How do I spell check with Internet Explorer 5?

Question

Is there a way to enable spellcheck in my e-mail?...my browser is IE5....my e-mail is OUTLOOK EXPRESS....my word processing software is WORDPERFECT 8....i assume that since i don't use a MICROSOFT word processing software that spellcheck is disabled in OUTLOOK....anyway around this?...i use my e-mail for my business and it would be a BIG help to be able to use spellcheck....thanks for any help, scott

Answer

This question was answered on August 22, 1999. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Outlook Express relies on one of many Microsoft products in order to use the spell check The products include Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access If you do not have any of the above installed the spell check will be disabled

How to: Set Outlook Express 5.0 to spell check messages before they are sent

In Outlook Express, select the 'Tools' menu and select 'Options...' Click the 'Spelling' tab, select the 'Always check spelling before sending' check box, and click 'OK'

1) Open Outlook Express

2) Select the 'Tools' menu and select 'Options...' (The 'Options' dialog box appears.)

3) Click the 'Spelling' tab

4) Select the 'Always check spelling before sending' check box

'Always check spelling before sending' check box

5) To close the 'Options' dialog box, click 'OK'

6) (Optional) To close Outlook Express, select the 'File' menu and select 'Exit'

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Posted by Ken of Data Doctors on August 22, 1999