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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18 Responses to “Word 2007: Remove Underline Of Misspelled Words”

  1. December 01, 2008 at 10:22 am, Harpreet said:

    thanks…..it worked…

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  2. February 04, 2009 at 6:31 pm, yenibosna_bakirkoy_minibusu said:

    It worked thanks for help.

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  3. August 28, 2009 at 12:45 pm, Anonymous said:

    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

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  4. November 18, 2009 at 2:32 pm, Anonymous said:

    its the only correct information where i have searched

    Reply

  5. May 28, 2010 at 6:00 pm, ro said:

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

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  6. August 28, 2010 at 1:18 pm, Premroop Surendran said:

    thank u…

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  7. October 24, 2010 at 1:52 pm, Bilguun said:

    tnx twas a big help

    Reply

  8. November 25, 2010 at 2:31 pm, marr said:

    thank you so much, it helps and your pictures rock

    Reply

  9. November 29, 2010 at 5:18 pm, Reiganc said:

    Thank you thank you thank you

    Reply

  10. December 19, 2010 at 3:18 am, Kamadevi said:

    Thanks so much.Was such a big help!

    Reply

  11. April 19, 2011 at 3:52 am, PMG said:

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

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  12. February 17, 2012 at 6:21 am, marc said:

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

    Reply

  13. March 01, 2012 at 1:47 am, edi said:

    thx man

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  14. April 27, 2012 at 12:48 pm, aftab said:

    thnx__ worked

    Reply

  15. July 04, 2012 at 3:44 pm, glamazon56 said:

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

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  16. November 12, 2012 at 10:33 am, etinoor said:

    Thanks a lot – it works.

    Reply

  17. December 04, 2012 at 3:22 am, Noobish said:

    Thanks!!!

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  18. March 31, 2013 at 2:43 am, sapna said:

    thanx …it worked

    Reply

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