What does the squiggely blue underline on my word documents mean?

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glacken1

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Sep 12, 2009, 2:56:01 PM9/12/09
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What does the squiggely blue underline on my word documents mean?

Greg Maxey

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Sep 12, 2009, 3:03:09 PM9/12/09
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A contextual spelling error:

The fair is crowed this year. I hope to see you their.

their is underlined with blue squiggy line. It is spelled correctly but
used out of context.

glacken1 wrote:
> What does the squiggely blue underline on my word documents mean?

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trip_to_tokyo

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Sep 12, 2009, 3:09:01 PM9/12/09
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It means that you have misspelt the word. Please click on Yes if my posting
is helpful to you.

Cheryl Flanders

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Sep 12, 2009, 3:26:06 PM9/12/09
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A red squiggly underline indicates a misspelled word. The blue
squiggly underline indicates a correctly spelled word used in the
wrong context, i.e., their instead of there.

Cheryl

On Sep 12, 12:09 pm, trip_to_tokyo

Greg Maxey

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Sep 12, 2009, 3:21:54 PM9/12/09
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ttt

Red squiggly lines are for misspelt words like the one in this sentence.

Blue squiggly lines are for contextual spelling errors. There word by
itself isn't misspelled; it is just the wrong spelling for the context
(e.g., He was too week to lift the box).

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nakayl...@stu.jefferson.kyschools.us

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Sep 12, 2018, 5:02:43 PM9/12/18
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On Saturday, September 12, 2009 at 2:56:01 PM UTC-4, glacken1 wrote:
> What does the squiggely blue underline on my word documents mean?

idk

aust...@student.pointview.school.nz

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Jun 13, 2019, 6:37:01 PM6/13/19
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On Sunday, 13 September 2009 06:56:01 UTC+12, glacken1 wrote:
> What does the squiggely blue underline on my word documents mean?

because u used it out of context

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