Editing custom dictionary in Word


  1. Posts : 63
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    Editing custom dictionary in Word


    I have found how to edit 'custom.dic' and have removed some oddities that had crept in.

    However one problem (that I know of) remains. In MSWord, I type the correct word and when I hit return it changes to an incorrect spelling (that I must have entered by mistake at some point).

    My query is how to correct this autocorrection as it is not in custom.dic.

    Any ideas?

    Thanks.

    Winver 1909-18363.720
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    Windows 10 Home x64 Version 20H2 Build 19042.928
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    Alan,

    Word Options, Proofing, AutoCorrect Options, AutoCorrect tab
    and look through the Replace as you type list for the false correction entry.
    Editing custom dictionary in Word-screenshot-18-word-options-proofing-autocorrect-options-autocorrect.png

    Denis
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  3. Posts : 63
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter
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    Denis
    Great; all solved. The depth of actions, automated or not, is greater than I had realised.
    Thanks for your quick and helpful response.

    Alan
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