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: Adjusting Spell Check for Internet Addresses.
by Allen Wyatt
(last updated May 30, 2018)
If you use the spelling checker to examine the text in a worksheet, you might want it to ignore Internet-related data, such as URLs and e-mail addresses. You can instruct the spelling checker to ignore anything that looks like an Internet address by following these steps:
Figure 1. The Proofing options of the Excel Options dialog box.
ExcelTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Excel training. This tip (6212) applies to Microsoft Excel 2007, 2010, and 2013. You can find a version of this tip for the older menu interface of Excel here: Adjusting Spell Check for Internet Addresses.
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