Choose the text to spell check & proof in Word 365 Editor

Office for Mere Mortals
Your beginners guide to the secrets of Microsoft Office
Invalid email address
Tips and help for Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook from Microsoft Office experts.  Give it a try. You can unsubscribe at any time.  Office for Mere Mortals has been running for over 20 years, we've never, ever revealed or sold subscriber details.  Privacy policy

The new spelling, grammar and other suggestion Editor can now be used with selected text, not just the whole Word 365 document.

It’s a little change but an important and useful one.  Select a block of text, right-click and choose ‘Review selection in Editor’.

Selecting text for the Editor is available in the Insiders Word 365 for Windows,  v2105 build 14002.20000, 9 April 2021.

The Editor pane opens with its suggestions.

You can already get suggestions and corrections for the entire document from the Editor button on the Home tab.  This is already available in public Word for Windows.

New Word Editor change that can’t come soon enough to Windows and Mac
Microsoft Editor changes coming in Word and Outlook
Word’s Rewrite expands to become Microsoft Editor
2019 Spelling Bee champs beat Microsoft Word …. again

Latest news & secrets of Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office experts give you tips and help for Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

Give it a try. You can unsubscribe at any time.  Office Watch has been running for over 20 years, we've never, ever revealed or sold subscriber details.  Privacy policy
Invalid email address