How to enable spell check in PowerPoint 2010

This short tutorial provides the steps to be followed to enable spell check in PowerPoint 2010. Click the File menu then options link.

PowerPoint Proofing Options

In the PowerPoint Options window, click the Proofing section then navigate to when correcting spelling in PowerPoint section.

PowerPoint 2010 Spell Check

Mark the check box with label as Check spelling as you type to enable spell check in PowerPoint presentation. Click the Ok button available at the bottom of the PowerPoint options window to apply the changes.

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  • nins spims February 10, 2013, 4:43 pm

    To Modify Proofing Options:
    From the Backstage view, click Options.

    Opening PowerPoint Options
    Select Proofing. The PowerPoint Options dialog box gives you several options to choose from:

    Check spelling as you type: Uncheck this box if you don’t want PowerPoint to check for spelling errors automatically. (This automatically checks Hide spelling errors.)
    Use contextual spelling: Check this box if you want PowerPoint to check for contextual spelling mistakes like the use of “your” vs. “you’re.”
    Hide spelling errors: Check this box if you want to hide the red wavy lines that mark spelling errors. (This option is disabled if Check spelling as you type is unchecked.)

    Modifying proofing options
    If you’ve turned off the automatic spell check, you can still run a check by going to the Review tab and clicking the Spelling command.

    Modifying any settings in PowerPoint Options, including Proofing, affects all of PowerPoint, not just your current presentation.To Modify Proofing Options:
    From the Backstage view, click Options.

    Opening PowerPoint Options
    Select Proofing. The PowerPoint Options dialog box gives you several options to choose from:

    Check spelling as you type: Uncheck this box if you don’t want PowerPoint to check for spelling errors automatically. (This automatically checks Hide spelling errors.)
    Use contextual spelling: Check this box if you want PowerPoint to check for contextual spelling mistakes like the use of “your” vs. “you’re.”
    Hide spelling errors: Check this box if you want to hide the red wavy lines that mark spelling errors. (This option is disabled if Check spelling as you type is unchecked.)

    Modifying proofing options
    If you’ve turned off the automatic spell check, you can still run a check by going to the Review tab and clicking the Spelling command.

    Modifying any settings in PowerPoint Options, including Proofing, affects all of PowerPoint, not just your current presentation.To Modify Proofing Options:
    From the Backstage view, click Options.

    Opening PowerPoint Options
    Select Proofing. The PowerPoint Options dialog box gives you several options to choose from:

    Check spelling as you type: Uncheck this box if you don’t want PowerPoint to check for spelling errors automatically. (This automatically checks Hide spelling errors.)
    Use contextual spelling: Check this box if you want PowerPoint to check for contextual spelling mistakes like the use of “your” vs. “you’re.”
    Hide spelling errors: Check this box if you want to hide the red wavy lines that mark spelling errors. (This option is disabled if Check spelling as you type is unchecked.)

    Modifying proofing options
    If you’ve turned off the automatic spell check, you can still run a check by going to the Review tab and clicking the Spelling command.

    Modifying any settings in PowerPoint Options, including Proofing, affects all of PowerPoint, not just your current presentation.To Modify Proofing Options:
    From the Backstage view, click Options.

    Opening PowerPoint Options
    Select Proofing. The PowerPoint Options dialog box gives you several options to choose from:

    Check spelling as you type: Uncheck this box if you don’t want PowerPoint to check for spelling errors automatically. (This automatically checks Hide spelling errors.)
    Use contextual spelling: Check this box if you want PowerPoint to check for contextual spelling mistakes like the use of “your” vs. “you’re.”
    Hide spelling errors: Check this box if you want to hide the red wavy lines that mark spelling errors. (This option is disabled if Check spelling as you type is unchecked.)

    Modifying proofing options
    If you’ve turned off the automatic spell check, you can still run a check by going to the Review tab and clicking the Spelling command.

    Modifying any settings in PowerPoint Options, including Proofing, affects all of PowerPoint, not just your current presentation.To Modify Proofing Options:
    From the Backstage view, click Options.

    Opening PowerPoint Options
    Select Proofing. The PowerPoint Options dialog box gives you several options to choose from:

    Check spelling as you type: Uncheck this box if you don’t want PowerPoint to check for spelling errors automatically. (This automatically checks Hide spelling errors.)
    Use contextual spelling: Check this box if you want PowerPoint to check for contextual spelling mistakes like the use of “your” vs. “you’re.”
    Hide spelling errors: Check this box if you want to hide the red wavy lines that mark spelling errors. (This option is disabled if Check spelling as you type is unchecked.)

    Modifying proofing options
    If you’ve turned off the automatic spell check, you can still run a check by going to the Review tab and clicking the Spelling command.

    Modifying any settings in PowerPoint Options, including Proofing, affects all of PowerPoint, not just your current presentation.

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