Mobile menu

How to use a spell check for the Excel program?
Thread poster: Martina Keskintepe

Martina Keskintepe  Identity Verified
Malta
Local time: 23:34
Member (2002)
English to German
+ ...
May 16, 2003

I have the Duden Korrektor installed on my word program but it does not work when I use Excel. Does anyone know how to run a spell check on an Excel program?



Thanks!


Direct link Reply with quote
 

Uldis Liepkalns  Identity Verified
Latvia
Local time: 00:34
Member (2003)
English to Latvian
+ ...
Tools>Spelling May 16, 2003

Not as sophisticated as in Word, but functions...
[addsig]


Direct link Reply with quote
 

Martina Keskintepe  Identity Verified
Malta
Local time: 23:34
Member (2002)
English to German
+ ...
TOPIC STARTER
Is there no other option? May 16, 2003

Thanks, Uldis, but I do not have German as a language option on my PC, that is why I installed the Duden Korrektor.

I guess there is no other way to check spelling using Excel, is there?

I can only think of a very complicated way: copy and paste everything from Excel into Word and have it checked there.



Direct link Reply with quote
 

Uldis Liepkalns  Identity Verified
Latvia
Local time: 00:34
Member (2003)
English to Latvian
+ ...
You can open your Excel file in Word May 16, 2003

only it not always displays very good.

But- ussually spellcheckers work with all MS Office programms. What your spellchecker\'s help says?






[addsig]


Direct link Reply with quote
 

Martina Keskintepe  Identity Verified
Malta
Local time: 23:34
Member (2002)
English to German
+ ...
TOPIC STARTER
No help from the Duden help menu May 16, 2003

Thank you for hanging in there with me, Uldis

I have checked out the Duden help menu, but got no help here.

You suggested running the Excel program in Word itself. How would I do that?





Direct link Reply with quote
 

Vesna Zivcic  Identity Verified
Local time: 23:34
German to Croatian
+ ...
Excel in Word May 16, 2003

In Word, choose File, Open, then tick Files of all Type at the bottom, and open the file with .xls extension you want to view.



The feature that makes it possible to view Excel files in Word environment may be already installed on your computer. If this is not the case, a dialog box will prompt you to insert your Word installation CD into CD-ROM for automatic installation.


Direct link Reply with quote
 

Martina Keskintepe  Identity Verified
Malta
Local time: 23:34
Member (2002)
English to German
+ ...
TOPIC STARTER
I finally managed! May 17, 2003

Thanks Vesna and Uldis!



I finally managed to view my Excel file in Word. Your instructions worked perfectly! Thank God this forum exists!



Have a great weekend and best regards,

Martina


Direct link Reply with quote
 


To report site rules violations or get help, contact a site moderator:


You can also contact site staff by submitting a support request »

How to use a spell check for the Excel program?

Advanced search






WordFinder
The words you want Anywhere, Anytime

WordFinder is the market's fastest and easiest way of finding the right word, term, translation or synonym in one or more dictionaries. In our assortment you can choose among more than 120 dictionaries in 15 languages from leading publishers.

More info »
SDL Trados Studio 2017 Freelance
The leading translation software used by over 250,000 translators.

SDL Trados Studio 2017 helps translators increase translation productivity whilst ensuring quality. Combining translation memory, terminology management and machine translation in one simple and easy-to-use environment.

More info »



All of ProZ.com
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs