Say you are looking to learn something about a concept that you don’t know much about, what do you do? You “Google” it right? So when you are using Google Docs you’d think that it would automatically know any word that you would type in. This isn’t the case. It knows a lot of words, but if it doesn’t recognize a word that you would normally use, you will need to add it to your dictionary. Today we will tell you how to do so.
To add a word to Google Docs, simply right-click the word you would like to add and select Add “[your invented word]” to dictionary.
This is the simple way to do it, but if you are looking to understand the platform’s dictionary settings a little bit better, you can do this an alternative way. Here are the directions:
If you find that you need to remove or edit a word from Google Docs, you can do so by:
You can also expedite this process and easily delete a word with the trash can button that appears when you hover over an entry.
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Rodd Ahrenstorff is the Director of Business Operations for KT Connections, as well as a member of the company’s ownership team starting in 2014. Rodd has been working in the computer and telecommunication fields for over twenty years—a term during which he has held a number of leadership positions. In the past, he has served as a broadcast television engineer, an systems architect, and most recently Director of Information Technology, including a role as a HIPAA Security Officer for behavioral health and multi-specialty medical providers.