Turn off capitalize the first letter of every sentence in Word

Word 2013 and Word 2010 provide a feature that automatically capitalizes the first letter of every sentence and by default this feature is automatically enabled. This feature can be enabled or disabled using the Autocorrect Options available as part of the Proofing section. To disable the capitalize the first letter of every sentence feature

Step 1: Click the File menu

Step 2: Select options from the menu list

Step 3: Navigate to Proofing section in the Word Options window.

Autocorrect option in Word 2013 and Word 2010

Step 4: Click the Autocorrect Options button, this would launch the following Autocorrect Options window.

Capitalize first letter of sentences in Word 2013 and Word 2010

Step 5: Under the AutoCorrect tab, un mark the checkbox with label as Capitalize first letter of sentences and click Ok button to confirm and save the changes.

Also See: Autocorrect in Word – Replace text as you type

In Category: MS Office, Word 2010, Word 2013

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  • Kurt July 12, 2012, 1:55 am

    When I click on Autocorrect, the top portion is lightened and I cannot check or uncheck anything. And the other tabs (ie. AutoFormat) are also lightened so I can’t click on them either. Do I need to check something to access them?

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