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Select the options for automatically correcting errors as you type, and then click OK.

To access this command...

Choose Tools - AutoCorrect - AutoCorrect Options - Options tab.

Use replacement table

If you type a letter combination that matches a shortcut in the replacement table, the letter combination is replaced with the replacement text.

Correct TWo INitial CApitals

If you type two uppercase letters at the beginning of a "WOrd", the second uppercase letter is automatically replaced with a lowercase letter.

Capitalize first letter of every sentence.

Capitalizes the first letter of every sentence.

Automatic *bold*, /italic/, -strikeout- and _underline_

Automatically applies bold, italic, strikethrough or underline formatting to text enclosed by asterisks (*), slashes (/), hyphens (-), and underscores (_), respectively. These characters disappear after the formatting is applied.

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This feature does not work if the formatting characters * / - _ are entered with an Input Method Editor.

URL Recognition

Automatically creates a hyperlink when you type a URL.

Replace Dashes

Replaces one or two hyphens with a long dash (see the following table).

Text will be replaced after you type a trailing white space (space, tab, or return).

Text that you type:

Result that you get:

A - B (A, space, minus, space, B)

A – B (A, space, en-dash, space, B)

A -- B (A, space, minus, minus, space, B)

A – B (A, space, en-dash, space, B)

A--B (A, minus, minus, B)

A—B (A, em-dash, B)

A-B (A, minus, B)

A-B (unchanged)

A -B (A, space, minus, B)

A -B (unchanged)

A --B (A, space, minus, minus, B)

A –B (A, space, en-dash, B)

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If the hyphens are there between digits or the text has the Hungarian or Finnish language attribute, then two hyphens in the sequence A--B are replaced by an en-dash instead of an em-dash.

Ignore double spaces

Replaces two or more consecutive spaces with a single space.

Dialog Buttons


Resets modified values back to the tab page previous values.


Closes dialog and discards all changes.


Saves all changes and closes dialog.