Steps to Modify Word’s Capitalization AutoCorrect Settings
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Steps to Modify Word’s Capitalization AutoCorrect Settings

Microsoft Word is one of the most used software when it comes to working on documents. Whether you want to draft an article or write a report, it is always better to write it on MS Word. However, don’t you feel annoyed when you are writing something, and it gets autocorrect repeatedly?  MS Word’s AutoCorrect feature comes with inbuilt capitalization settings designed to fix usual mistakes such as starting a sentence without a capital letter or typing first two letters in the capital at the starting of a word and more. Sometimes it is helping but sometimes it could not only irritate you but also wastes your time. Don’t worry, you can change the settings and disable the MS Word’s Capitalization AutoCorrect feature.

If you want to know how to change it, read on!

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Steps To Make Changes In Word’s Capitalization AutoCorrect Settings

Step 1: Launch Microsoft Word.

Step 2: Open a Word document and navigate to File located on the main menu ribbon.

Step 3:  Once the File sidebar opens, locate and click Options.

Steps To Make Changes In Word’s Capitalization AutoCorrect Settings

Step 4: Once Options windows is open, choose “Proofing” heading from the left-hand side of the panel.

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Step 5:  Once Proofing is selected, locate “AutoCorrect options” from the right side of the window.

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Step 6:   AutoCorrect Options window will open and from the window, locate the AutoCorrect tab.

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Step 7: On the AutoCorrect tab, you will get various capitalization settings near the top of that tab.

Let’s check out the option available along with the checkmark boxes available and what they do:

Option 1: Correct TWo INitial CApitals: Alters capitalized the second letter to lowercase in a word.

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Option 2: Capitalize the first letter of sentences: Alters the first character of the first word of each sentence to capital.

Option 3: Capitalize the first letter of table cells: Changes first character of the first word in each table cell to capital, irrespective of punctuation.

Option 4: Capitalize the name of days: Changes the first character of the name of the days of the week to the capital

Option 5: Correct accidental usage of cAPS LOCK key: Affixes whenever you type a word with capital letters where it is not required.

To disable, you can remove the checkmark from all the options that you want and click on OK button.

In this way, you can modify word’s capitalization AutoCorrect settings and write in the document as you want.

Srishti Sisodia

Srishti Sisodia is a technical content journalist at Systweak Software. Apart from being a capable engineer, her affinity for inscription draws her towards writing interesting content about contemporary technologies and progressions. She is an avid reader and a fare connoisseur. She relishes different cuisines and when it comes to baking, she takes the cake!

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