How to edit the custom dictionary in Word 2007 for misspelled words

If you have added a misspelled word accidentally to Word’s dictionary and still wondering how to delete the erroneous entry, then please read on:

The Procedure

(In this procedure, we are going to edit the Word’s CUSTOM.DIC dictionary)

  1. Click the Office button Picture1; a drop-down list appears.
  2. From the bottom of the drop-down list, click the Word Options button. The Word Options dialog box appears.
  3. Click the item Proofing from the left hand side pane.
  4. Now under the section When Correcting Spelling in Microsoft Office program, click the Custom Dictionaries button. The Custom Dictionaries dialog box appears.
  5. From the Dictionary List, select the CUSTOM.DIC dictionary.
  6. Click the Edit Word List button available on the right hand side of the dialog box. The CUSTOM.DIC dialog box appears.
  7. Using this dialog box, you can search a misspelled word and delete the same; and then enter the correctly spelled word.
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