Office Software Thread, Default Proofing Language English UK in Technical; Hi guys,
Our staff users are getting the English US default spell check language in Office 2010... whilst our pupils ...
10th January 2014, 08:26 PM #1
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Default Proofing Language English UK
Our staff users are getting the English US default spell check language in Office 2010... whilst our pupils are getting the English UK dictionary. Obviously, we want to change this. I think its something in the default profile, but was hoping there would be a registry change or group policy I could apply.
10th January 2014, 11:39 PM #2
I'm not sure if it's the same for Office 2010, but in Office 2013 the following policy sets the default spell check language.
Originally Posted by jthornton1605
User Configuration » Administrative Templates » Microsoft Office 2013 » Language Preferences » Editing Languages \ Primary Editing Language » English (U.K.)
Something else you can do (in addition to the above) is to disable "English (U.S.)" as an editing language. This will completely remove it from the list of available editing languages.
User Configuration » Administrative Templates » Microsoft Office 2013 » Language Preferences » Editing Languages » Enabled Editing Languages \ English (U.S.) » Disabled
10th January 2014, 11:42 PM #3
11th January 2014, 06:31 PM #4
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Thanks for your reply. I have already created a GPO for this and the settings show as in your screenshot, the default editing language says English UK default by policy, and there is no mention of US English. However when you type into the document e.g. colour the dictionary reports it is spelt incorrectly, and if i go to the review tab on the ribbon and then proofing language it is still set to English US :/
11th January 2014, 06:37 PM #5
Do the staff have "English (United States)" set as their date/time format, location and default input language in the Control Panel (Region and Language)?
11th January 2014, 06:45 PM #6
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Not as far as I can see, this was the first thing I have checked. I also considered it may be something to do with the original install, but logging in as pupils works fine they get English UK. Capture.PNG
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