How do I stop MS Word from changing the spelling of a word?
Posted on 2010-11-17
How can I stop MS Word (and Outlook) from changing the spelling of a word? I work with a lot of medical offices and a common acronym is ehr - Electronic Health Record. However, everytime I use it, MS Office corrects it to 'her', even if I write it as EHR ('HER').
I have added ehr and EHR to my Custom Dictionary and set the program to NOT "Suggest from main dictionary only" under proofing. I also went into Autocorrect Options and added ehr as an exception. Still, MS Office changes my spelling. I don't want to turn Autocorrect off completely, because like most people, I find it helpful most of the time.
If it matters, I am currently using Office 2010, although I experienced the same issue with Office 2007.