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When using Word 2011 for Mac, when I paste an image or create a new line after selecting all text and changing the language, the document will at those places change language.

This is very annoying, so is there a way to force Word to only allow one language in the document no matter what happens?

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you can create a macro which selects all document contents and changes it to the desired language. also, you can make a quick access button for it. – Lorenzo Von Matterhorn Dec 31 '12 at 13:59
@Znau Is it possible to make a macro, which changes the language while keeping the current selection/caret position? ActiveDocument.Content.LanguageID = lang, seems to change the language, but it doesn't work. – Tyilo Dec 31 '12 at 15:17
This actually works for me: – Lorenzo Von Matterhorn Dec 31 '12 at 20:52 - go to "Language" section. Simply remove other languages and set default the one you want. However, I think that setting the default language alone will do it.

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@Emestas I normally write in 2 different languages, so I can't remove all the others. – Tyilo Jan 2 '13 at 13:24

Choose your language in tab Review > language then uncheck Detect laguage automatically from the status bar.

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I can't see that option: – Tyilo Jan 6 '13 at 21:53

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