How to Turn on Spell Check in Word 2007

by Donny Quinn
Microsoft Word allows easy access to dictionaries and thesauri.

Microsoft Word allows easy access to dictionaries and thesauri.

Spell check aids Microsoft Word users by allowing them to review any errors in grammar and spelling. While other versions of Microsoft Word place spell check in various sections, knowing how to use spell check in Microsoft Word 2007 can greatly aid in document creation.

Turning on Spell Check

Click the "Review" tab from the document screen; it is the sixth tab from the left. After clicking the Review tab, a new toolbar will pop up at the top of the document.

Click "Spelling & Grammar," which you will find at the far left side of the review toolbar. The icon consists of a thick blue check mark and the letters "ABC" at the top. When you click the icon, the spell checker pops up.

Use the spell checker review all grammar and spelling mistakes.

About the Author

Donny Quinn has been writing professionally since 2002 and has been published on various websites. He writes technical manuals for a variety of companies, including restaurants, hotels and salons. Quinn is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in English at Georgia State University.

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