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Accidentally added a misspelled word to the Microsoft Word or Apple Pages dictionary? Do you now want to delete the incorrect entry so that the spelling is displayed as incorrect again, i.e. it is underlined in red? Then you are in the right place. Because in this guide I have given you instructions for editing the dictionaries of Word and Pages collected. I have linked the official sources from Microsoft and Apple accordingly.
I spelled that right, you might be thinking while you click on a red underlined word on the right and Add to dictionary selects. Then you discover that the word has a mistake in it. Accordingly, it should fly out of the Word dictionary. This is not so hard. With these simple step-by-step instructions it works:
Instructions from Microsoft support: View here
Or maybe you work with Pages and accidentally right-clicked a misspelled word and then clicked Learn notation selected. If you want to undo this now, there is of course a way to do it. If you notice the error directly, this path is even very short:
The reference to the ctrl key is in brackets because it is listed in the official Apple manual (see below), but was not necessary in the test. When I immediately right-clicked on an added word, the unlearn option appeared even without the button.
If you are no longer quite sure how many wrong words you have taught the macOS lexicon and therefore want to muck out a lot, you have to take a detour. Unfortunately, the list of learned words on the Mac under macOS is not accessible via menu clicks as in Word. With a step-by-step explanation, you can edit the Pages or macOS dictionary as follows:
Source for the first guide: Support page
After graduating from high school, Johannes completed an apprenticeship as a business assistant specializing in foreign languages. But then he decided to research and write, which resulted in his independence. For several years he has been working for Sir Apfelot, among others. His articles include product introductions, news, manuals, video games, consoles, and more. He follows Apple keynotes live via stream.