How to skip numbers during the spell check in a very long file (if possible...)
Thread poster: Barbara Baldi

Barbara Baldi  Identity Verified
Local time: 13:39
English to Italian
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May 10

Dear All,
I will have to spell check very soon a long Word file extracted from the client's platform and because there are subtitles, the software will stop every single time on numbers, is there a way to avoid this?

these are the numbers I need to ignore (followed by the subtitle):
10:00:07.480 ===> 10:00:10.240 0003
Sono cambiate molte cose
ma resta ancora molto da fare.

I dont' find anything really useful on line, as everyb
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Dear All,
I will have to spell check very soon a long Word file extracted from the client's platform and because there are subtitles, the software will stop every single time on numbers, is there a way to avoid this?

these are the numbers I need to ignore (followed by the subtitle):
10:00:07.480 ===> 10:00:10.240 0003
Sono cambiate molte cose
ma resta ancora molto da fare.

I dont' find anything really useful on line, as everybody speaks about codes, but in the case of subtitles "codes" change all the time, so I might as well kepp pressing the button "ignore" and it will take forever...

Hope someone can help.
Greetings,
Barbara
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Samuel Murray  Identity Verified
Netherlands
Local time: 13:39
Member (2006)
English to Afrikaans
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One idea: change all numbers to do-not-spellcheck May 10

Barbara Baldi wrote:
These are the numbers I need to ignore (followed by the subtitle):
10:00:07.480 ===> 10:00:10.240 0003
Sono cambiate molte cose
ma resta ancora molto da fare.


In MS Word, press Ctrl+H (to open the Find/Replace dialog) and click the "More>>" button. In the "Find what" field, type "[0-9]". Click in the "Replace with" field, make sure your cursor is in the "Replace with" field, and then click the "Format" button. From the dropdown list, select "Language..." and then choose any language, but make sure there is a check mark in "Do not check spelling or grammar". Check "Use wildcards", and press the "Replace all" button. This will mark all numbers as "do-not-spellcheck".

do not spellcheck1



do not spellcheck2

[Edited at 2019-05-10 11:55 GMT]


 

Barbara Baldi  Identity Verified
Local time: 13:39
English to Italian
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TOPIC STARTER
Thanks for the attempt Samuel, but it doesn't work unfortunately May 10

too beatutiful to be true...: (( thanks a lot anyway
Barbara


 

Barbara Baldi  Identity Verified
Local time: 13:39
English to Italian
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TOPIC STARTER
solved. I have to select skip rule at the beginning of the spell check and it does ignore all the May 10

figures. Warmest regards and BIG THANK YOU to Samuel Murray!
Barbara


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