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Setting Spell-Checking Options in Excel

To set spell-checking options in Excel, first open the Excel Options dialog box. To do this, click the File tab, and then click Options. In the Excel Options dialog box, click Proofing. Under Excel Proofing, do one or more of the following:

  • To turn off automatic spell checking, under When correcting spelling in cells, clear the Check spelling as you type check box.

  • To turn on automatic spell checking for specific worksheets,

    1. Click the worksheet that you want to check for spelling errors.

    2. Under Exceptions for:, next to (worksheet name), click Settings.

  • (Optional)

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