How to enable spell checking in Google Sheets

Published June 13, 2022

As with other word processing programs, spreadsheets can hold a lot of text, which makes it difficult to spot spelling errors while scrolling through long rows of data. As a result, you will need to use a double-checking tool to assist you with spelling and grammar. The spell-check tool in Google Sheets does not work automatically, and you have to enable it from time to time because acronyms and other non-dictionary terms are frequently used in spreadsheets. In this article, we will learn how to enable the "spell check" feature and identify all errors in our text.

How do I enable spell-checking in Google Sheets?

 Here's how you can correct spelling errors in your sheet by turning on the "spell check" feature:

Step 1: Highlight the cells or columns you would like to check for spelling errors.

Step 2: Click the Tools tab and then select "Spelling and grammar," and then click "spell check."

Spell check Google Sheet

 

Step 3: Google will identify any mis-spellings and suggest possible corrections

corrected.

 

Step 4:  To correct the errors, click "change." If you do not want to change these errors, click "Ignore" or "Add to dictionary."  

 

Our text is finally corrected.

 

Conclusion

This article taught us how to turn on the spell check feature. Tipping goes hand in hand with making mistakes, and it is always a good idea to use a spell checker. With the help of this article, you will minimize the chances of making typing errors when using Google Sheets

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