Office 2010 - Word Intermediate - Proofing Tools

Office 2010 - Word Intermediate - Proofing Tools

In this course you will learn how to use the proofing tools in Word 2010. By making use of these tools, you can be sure that the spelling and grammar in your work is always correct.

Updated Jul 20, 2024

What you'll learn

  • How to check spelling and grammar in Word 2010
  • How to use AutoCorrect to automatically fix frequent typos
  • How to use the built-in Thesaurus in Word 2010
Course Description

Learning Objectives

  • Identify Spelling Errors 
  • Identify Grammar Errors 
  • Amend Spelling 
  • Hide Spelling Errors 
  • Hide Grammar Errors 
  • Check Spelling 
  • Use Grammar Checker 
  • Use the Thesaurus

Course Overview

  • In this course you looked at Word's Proofing tools the spelling and grammar checker and the thesaurus.
  • Spelling mistakes are underlined with red wavy lines and an x appears in the spelling icon at the bottom of the screen.
  • Grammatical errors appear with green wavy lines.
  • Spelling Checker helps find any spelling mistakes by comparing words against its own dictionary.
  • Grammar Checker uses rules that are associated with the selected Writing Style. The Spelling and Grammar Checker is located in the Proofing group on the Review tab
  • If you regularly make certain typos, then add them to the AutoCorrect list so they will be automatically corrected.
  • The Thesaurus presents alternative words with similar meanings to the selected word and is found in the Proofing group on the Review tab