How do I check my spelling?

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Checking your spelling is an important part of sending announcements, event or task updates, etc. Fortunately, most browsers support some type of spell-checking integration!

Internet Explorer 10 (Windows 8)

In Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 8, turning spell checking on or off isn't done through Internet Explorer. It is instead done through you computer's settings. To change these settings:

  1. Press the 'Windows'-key and 'C'-key at the same time.
  2. Click "Settings" in the dialog that pops-up on the side of the screen.
  3. At the bottom, there should be an option for "Change PC Settings".
  4. In the "PC Settings" screen, click "General".
  5. You will see a section titled spelling. There you can select the settings for "Auto correct misspelled words" and "Highlight misspelled words".

Google Chrome

In Google Chrome, this can be done directly in your browser.

  1. Select the "Options" menu from the top right of the screen.
  2. Click "Settings".
  3. Select the option to "Show advanced settings...".
  4. Scroll down to the "Languages" section and select "Language and input settings...".
  5. At the bottom of the pop-up, there is an option to "Enable spell checking", select the check-box and click "Done".

Firefox

In Firefox, this can be done directly in your browser.

  1. Select the "Tools" menu from the top of the screen.
  2. Select "Options".
  3. Select the "Advanced" tab.
  4. In the "Browsing" section, there is an option called "Check my spelling as I type".
  5. Select or deselect this, and click "OK".

Safari (Mac OS X)

In Safari, this can be done directly in your browser.

  1. Open Safari and select the "Edit" menu from the top of the screen. 
  2. Select "Spelling and Grammar" from the list.
  3. Select "Check Spelling While Typing" to turn on spell check.

 

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