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Chapter 8. Making the Most of Word's Pro... > Spell Checking Text in Foreign Langu...

Spell Checking Text in Foreign Languages

By default, Word is installed with spelling and grammar dictionaries for three languages: English, Spanish, and French. You can spell check text in any of these three languages, or in any other language whose proofing files you install.

To proof in a foreign language, first mark the text you want to proofread to specify the language it is written in—or ask Word to attempt to identify the language automatically. (Doing so is covered in the following section.) After the text has been properly identified, use the spell checker and grammar checker as you normally do.


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