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How to change the language dictionary when spell checking a document

edhasted asked
Last Modified: 2009-11-15
In Microsoft Word I normally write my texts in English: very occasionally I need to compose something in French.

If I want to spell check the document in French each time I change the dictionary to French it resets to the default dictionary every time I have checked a word. You end up having to change the dictionary on a word-by-word basis, which is extremely tedious.

There must be a way of swapping the base dictionary for the occasional document - it's just that I haven't found the trick.

Any ideas?
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Many thanks - a neat and easy way to deal with this - Ed

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