Spellcheckers and UK vs US English (Office 2003)
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Nov 25, 2004

I wonder if anyone can help me out. I am using 'Stedman's plus' medical spellchecker in Office 2003 and as a result seem to be unable to set texts to UK English. As I understand it, Stedman's installs in the US English dictionary (it is a US spellchecker). This is fine, but now, even if my text is set UK English, Word keeps flagging non-medical UK spellings as wrong (and suggesting US spellings). I'm not sure if this is a Word glitch or it depends on the spellchecker.

Does anyone out there know if there is a way to resolve this? What I would like to be able to do is only use Stedman's plus when the text is set to US English. Alternatively, does anyone know of a medical spellchecker that can be adapted to both UK and US texts, or at least doesn't prevent the other settings from being used?

Many thanks in advance

Iain


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Not with Stedman's plus Nov 25, 2004

With Stedman's plus installed, UK and US English doesn't seem to work perfectly. Even if you start a new document and set UK English as default, the dictionary works from US English.

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