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Changing spell checking dictionary, using macros in Outlook 2003

Posted on 2009-05-15
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Dear Experts:
I send and receive e-mails in 2 languages. English and German.
Is it possible to write two macros which perform the following tasks:
1. macro:
Setting the dictionary for spellchecking to German (Tools - multi-tabbed Options - Spellchecking-Choose Dictionary for Spellchecking)

2. macro
Setting the dictionary for spellchecking to English (Tools - multi-tabbed Options - Spellchecking-Choose Dictionary for Spellchecking)

Help is much appreciated. Thank you very much in advance.

Regards, Andreas
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Hi, AndreasHermle.

Please have a look at this question (http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/Office_Productivity/Groupware/Outlook/Q_21281725.html) from a few years ago where I showed how to do this.
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Hi BlueDevil:
Thank you very much for your swift help. I will try it out and let you know. Bear with me a couple of days. Regards, Andreas
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You're welcome, Andreas.  No hurry.
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"I guess it has something to do that I work with Outlook 2003?"
I tested using Outlook 2003 just now and it worked perfectly.  Are the macros running at all?  
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Hi BlueDevilFan,

I, too work with Outlook 2003. The macros are running, but nothing happes. I guess it has something to do with the fact that I got the german version of Outlook. I am gonna try it on another computer and let you know what happens. Regards, Andreas
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Hi BlueDevilFan:

I tried it on another machine. It works perfectly. Thank you very much for your professional help.

Regards, Andreas
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You're welcome, Andreas.  Glad I could help.
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