Two-minute tip: check your spell check settings

If your document has uppercase headings, check they are not going to be overlooked by spell check (which happened to me this week … eek!).

Here’s an example (strangely close to my real-life experience, but words have been changed to protect the innocent).

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Settings are found in the spelling and grammar dialogue box under options.

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And here’s the culprit.

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As you probably know, spell check is a handy but fickle friend – useful for a final sweep but not to be totally relied upon, especially if the settings are not quite right.