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Windows 7: Windows 7 and Windows Live Mail Spell Check


26 May 2010   #1

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Windows 7 and Windows Live Mail Spell Check

I have my email spell checked before sending. Using Windows 7 and Windows Live Mail I noticed that it also checks the spelling in the To/Cc/Bcc and Subject line. In XP/Vista it did not do that. Is there a way to have it only spell check the text of an email?

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26 May 2010   #2

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What happens if you put your cursor on the first word in the body of the text?
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26 May 2010   #3

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Thanks! That worked. Love the forums!
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26 May 2010   #4

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Glad that I could help. Feel free to return with other questions or to share your own expertise; either will be very welcome.
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02 Jun 2010   #5

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Richard!l thought that on Windows 7 Prof the e-mail program l am using which is Windows Live Mail not Hot mail did not have a spell check although l do get a red line under any word which looks like it is mis-spelled.Trouble is l am in Australia and we use the Queen's English.l knew how to change it in Vista but for the life of me l cannot find any spell check on this e-mail program.Changing baack to Windows Mail which l loved will cause problems so am not going to try and Yes l have looked at Thunderbird and decided against it.Guess l will just have to stick with what l am using until l learn more how to download a free spell check for Windows Live Mail on Win 7.Will not use Incredimail as had issues with that when l had Vista.If you know of a free word spell program l cana download would be much appreciated.Its only the text that worry me as using the e-mail with Win 7 is easy except for the word spell plus no icon for printing an e-mail.Schnauzer
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02 Jun 2010   #6

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Welcome Schnauzer,

Try this

Tools>options>spelling. Then check the boxes that you like.

Hope it works.
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03 Jun 2010   #7

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I read your comments that came with your rep. Since, you already tried the method that I provided, here is a spell check.

Always make a system restore point first.

I like this one but it has a drawback that you must correct first time you are notifed. Cannot go back after email is done.

TinySpell €“ A Free Spell Checker for Windows
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