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In Microsoft Word, if part or all of your document is formatted with no language reference, when you run either the spelling checker or the grammar checker, you receive either of the following messages.
Note that the document will not be hyphenated automatically if text is formatted with (no proofing).
The spelling and grammar check is complete. Text set to (no proofing) was skipped. To find (no proofing) text, click Edit/Replace, click More, click Format, click Language, and select (no proofing).
To use the spelling checker, you must specify a language. Word uses the default language unless you specifically format part or all of your document with no proofing. Word skips any text formatted in this way, because it does not have a language to check against.
To resolve this problem, follow these steps:
Article ID: 89646 - Last Review: October 14, 2013 - Revision: 1.1