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Spell checking inside protected form fields

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Has there been any progress in Word 2007 to allow spell checking within a locked form field? We're still using legacy forms, not XML.
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If Microsoft refers to anything as 'legacy', you can take it that they have no intention of enhancing it.
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I phrased my question badly. I meant, in Office 2007 is there a way to spell check within a form field. Looks like I can do it if I convert the template from the legacy forms to the new XML forms.
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The form needs to be converted to XML.
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It can be done with VBA, by turning off the protection before checking. I think that someone (perhaps myself) has posted the code here, but I can't rememember at the momen. I'll see if I can find it.
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