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MSN Explorer: Check spelling in your e-mail messages

The spelling checker is available only if you have Microsoft Office, Microsoft Office Word, or Microsoft Works installed.

Check spelling in an e-mail message

  1. In an e-mail message, click the Check spelling button Check spelling button.

  2. In the Spelling dialog box:

    • If the word in the Change to box is the correct spelling, click Change or Change All.

    • If a word in the Suggestions box is correct, select the word, and then click Change or Change All.

    • To keep your spelling of the word without adding the word to the dictionary, click Ignore or Ignore All.

    • To keep your spelling and add your spelling of the word to the dictionary, click Add.

    • To undo the last spelling correction that you made, click Undo Last.

  3. When the spelling check is complete, click OK.

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After you add a word to your dictionary, you can remove it using the dictionary within Office, Microsoft Word, or Works.

Set spelling checker preferences

  1. Click the Help & Settings menu, and then click Settings.

  2. In the left pane, click E-mail.

  3. Click Writing E-mail, and then click Spelling checker.

  4. Select the spelling rules that you want to use, and then click Save Changes.

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To turn the spelling checker off, clear all of the check boxes on the page, and then click Save Changes.

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