SOLVED How do you turn on spellcheck in WordPad?

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As far as I have seen the spellcheck is not an option in WordPad which is a 'lite' version of Word but also pretty much a hold-over from Windows 3.x Write of the '90s, doesn't have many features. The Write.exe file still exists in Win11. WinKey + R, type write and press Enter. If not wanting to purchase a word processor program consider a free version such as OpenOffice, LibreOffice, etc., search on the Internet.
 
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As far as I have seen the spellcheck is not an option in WordPad which is a 'lite' version of Word but also pretty much a hold-over from Windows 3.x Write of the '90s, doesn't have many features. The Write.exe file still exists in Win11. WinKey + R, type write and press Enter. If not wanting to purchase a word processor program consider a free version such as OpenOffice, LibreOffice, etc., search on the Internet.
Thank you. I think I had OpenOffice on this computer at one time. I'll guess it was deleted due to some update. I just went thru my apps. When I click on OpenOffice 4.1.2 it says it can't find it. I'll delete that shortcut and download latest version.
 
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Good plan. For what I do with clients I prefer LibreOffice as it opens more file types, had to do that couple weeks ago for a client that had received .pages files as attachments, a Macintosh format. Only issue with either versus Microsoft Office is there's no E-Mail Client [several free on the Internet] and no comparable program for Publisher.
 
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Good plan. For what I do with clients I prefer LibreOffice as it opens more file types, had to do that couple weeks ago for a client that had received .pages files as attachments, a Macintosh format. Only issue with either versus Microsoft Office is there's no E-Mail Client [several free on the Internet] and no comparable program for Publisher.
I downloaded Libre Office last night. First attempt failed. I use my phone's hot spot as my wifi connection which I am guessing contributes to download slowness. I did a restart of computer and phone, I moved items that I thought might impede data flow. Second download attempt completed in a little over two hours. Large file. 318Mb I think. Installed and called up this afternoon. I have only verified that spellcheck does function. I have checked grammar box. I suppose it is a conditioned response developed by my previous exposure to various apps that LibreOffice just exudes an intuitive feel. I very much appreciate your help on this matter. Thank you.
 
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Good you got it working. Only caution or caveat, if sharing files with others you can save documents in any format desired or what they can use, usually Word/Excel formats are more universal. When I got into computer WordPerfect was the 'best' and I still have it, another was Lotus 1-2-3 and Write or later WordPro.
 

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