You may need to work with more than one language at some point in your use of Word. The process of creating your text will be much smoother if you inform Word of your language choice by changing a few settings. The following articles discuss the easiest ways to use Word's language options.

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The following articles are available for the 'Languages' topic. Click the article''s title (shown in bold) to see the associated article.

   Changing between English Variants
What is the easiest way to switch between English spelling variants in a document? This tip examines a couple of ways you can handle the desired conversion.

   Changing the Language for All Styles
Styles are very powerful, and can really help when it comes to formatting your documents. If you are working with documents produced by someone else, you may want to change the language associated with all of the styles in those documents. The ideas in this tip can help you accomplish the task easily.

   Changing the Language Setting for All Document Text
Word supports a number of different languages for documents you create. If you need to routinely change the language used in all of the paragraphs of a document, the macro in this tip may be just what you need.

   Checking Bilingual Documents
Do you routinely work with multiple languages in your documents? If so, you may appreciate the suggestions in this tip, as they can help you check spelling and grammar faster than ever.

   Converting Word to German
Want to convert your usage of Word from one language to another? It's not as easy as one would hope, as you'll discover in this tip.

   Keeping with British English
Getting languages to work correctly in Word can be a challenge at times. In this tip you'll find some ideas for how to make a switch between US and UK English.

   Keyboard Changes to Unwanted Foreign Language
There you are typing along, minding your own business, when wham! You end up in an entirely different language and you don't know how you got there. There are a few things you can check out and correct.

   Pasting Text in a Specific Language
When copying information into a Word document, you may want to make sure that the information pasted is formatted as a specific language. Here's how to do that easily and, as well, why you may not want to do it so easily.

   Specifying a Language for Text
Need to format a paragraph (or some selected text) so that it is a language other than English? You can do so easily by applying the techniques in this tip.

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