Word language settings

There is nothing more annoying than having microsoft word tell you that the UK spelling of a word is wrong.┬áThe solution to this is so simple it makes me wish I’d found it years ago.

It’s even possible to change the language of the whole document or just a part of it. To change a part of the text, highlight that text and perform the following, to change the global language make sure nothing is selected.

Word 2011

    1. From the ‘tools’ menu, select ‘language’. The default is likely to be ‘English (US)’.
    2. Change the selection to the language of your choice.
    3. If you want ALL new documents to use that language, hit ‘Default’ then ‘Yes’ to confirm.

For window versions, i believe the language options are in the proofing ribbon, but look here for more info.

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