Spell Check Feature in Microsoft® Outlook® Express
Discuss Microsoft Outlook Express Spell Check feature? What are the various problems with it?
Microsoft Outlook Express is a new e-mail client program that can be used for composing, sending, receiving and managing your e-mails. You can use it among a number of e-mail accounts. It is important to check the spelling of your messages before you send it. Microsoft Outlook Express uses the Spell Check software for this purpose. You can enable this program to check spelling of your messages before sending them. It automatically underlines all misspelled words in Microsoft Outlook Express e-mails. If you do not get Spell Check with Microsoft Outlook Express, then you can use some Spell Checks add-ons for this purpose. There are a number of such add-ons. The Spell Checker for OE is a freeware program that finds all misspelled words in Microsoft Outlook Express e-mail. The Spellex-Anywhere and SpellCheckAnywhere are another spell checking add-ons which can be used in Microsoft Outlook Express.
Following are some problems with Microsoft Outlook Express Spell Check and tips to fix these problems:
- Problems with Microsoft Outlook Express Spell Check
- Enable Spell Check
- Repair Spell Check
Problems with Microsoft Outlook Express Spell Check
It is possible to get some problems with Microsoft Outlook Express Spell Check. The spelling check may be reserved for some other languages like French rather than English. The Spell Check may not be working in Microsoft Outlook Express sometimes. You may see the feature displayed in grey color when you try to access it. When you try to spell check a message, you may get some error messages. These error messages read like, "An error occurred whilst the spelling was being checked".
Enable Spell Check
There are some steps to fix issues with Spell Check in Microsoft Outlook Express. To do this, you need to open up Microsoft Word and select the 'Review' button. A set of options is displayed. From these, you need to select 'Set Language' button. You need to then clear the checkmark near to the option, 'Do Not Check Spelling or Grammar'. This way, you re-activate Spell Check option in both Microsoft Word and Microsoft Outlook Express.
You can take some steps to repair Spell Check in Microsoft Outlook Express. To do this, you need to insert Windows CD and type "msconfig" in Run box. The System Configuration Utility gets displayed and you need select 'Expand File' button. Then, type appropriate entries in 'Expand One File from Installation Source' window. Now, click 'Expand' button and close the System Configuration Utility. You need to rename CSAPI3T1.DL to CSAPI3T1.DLL which is located in Proof folder under Microsoft Shared folder. You can then navigate to the Tools menu of Microsoft Outlook Express and select Spelling tab.
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