Please Note: This article is written for users of the following Microsoft Excel versions: 2007, 2010, and 2013. If you are using an earlier version (Excel 2003 or earlier), this tip may not work for you. For a version of this tip written specifically for earlier versions of Excel, click here: Setting Spell-Checking Options.
by Allen Wyatt
(last updated July 6, 2015)
Excel includes a spelling checker that you can use to proof the text in your worksheets. There are a few options that you can set for the spelling checker. For instance, you can make sure the spelling checker doesn't check words that are all uppercase or those that have numbers in the word.
To change the spelling checker options, follow these steps:
Figure 1. The proofing options in the Excel Options dialog box.
ExcelTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Excel training. This tip (6151) applies to Microsoft Excel 2007, 2010, and 2013. You can find a version of this tip for the older menu interface of Excel here: Setting Spell-Checking Options.
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