Word 2007: Remove Underline Of Misspelled Words

I want to get rid of the squiggly red lines under my misspelled words in Microsoft Word 2007. Here is how to do it.


Squiggly red lines destroy my concentration. I know I can not spell. Quit reminding me!

1. Click the Orb in the upper left hand corner

2. Click Word Options at the bottom of the menu

3. Click Proofing in the left column

4. Uncheck Check spelling as you type

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5. Click OK

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  • Harpreet

    thanks…..it worked…

  • yenibosna_bakirkoy_minibusu

    It worked thanks for help.

  • Anonymous

    Thank you so much for this simple “how to” which solved my problem.
    I looked for 1 day on Google and all advices on this problem did not work.
    Be blessed!! =)

    Peter

  • Anonymous

    its the only correct information where i have searched

  • ro

    Thank-you. it was driving me crazy. I really hate 2007.

  • Premroop Surendran

    thank u…

  • Bilguun

    tnx twas a big help

  • marr

    thank you so much, it helps and your pictures rock

  • Reiganc

    Thank you thank you thank you

  • Kamadevi

    Thanks so much.Was such a big help!

  • PMG

    what happens when this area is greyed out and you can’t select anything???

  • marc

    i can spell, just the ENTIRE TEXT had ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ in RED AAAAAGGGGGHHHHHH!!!
    THANKS 1,000,000! OR BETTER, THANKS A CENTILLION!

  • edi

    thx man

  • aftab

    thnx__ worked

  • glamazon56

    SO TIRED OF UNDERLINED CONTRACTIONS; BUT THE UNDERLINED ‘MARGINALIZE’, WHICH IS SPELLED CORRECTLY ACCORDING TO WEBSTER, WAS THE STRAW…! THANKS FOR YOUR HELP.

  • etinoor

    Thanks a lot – it works.

  • Noobish

    Thanks!!!

  • sapna

    thanx …it worked

  • David McLeod

    how about on word for mac 2008.