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Spelling correction ONLY works for US not UK spelling style [closed]

asked 2015-05-15 11:12:57 +0100

crazybear gravatar image

updated 2020-08-03 00:36:45 +0100

Alex Kemp gravatar image

I have, I believe, downlodad both the US an UK spelling packs, but never, in any version, have I EVER been able to spell check in UK spelling style. My default setting is US spelling - is that the problem? I do editing and people send me papers to edit in British style, sometimes. It would be a horrible task to change my default setting every time just to edit such a please.

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answered 2015-05-15 15:09:28 +0100

ROSt52 gravatar image

You need to give your PC a hint that you now want to use British English.
Tools > Language > For all text > select British English,

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answered 2015-05-16 07:19:54 +0100

crazybear gravatar image

I have done that, with NO positive results. For some reason it corrects and/or offers synonyms only for US English.

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