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Checking Your Grammar

Sometimes Word may underline one or more words with a green squiggly line to highlight possible grammar errors. To correct any grammar errors, follow these steps:

  • Right-click any text underlined with a green squiggly line. A pop-up menu appears and then Choose one of the following:
    What you want:
    Click the correct grammar that appears in bold in the pop-up menu.

    Ignore All:
    This tells Word to ignore this type of grammatical error throughout your document.

    Add to Dictionary:
    This tells Word to remember this grammatical construct and never flag it again as incorrect.
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