Check spelling as you type

This policy setting allows you to configure options for spelling errors.

If you enable this policy setting, you may choose one of these options:
- Check spelling as you type: This option is checked.
- Hide spelling errors: This option is checked, but "Check spelling as you type" is unchecked.
- Both: "Check spelling as you type" and "Hide spelling errors" are both checked.

If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, the "Check spelling as you type" option is checked.

Supported on: At least Windows Vista



  1. Check spelling as you type
    Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\shared tools\proofing tools\1.0\office
    Value Namepublisherspellingoptions
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value1
  2. Hide spelling errors
    Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\shared tools\proofing tools\1.0\office
    Value Namepublisherspellingoptions
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value2
  3. Both
    Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\shared tools\proofing tools\1.0\office
    Value Namepublisherspellingoptions
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value3


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