How to add and remove words from your Google Docs dictionary
In Google Docs, you can add or remove words from your personal dictionary to avoid misspellings. Here’s how.
The spelling and grammar checking tools are fantastic for creating error-free documents. And the spell checker built into Google Docs is no exception.
However, have you ever typed a word that may have been spelled differently, such as a slang term or a business name? The spell checker may flag these words and phrases as incorrect when they are not.
To avoid this inconvenience, you can add the words that you use often and are usually marked as incorrect in your Google dictionary. Plus, it’s super easy and quick to make.
How to Add Words to Your Google Docs Dictionary
Adding words to your Google Docs dictionary is easy. In your document, simply select the Google Docs spell check tool icon from the toolbar. It’s an “A” with a check mark.
This tool should display the word in question in the window on the right of your screen. Select the three-dot menu, then select Add “word” to dictionary.
Now whenever this word is used in any of your documents, it will not be underlined as incorrect.
How to remove words from your Google Docs dictionary
It’s just as easy to delete words from your Google Docs dictionary. You may want to do this if you added a wrong word by accident or if you no longer need the words you added earlier.
In your Google Doc, select Tools from the toolbar. Then select Spelling and grammar and then Personal dictionary.
Next to the word you want to delete, you should see a trash can icon. Select it to delete the word, then select OK.
That’s all you need to do for it to work. Easy, right?
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Google Docs is the ultimate cloud-based word processor. There are many features in Google Docs that make document creation easier, including the dictionary, templates, and more.
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