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Can I set my email to be spell checked with word perfect or another program?

It really depends on the mail program you're using more than anything else. Microsoft Outlook, for example, will not only spell check using Microsoft Word but will allow you to edit your mail with Word as well.

I'd look at the documentation available for whatever mail program you're using to see if you can have it interface with another spell checker or word processor. Unfortunately I believe that chances are slim.

What I often do as much for formatting as for spell check is to compose mail my in on program - a text editor - and then when I'm done with it copy/paste it into my mail program. It's not perfect, but it works.

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Leo Leo A. Notenboom has been playing with computers since he was required to take a programming class in 1976. An 18 year career as a programmer at Microsoft soon followed. After "retiring" in 2001, Leo started Ask Leo! in 2003 as a place for answers to common computer and technical questions. More about Leo.

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Tom
February 26, 2005 9:40 AM

I am having the same problem. If you get an answer that works, please let me know. Thanks.

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