How to Fix Typos in MS Word Automatically

To automatically detect and correct typos, misspelled words, and incorrect capitalization, use the AutoCorrect feature in Word.

For example, if you type erport plus a space, then AutoCorrect replaces what you have typed with “report.”

Or if you type ‘Teh Executrie summary states’ with a space, AutoCorrect replaces what you have typed with “The Executive Summary states.”

You can also use AutoCorrect to quickly insert symbols that are included in the built-in list of AutoCorrect entries. For example, type (c) to insert (c).

Note: Text included in hyperlinks is not automatically corrected.

To autocorrect your Word Docments, follow these steps:

  1. On the Tools menu, click AutoCorrect Options.
  2. In the Replace box, type a word or phrase that you often mistype or misspell – for example, type Micorsoft.
  3. In the With box, type the correct spelling of the word – for example, type Microsoft.
  4. Click Add.

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