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Red, Green and Blue Squiggles?

Monday, December 15th, 2008 by | Filed Under: MS Office Help, MS Word
 
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Okay, so we’re all familiar with MS Word’s red squiggle, right? When you see it, you know Word is letting you know you have a spelling error.



We’ve all seen the green squiggle as well, meaning there’s a grammar issue.

But if you’re using Word 2007, you may begin to run into a brand new one. That’s right, a blue squiggle!



So, what’s up with that?

Well, Word 2007 is using the blue to notify you of words that may be inappropriate in the context where it’s been found. You know, you have the right word, but the wrong spelling for the sentence you’re using.

It alerts you of problems like this:



So, you can correct it to say:



Finally, a little help with the old “there, their and they’re” problem!

~ April

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