If you need to add text that's in a language other than the one you normally use, Office can help check spelling and grammar for you.

Click or tap where you're going to add text, or select the text that you want to mark as a different language, and then do one of the following:

  1. On the Review tab select Language > Language Preferences.

  2. Under Office authoring languages and proofing, select the language you want to use.

  3. Select OK.

Or

  1. On the Review tab select Language > Set Proofing Language.

  2. Select the language you want to use.

  3. Select OK.

  1. Click or tap where you're going to add text, or select the text that you want to mark as a different language

  2. On the Review tab select Language.

  3. Select the language you want to use.

  4. Select OK.

  1. In Word for the web, click or tap where you're going to add text, or select the text that you want to mark as a different language.

  2. On the Review tab, select Editor > Set Proofing Language.

  3. Scroll to the language you want to use and select it.

  4. Select OK.

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