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Tools Language When a grammatical error is displayed, this command is replaced with the Next sentence command, which causes Word to skip the current error and resume check- ing with the next sentence. Use this button or the Change button to enter a custom correction in the error window. 6. Change . Select an correction in the Suggestions window or enter a custom correction in the error window and then click the Change button to effect that change. 7. Change All. Available only with spelling errors, this button changes all instances of the error in the document to the selected suggestion. 8. AutoCorrect . This button adds the misspelled word and the selected correction to the AutoCorrect list. The next time the same error is encountered in a document, Word corrects the error as soon as it's typed in the document. Read more about Word's AutoCorrect feature later in this chapter. 9. Dictionary language. Select a dictionary from any installed language. 10. Check grammar. This option is selected by default. Disable it to have Word check only spelling errors. This option remains disabled until you enable it again. 11. Options . This opens the Spelling and Grammar tab of Tools Options, which is covered in detail in Chapter 3. 12. Undo . Reverse the last correction made. Use the Status Bar to Find Spelling Errors Quickly If Word is set to check spelling as you type, a small book icon appears on the status bar, bearing either a red checkmark or a red X. The red X indicates that there are spelling errors in a document. Double-click the icon to jump to the first error after the insertion point. Word highlights the error and opens the context menu for you. Tools Language Tools Language is a submenu with commands for selecting the default language used in Word, opening a thesaurus, and controlling hyphenation. These commands are cov- ered in the next few sections. Add a Dictionary Command to the Language Menu To make the Tools Language submenu complete, add the Dictionary command to it. Choose Tools Customize Com- mands and select the Tools category. Drag the Dictionary com- mand to the Tools Language submenu. Use this command to open and edit custom dictionaries defined using Tools Op- tions Spelling&Grammar Custom Dictionary. Tools Chapter 9:Tools | 247