Microsoft Word in English language can utilize the Peoplese spellcheck. Gratis.
installed, and a text opened, all words in the text that are not in
will be red-lined.
Peoplese MS Word Spellcheck is not offered by Microsoft; it is offered
Peoplese, in the form of a
Supplementary Dictionary. In order to use the Peoplese spellcheck, you
must first add the two
Peoplese Supplementary Dictionary
files to MS
Word's spellcheck options. (Steps listed below.)
a text document is on your screen, you will have a choice of whether to
Peoplese spellcheck or
the spellcheck of the language of
your choice by
checking or unchecking a dialog box.
Overview: To Microsoft Word's spellcheck list of
English words, we are adding Peoplese words that are not in
English (in the PEOPLESE.DIC file), and deleting English
words that are not in Peoplese (in the
ExcludeDictionaryEN0409 file) We will add both
these files to the Uproof directory (folder) in your computer.
for installing Peoplese MS Word Supplementary Dictionary on your
download the "PEOPLESE.DIC" file from this website.
do this, click on this
and Save As on your desktop.
download the "ExcludeDictionaryEN0409" file.
To do this, click on
this link: ExcludeDictionaryEN0409 and Save As on your
2. Now find and open the UProof directory (folder) in your
following these steps:.
Open a blank
MS Word file.
right, click on: File → Options
and click on the "Custom
In the "file
path" dialog box, highlight and copy the location path of your
It should look similar to:
(To copy the
highlighted location path, right-click and select "copy".)
Depending on your computer, do the following:
Windows 10 &
WIndows 8 users: Press the Windows key to access the Start screen.
In the upper-right corner press the Search
icon (looks like a magnifying glass).
In the dialog box, paste the Uproof file
path name that you copied: right click, select "paste".
Click on resulting
button. On your screen will appear the Uproof directory (folder).
Windows 7, and Windows XP users: At lower left, click "Start" to
open Start Menu.
In the Search dialog box, paste the file name
that you highlighted and copied.
The word "Uproof" will appear; click on it.
The Uproof directory is now open.
3. With the Uproof directory open, do the
Highlight the "ExcludeDictionaryEN0409.lex" file, right-click,
and select "Rename".
(The ".lex" suffix
may or may not be visible, depending on your computer settings.)
Rename the file: "ExcludeDictionaryEN0409.lex-original".
(This is your backup, in case you ever want to delete this Peoplese
Go to your
desktop, copy the PEOPLESE.DIC file, and paste it in the open Uproof
Do the same with the
Note that PEOPLESE.DIC and ExcludeDictionaryEN0409 files are both in
the Uproof directory.
(File names end in similar numbers. Do not
newly added files are large, with today's date, you will notice.)
".lex" suffix may or may not be visible.)
Rename the file: ExcludeDictionaryEN0409.lex
(If the ".lex" suffix was not
previously visible, omit the suffix on your new file.)
Close the Uproof dirctory, by clicking on the "X" in upper
right hand corner.
4. Select the dictionary, by following these steps:
a blank (or any) text file.
on: File (upper left corner) →
Options → Proofing →
select which dictionary to use for any document, check the appropriate
if Peoplese, or “Custom” if your default language. Click "OK".
MS Word, and re-start MS Word, for the changes to take effect.
you select the Peoplese dictionary, words which are not in Peoplese
will be red-lined.
encountering a red-lined word, in order to find the correct Peoplese
the Peoplese Online Dictionary (lower right tab).
the “English” circle, and type the English word in the blank.
peoplese translation or translations will appear on the screen.