word or two in the search field and it will give you instructions.

#3 Guest_3Keiki_*

Posted 27 January 2013 - 07:18 PM

Thanks BB I did try the help function it took we thru something different and when I went back the doc it had turned off in the box at the bottom of the page again...
will try yours now

#4 Guest_3Keiki_*

Posted 27 January 2013 - 07:26 PM

nope still not resetting

#5 katpaws

Posted 27 January 2013 - 07:35 PM

Copy and paste your text to a new document without the original formatting. This really sucks and can be time consuming to reformat  but it is what I do as a last resort. Save it with a different name. You could do a google search asking this question and maybe get some bettet advice.


#6 Coffeegirl

Posted 27 January 2013 - 07:36 PM

Do you need to do the check as you go, or can you not do it all at the end as you revise and edit?

Personally I hate having it on all the time as I grew up in Canada and the US so often mix words ending in re/er while I type.  I also find the constant reminder that I have typed soemthing wrong distracting if I am trying to get a document done in a certain time frame.  



#7 katpaws

Posted 27 January 2013 - 07:41 PM

Coffee girl sometimes thetr is a glitch  in word that prevents spellchecking while you are typing and when you ask it to occur.

#8 Guest_3Keiki_*

Posted 27 January 2013 - 07:45 PM

katpaws will try yours I really need to check as I type as I have 3 hours to do a 1000 word essay have left home due the river rise and about to cry again anyway...

I am typing so fast am making silly mistakes on keyboard and it just won't recognise them

#9 Moo point

Posted 27 January 2013 - 07:48 PM

If you're in Word 2007, go to the office button (top left hand side), click on Word Options, then Proofing. Check that the boxes at the bottom are unticked (hide spelling/grammar in this document).

#10 Guest_3Keiki_*

Posted 27 January 2013 - 07:50 PM

Katpaws i heart you
it worked now I only need cry over the fact I haven't got my notes

#11 Sui-yat

Posted 27 January 2013 - 08:01 PM

Is there any chance of applying for special consideration and getting an extension due to the fact you had to evacuate?

#12 katpaws

Posted 27 January 2013 - 08:06 PM

Do you mean notes from the original document or hard copy?

Glad to help...if only a little.   original.gif

Edited by katpaws, 27 January 2013 - 08:06 PM.


#13 Guest_3Keiki_*

Posted 27 January 2013 - 08:07 PM

nah not with this prof,
She will just say I was slack not to have had it finished earlier and she is right
can only do what you can do though right

#14 Guest_3Keiki_*

Posted 27 January 2013 - 08:11 PM

notes I supposed to use for essay

#15 katpaws

Posted 27 January 2013 - 08:21 PM

Sorry I cant help with that. Good luck. Hope it works out for you .




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