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Microsoft KB Archive/107740

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MacWord Documents Imported Into WinWord 6.0 Won’t Spell Check PSS ID Number: Q107740 Article last modified on 11-01-1994 PSS database name: CONVERT


The information in this article applies to:
- Microsoft Word for Windows, version 6.0


Word version 6.0 for Windows issues the following message when you try to spell check a Word for the Macintosh document that you opened in Word 6.0 for Windows.

The spelling check is complete. Text formatted with (no proofing) was skipped.


The Language setting is set to No Proofing in Word for the Macintosh documents that have beem imported into Word 6.0 for Windows.


Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Word for Windows. We are researching this problem and will post new information here in the Microsoft Knowledge Base as it becomes available.


Change the Language setting from No Proofing to the correct Language setting. For example, if you’re in the US, select all of the document text by choosing Select All from the Edit menu, choose Language from the Tools menu, change No Proofing to English US. The spelling checker will now spell check the Word for the Macintosh document.

KBCategory: kbinterop kbproof KBSubCategory: Additional reference words: 6.00 MacWord WordMac Mac Word textconv winword

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