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Marking misspelled words and grammatical errors as you type in WordPerfect

Marking misspelled words and grammatical errors as you type in WordPerfect

 


You can use Spell-As-You-Go to automatically check spelling in a document. Spell-As-You-Go underlines misspelled words in red. 

 


You can also use Grammar-As-You-Go to automatically correct grammatical errors. Grammar-As-You-Gounderlines grammatical errors in blue. 

 


Prompt-As-You-Go replaces misspelled words, grammatical errors, and synonyms. The Prompt-As-You-Golist box displays suggestions as you type. A color coding system identifies the type of error encountered: 

 

  • If the text in the Prompt-As-You-Go box is red, the word may be misspelled. 
  • If the text is blue, there may be a grammar or usage error. 
  • If the text is black, you can choose a synonym to replace the word. 
  • If the box is blank, there are no suggestions for the word. 

 


In this example, the Prompt-As-You-Go list box displays suggestions for a misspelled word. 

 


To check for misspelled words automatically   

 

  • Click Tools Proofread  > Spell-As-You-Go

Note

A red underline displays below each misspelled word.  


Spell-As-You-Go is enabled if a bullet displays next to it. If Grammar-As- You-Go is enabled, Spell-As-You-Go is also enabled even though there is no bullet next to Spell-As-You-Go

 


Tip: 


You can disable the automatic checking of spelling errors by clicking Tools Proofread  Off.  


You can replace the misspelled word with a new word by right-clicking the misspelled word and clicking a word from the menu.

 

 


To check for grammatical errors automatically   

 

  • Click Tools Proofread > Grammar-As-You-Go

Note: 

A blue underline displays below each grammar error.  


If Grammar-As-You-Go is enabled, Spell-As-You-Go is also enabled even though there is no bullet next toSpell-As-You-Go.  

 


Tip: 


You can disable the automatic checking of grammatical errors by clicking Tools > Proofread Off 

 

 


To enable prompts for correcting spelling and grammar and using synonyms   

 


1.   Click Tools Proofread Prompt-As-You-Go


       A check mark next to the Prompt-As-You-Go command indicates that Prompt-As-You-Go is enabled. 


2.   Click a word or phrase in your document. 


3.   Choose the replacement text from the Prompt-As-You-Go list box on the property bar. 

 


Note: 


If the text in the Prompt-As-You-Go box is red, the word may be misspelled. If the text is blue, there may be a grammar or usage error. If the text is black, you can choose a synonym to replace the word. If the box is blank, there are no suggestions for the word.  

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