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You know how it is: Red sqiggly line under word, looks OK to me, click on "Add to Dictionary" -- sudden realisation, that's NOT how you spell it. Now what?

Can I make things right again, or am I stuck with Word accepting a mis-spelling?

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migrated from Oct 22 '09 at 11:06

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Below are the steps to delete dictionary entries in Word 2007.

  1. Open Word.
  2. Click the Office button.
  3. Click the Word Options button.
  4. Click Proofing (Pic A - Step 1.)
  5. Click Custom Dictionaries (Pic A - Step 2.)
  6. Click Edit Word List (Pic A - Step 3.)
  7. Select the word from the dictionary which you want to delete and click the Delete button. (Pic B)

Word 2007 Options Screen

Pic A.

Dictionary Editor Screen

Pic B.

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Here's the instructions anyway.

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Don't just post a link as your answer. It's fine if you quote and link back, that at least shows effort. – random Oct 22 '09 at 14:57

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