Spell Check in Excel Tutorial


Excel - Spell Check

Microsoft Excel offers you the option of Spell Check, which is inbuilt program in Excel. With this option, you can check for the errors in the spelling of the text content marked by a red underline.

Spell Check basis

The following steps will illustrate how to launch or access the Spell Check Feature

  • You can launch the Spell Check by going into the Preview on the top and choose Spelling. You can do the same by pressing F7 on the keyboard.
  • You can now select the range of the cells where you want to apply this feature to correct any spelling errors.
  • The Spell Check will analyze the words for correct spelling and any incorrect word is found, it will show the correct suggestions in the Spelling dialogue box.

Exploring options

Let us now explore the various options that are listed in the spell check dialogue.

  • Ignore Once: This options allows you to ignore the spell check on current word and continuing to check other words normally. 
  • Ignore All: This option allows you to ignore the mistaken word found by spell check every time it occurs in the sheet. .
  • Add to Dictionary: This option allows you to include a new word in Excel’s Dictionary database permanently.
  • Change: This option allows you to replace the current word with any of the selected word in the suggestion box. .
  • Change All: This option allows you to replace the current word with the selected word in the suggestion box every time it occurs in the sheet.
  • AutoCorrect: This option allows Excel to replace the mistaken word with the suggested correct word selected from the list automatically without asking.

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