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OLEXP: Spelling and Grammar Options Not Available in Outlook Express 5
Article ID: 232950 - View products that this article applies to.
This article was previously published under Q232950
For information about the differences between Microsoft Outlook Express and Microsoft Outlook e-mail clients, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/257824/EN-US/ )OL2000: Differences Between Outlook and Outlook Express
When you are spell checking a message in Outlook Express 5, the Options button may be unavailable.
The Options button should allow you to choose options for spelling, grammar, and custom dictionaries. This functionality works when you are spell checking in Microsoft Word.
To work around this behavior, set the spelling options before you compose a new message:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.