You can set the language for the spell checker or disabling the spell checker for a specific section of text. If you ever add a paragraph or a quote to your document that’s in a different language from your default, this can be really useful.
- [Voiceover] In this movie I want to talk about…setting the language for the spell checker…or disabling the spell checker…for a specific section of text.…If you ever add a paragraph or a quote to your…document that's in a different language from…your default, this can be really useful.…So, I'm going to start by adding some text…that's in a different language.…My default language here is English…and all of the existing text in this document…is in English, but I'm going to start a new line here…and I'm going to type in something in Italian.…
Now the following few steps may happen…in a different order for you.…At this point, if you were doing this on your computer…there are a few things that you might see.…You might see it just trigger the spell checker…with the red underlines, which is what I see here.…Or, it might detect the language…that you've typed automatically.…In that case you would see a yellow bar…up at the top of the document offering…to download the appropriate proofing tools…for the language that you've typed in.…
Note: These tutorials apply to both the Windows and Mac versions of Word 2016.
- Setting default font and saving location for new documents
- Replacing text automatically
- Working with hyperlinks
- Viewing word and character counts
- Customizing your dictionary
- Locking documents