MS WORD - Tools > Options error

  novis 13:05 PM 08 Aug 11
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Al;though I set the Tools Options to spellcheck words in uppercase and words containing numbers these settings are not saved - nor other settings regarding quick saves. what is the problem, and how can I remedy it?

I run Word 2003

  northumbria61 14:40 PM 08 Aug 11

If you have previously saved your settings then try this - Tools - Microsoft Office 2003 - My Settings Wizard. You should get the option to "restore previous saved settings to this machine"

  northumbria61 14:45 PM 08 Aug 11

There's the option of a Registry Edit as a possible solution to your problem link text

  northumbria61 14:50 PM 08 Aug 11

I don't know if this works in 2003 but if you have a look in Control Panel - Add/Remove programs (XP) or Programs & Features (Win7) highlight your MS Office 2003 program in the list and you should get the option to repair.

  northumbria61 14:53 PM 08 Aug 11

Repair - ie: uninstall/change - choose change.

  Ex plorer 14:59 PM 08 Aug 11

I have word 2003 but cant find spellcheck words in uppercase and words containing numbers to tick and save.

  northumbria61 15:16 PM 08 Aug 11

Have you tried the repair option as suggested?

  lotvic 15:18 PM 08 Aug 11

Ex plorer, its in: Word 2003 | Tools | Options | Spelling & Grammar tab | and tick or untick the various options listed - 'Ignore words in UPPERCASE' 'Ignore words with numbers' etc. Don't forget to Click on OK when finished.

  Ex plorer 15:51 PM 08 Aug 11

lotvic OK got yer yes they are both ticked in mine and as you say just OK them and they are saved.

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