Changing spellchecker’s dictionary
Thread poster: xxxInes Cas
xxxInes Cas

Mar 1, 2007

Hi all,
I use the Microsoft Proofing tools spellchecker (Word 2003) and by mistake I have added a word that is incorrect to the dictionary. Could someone kindly tell me if there is a way of viewing the words I have added myself to the dictionary and how can I delete the incorrect word?

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Luiza Modesto  Identity Verified
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Deleting a word Mar 1, 2007

My MSWord is in English. Go to "Tools", "Options", click on the "Spelling&Grammar" tab, click on "Custom Dictionaries" button then on "Modify". Look for the word you entered and delete it. Good luck.

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PAS  Identity Verified
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Custom.dic Mar 2, 2007

Custom.dic is the default name of the file containing all the user-added words.

Find the location of the file (using Windows Explorer) and make a backup copy. This is just to be safe.

This is a text file with one word per line. You can edit it using the Windows Notepad or even MS Word (you have to save it as a text file if you edit it in Word).

It is useful to go through the custom.dic file on foot, so to speak, and weed out any other words you may have added that you don't need anymore.

Pawel Skalinski

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