Wynne wrote:I went to the Tutorial and nothing made any sense... I don't have an option to turn on or off the abc with the red line, I don't seem to have any option that says "paragraph style" (There's a "paragraph" under the Format tab but nothing about style there, etc...
There is no button on you interface that shows "abc" with a little red line under it? If you right click on a piece of text, the contex menu does not show an entry called "paragraph style"? If you do not see these things i really have to wonder where you downloaded OOo.
Wynne wrote:I guess I need to start further back from where this tutorial starts or something. Reading other posts, I get the impression I might have to do further downloads of the dictionary I need or something.
Assuming you want to check US english, and you have the US version of OOo you should not have to download anything extra.
Wynne wrote:I have OO 2.4.2 or 2.4.1. Windows Vista. If anybody could get me pushed into the right direction, I would appreciate your help. My kids' english marks are in grave peril!
So sorry, but if your kid is depending on the spell checker for his grades he is going about it in the wrong way. Perhaps you should buy the kid a dictionary? Spell checkers (much less grammar checkers) will never be a substitue for actual language skills.
Wynne wrote:Back again. I went to try the Wizard\Add a dictionary process and shut down the computer. (What does shut down the Quickstart mean??) Anyways. This made no difference.Wynne
The quickstarter is the little OOo icon at the bottom right of your screen. It has to be turned off or you will not be able to install any dictionaries.