Spelling and Grammar changes to Italian automatically

Posted on 2007-10-10
Last Modified: 2010-04-21
Hi All,

A few of our users here are having problems with MS Word 2003 where when they run the Spelling and Grammar check the language changes to Italian, they change it back to English and it changes back, sometimes exiting Word and reopening fixes this but only for a little while. I have tried renaming the, rebooting the machine and reinstalling Office 2003.

Any ideas???

Thank you,
Question by:Chargers
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    Expert Comment

    Check under the Regional and Language options on the Control Panel to make sure that the language is set to English there.

    Author Comment

    I've confirmed that the regional and language settings are set to English.
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    Accepted Solution

    The language is in the document. I posted a reply to a similar question earlier today:


    Author Comment

    GrahamSkan that link you posted is not working...
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    Expert Comment

    Sorry 'bout that. The first dozen or so characters were repeated.

    However, this is the text:

    Generally the document text itself has a language property. You can select all or part of the text and change its language via Tools/Language/Set Language...

    After doing that, you should see that selecting any part of the document will cause the relevent language to be displayed in the status bar. The spell checker should automatically pick the correct language for that document (or part)

    Setting the default language determines the language of new documents created with your

    Author Comment

    Thanks GrahamSkan, I have advised this user to call me when this occurs again to test out your suggestion,  please stand by...


    Author Closing Comment

    Thanks for your assistance experts!

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