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How to Use the Excel Spell Check Shortcut

If you're like most people, you probably use Microsoft Excel for a variety of tasks. Whether you're tracking your personal finances, managing a small business, or working on a complex data analysis, Excel is up to the task. And, like most Microsoft Office applications, Excel includes a spell checker tool to help you ensure your work is error-free.

But did you know there's a shortcut you can use to run a spell check in Excel? It's a little-known feature, but it can be a real time-saver if you use it regularly.

Here's how to use the Excel spell check shortcut:

  1. Open the worksheet you want to check for spelling errors.
  2. Click the Review tab on the Ribbon.
  3. Click the Spelling button in the Proofing group.
  4. Excel will now scan your worksheet for spelling errors.
  5. When it finds a potential error, it will highlight the word in question and display a menu of options.
  6. You can choose to ignore the error, add the word to the dictionary, or make a correction.
  7. Repeat this process until Excel has checked the entire worksheet for spelling errors.

That's all there is to it! By using this shortcut, you can quickly and easily check your Excel worksheets for spelling errors. So next time you're proofreading a worksheet, be sure to give it a try.

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