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Word2000 Custom.dic file editing?

Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by Gary R, Feb 2, 2003.

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  1. Gary R

    Gary R Thread Starter

    Aug 9, 2001
    I've opened the Custom.dic file a few times with Notepad & looked at what was in there, but've never tried editing anything in it.
    Can I edit the file with Notepad to correct misspellings, or delete words, then resave it & will Word2000 still be able to use it--or, is there another way it has to be done?
  2. Anne Troy

    Anne Troy

    Feb 14, 1999
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    Everything you've asked should be possible, yes.

    Just make sure when you close it that it is, in fact, saving it as a text file, and that it's name is still custom.dic, and not custom.dic.txt or something like that....just do a double-check and rename it if it's wrong.

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