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The Automatic Spell Checking feature may reflag one or more words asmisspelled even though you chose Ignore All during a previous spellchecking session. This behavior occurs when you open your document in a newsession of Word and add new text to the document. Most frequently, Wordreflags:
The word that appears immediately before any new text.
The second word after any new text.
(To locate the Automatic Spell Checking option, click Options on the Toolsmenu, and click the Spelling tab.)
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Word versions 7.0 and 7.0afor Windows 95 and Word 97 for Windows. We are researching this problem andwill post new information here in the Microsoft Knowledge Base as itbecomes available.
To avoid rechecking these words, use one of the following workarounds:
Method 1: Add the word to a custom dictionary.
Method 2: Insert a paragraph mark between the word and the new text.
Method 3: Format the text for No Proofing.
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