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    Spelling (Outlook 2003)

    How can I get words (like my name!) into a dictionary so that the Web mail spell-check doesn't flag it every time???

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    Re: Spelling (Outlook 2003)

    <P ID="edit" class=small>(Edited by DaveA on 03-Feb-06 17:54. )</P>When a word that is found not in your "dictionary" there is a "Option" to "Add", select Add and the word will be added to your custom dictionary.

    I use "IESpell" which can be found here , it is <img src=/S/free.gif border=0 alt=free width=30 height=15> and works well.

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    Re: Spelling (Outlook 2003)

    On a similar topic, I have my default spell checker correctly set in my options to Australian English. That is also my default in my general XP Control Panel. Yet every time I send a message from outlook, it defaults to the US English spell checker. It really bugs me, I'm not a Yank, I'm not keen on "zedding" everything...like "authorize"...the word is "authorise"...arrggh.
    It's my little problem I know, but any assistance greatly appreciated!
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    Re: Spelling (Outlook 2003)

    If you are using Word as your e-mail editor check your language setting in Word - Tools | Language | Set Language.

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    Re: Spelling (Outlook 2003)

    No, I'm not using Word as my editor - and it is sent in Aussie English anyway...still no luck

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    Re: Spelling (Outlook 2003)

    Just to double check this is Outlook and NOT Outlook Express correct? Also, do you have 'Automatically detect language' set?

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    Re: Spelling (Outlook 2003)

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    Re: Spelling (Outlook 2003)

    Thanks all - seems to be working now, don't know why though - maybe I just hit it the right way in frustration.

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    Re: Spelling (Outlook 2003)

    Maybe it was a Microsoft Christmas present especially for you. <img src=/S/anigrin.gif border=0 alt=anigrin width=19 height=19> <img src=/S/nope.gif border=0 alt=nope width=15 height=15> Anyway, glad it is working now.

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    Re: Spelling (Outlook 2003)

    I'm using 2007 (Windows XP) and had the same problem. Had NZ English selected in both Outlook and Word, but it was still defaulting to US when spell checking emails. However, I appear to have fixed the problem by setting NZ as the "default input language" in ControlPanel/RegionalAndLanguageOptions/LanguageTab/DetailsButton.

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