Need to disable 'do not check spelling or grammar' in Microsoft Word

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When opening a Word document from an attachment, the 'do not check spelling or grammar' option is automatically enabled, and keeps re-enabling itself after being unchecked. This is not the case if opening a Word document locally on the machine. Is there a way to permanently disable the 'do not check...' option across the board? I have tried editing the registry, running quick and full repair on Office, verifying correct proofing tools are selected, highlighting all text in the document and unchecking the option

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Hi @MVPromise 

 

There's no way to permenantly disable this feature in Word.

 

You could go into File > Options > Proofing > Exceptions for and configure it for yourself for either the current doc or all new docs, but not an automatic blanket rule for docs sent by others.

 

Cheers & best wishes

Damien

Ok @Damien Rosario 

 

Thanks for the clarification 

 

Regards