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Autocorrect is now enabled in Google Docs

Google recently updated Google Docs to enable autocorrect by default.

Autocorrect is intended to speed up writing by correcting misspelled words as someone types. Corrected words are identified with a grey dashed underline. As they continue typing, the underline will disappear.

To undo a correction, just hit backspace, and select “Undo” while hovering over the word.

To not to use autocorrect, disable it by selecting Tools > Preferences and unchecking “automatically correct spelling.”

Visit Google’s G Suite blog to learn more about autocorrect in Google Docs.

With questions about Google Docs or any G Suite application, contact the Help Desk at (208) 426-4357 or email