How to Spell-Check in Microsoft PowerPoint

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In Brief...

As in other Microsoft Office applications, PowerPoint includes a spelling checker. Follow these simple steps to check spelling in your PowerPoint presentation.

This feature works the same in all modern versions of Microsoft PowerPoint: 2010, 2013, and 2016.


  1. On the Review tab, in the Proofing group, click Spelling.

  2. If you have spelling or grammatical errors, you are prompted to correct them. Follow the prompts to make corrections.

  3. PowerPoint notifies you when all spelling and grammar issues are addressed.

  4. Click OK to close the message box.

Author: Dave Dunn

Dave Dunn joined Webucator as Chief Operating Officer in early 2009. He has served as a CFO and COO for numerous small and medium-sized companies, including Summit Software Company, Insight Research Group, Avalon Consulting, and HealthcareOne. He has expertise in business development, financial management, marketing and human resources and particularly enjoys working with rapidly growing companies.

Dave received his Bachelor of Arts from Hamilton College and his MBA from Syracuse University. He has served as Chairman of the Board of the Montessori School of Syracuse since 2001.