"Yeah we broke it, tough shit."
The new files (in the Office 97 upgrade we sent you) are incompatible
with Outlook Express.
You can resolve this issue by installing Windows Live Mail.
Windows Live Mail is downloadable from http://download.live.com/wlmail
There are a variety of third-party free spell-checking programs
available on the Internet.
On Tue, 15 Dec 2009 13:43:17 -0800, Jon Danniken wrote:
Well, there's certainly a choice of spell-checking back ends under Linux,
and different apps can be configured to use different ones - so yes,
quoting the exact configuration is important. Windows is doubtless less
flexible, but the OP didn't originally say that they were using Windows
(they presumably have now, given the number of posts about Office 2007!)
... which reminds me, I really must fix spell-checking in Openoffice; it
broke in an upgrade about 6 months ago and I've not got around to
fixing it yet :-)
"Live" doesn't have anything to do with it. Outlook (or OE) uses the spell
checker provided with Word. With Word 2007 and beyond (Office for XP, etc.),
the only spell checker is the French one (Legal reasons to allow Office to
be sold in France). If you want a spell-checker, there are ways...
Google is not necessarily your friend, but may be in this one instance.
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