WD97: Changes in Word SR-2 Spelling and Thesaurus

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SUMMARY

The U.S. proofing tools that ship with Microsoft Word 97, Service Release 2, contain a few changes from the U.S. proofing tools that shipped with Microsoft Word 97.

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The U.S. proofing tools that ship with Microsoft Word 97, Service Release 2, contain the following changes:
  • The word millenum is now flagged as misspelled. "Millennium" is suggested.
  • Many common, socially unacceptable thesaurus suggestions have been removed.
  • The Msth_am.lex and Mssp2_en.lex files were updated to remove spelling and thesaurus suggestions of obscene or politically incorrect words. Obscene words will not be suggested for misspellings that closely resemble them.

REFERENCES

For more information about how to obtain the SR-2 update, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
151261 OFF97: How to Obtain and Install MS Office 97 SR-2

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Article ID: 172678 - Last Review: October 7, 2013 - Revision: 1.1
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  • Microsoft Word 97 Standard Edition
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