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How to have the button on quick access bar to toggle spelling check on and off in Word 2010?

I cannot find such button on the ribbon. Currently we have to open the menu File - Option - Proofing - Check grammar... I am working with with two languages i.e. English and Vietnamese, and the need ...
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Can I edit Microsoft Word 2011 Mac grammar (capitalization)?

The house style of the company I work for is to not capitalize "internet". Microsoft Word for Mac 2011 flags this as a grammar error. I tried added lowercase "internet" to the spelling dictionary, ...
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How to save a grammar rule setting that I have ignored and use it for all my future documents in Microsoft Word

Being a JavaScript developer, recent days I am in a habit of writing words with spaces on both ends of a bracket. An example - ( Stack Overflow is great ) This makes it more readable for me. I am ...
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How can I check that a document is entirely in American or British English?

I'm not a native speaker and during writing, I have some candidates like "grey"'/"gray" that I will always mix up. So sometimes, when I write papers with colleagues (e.g. in LaTeX or plain text), we ...
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grammar check support in openoffice/libreoffice works as expected?

Apparently, when I go to Tools -> "Spelling and Grammer" dialog box in OpenOffice Writer, it only does the spell checking. Further, it only adds red underlines for spelling mistakes, no green ...
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Adding word links in custom dictionary from chat acronyms to real words

I read that I could add custom words to Mac OS X's spellcheck dictionary by either: Right clicking the word and selecting 'learn spelling' Adding them manually to 'LocalDictionary' in the user ...
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Program for creating language syntax/grammar “railroad” diagrams?

I'm looking for the program that JSON, SQLite and other projects are using to create the diagrams used for their language syntax, if there is a particular program. All of the diagrams have a similar ...
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Language option in PowerPoint 2007 disabled

I'm trying to change the spelling language for PowerPoint 2010, but the Language or Translate button is disabled so I can't figure out how to do it. Any ideas?
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Search for the best spelling and grammar checking tool for English language [closed]

I am searching for the best spelling and grammar checking tool for English language. I have no problem to buy this tool as long as it runs under linux (OpenOffice)...
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How to ignore spelling and grammar for certain text styles in Word 2007

Is there a way to ignore spelling and grammar for certain text styles in Word 2007? Some of the stuff I'm writing is pre-formatted text that looks like this and usually has stuff like if ...
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Digram Generation/Creation: Languages/Grammars

Hey, does anyone know if there's any tools for generating nice uniform grammar representation diagrams like the ones on json.org? Or am i stuck with visio/photoshop doing them by hand?
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Can I get the spellchecker in MS Word to remember my grammar decisions?

Sometimes Word will make a incorrect grammar suggestion which I can just ignore. However every time I go to spellcheck it again, it will keep making that suggestion. Is there any way I can get it to ...
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Advanced Grammar and Style Checker

I just finished writing and reviewing my masters thesis; however, I was wondering if there is an advanced grammar/style tool that'll go through my thesis and identify anything I've missed Edit: The ...
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Alternatives to the Stylewriter program [closed]

I have just gone to Windows 7 64-bit and the StyleWriter program is not compatible. Does anyone know of a program that looks for passive verbs and sentence length of 20 words? I want a program, that ...
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Is there a tool for automatically checking English grammar?

I need to run through a document and check that it contains proper English grammar. My toolset for spell-checking for words include ispell and OpenOffice, but they seem only to do spell-checking. ...