How to Add or Remove AutoCorrect Exceptions in Word, Excel, or PowerPoint?


The AutoCorrect feature is helpful for automatically fixing misspelled words and correcting the capitalization of words in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Generally, Office apps automatically correct and update a few things as you type. This risewindows article will guide you through adding or blocking AutoCorrect exceptions in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

To demonstrate this post, we will show you steps in Word. The same method can also be used in Excel and PowerPoint, for adding or removing AutoCorrect Exceptions.

How to Include or Exclude AutoCorrect Exceptions in Word, Excel, or PowerPoint?

Do these steps to add or block AutoCorrect Exceptions in Word:-

Step 1. Open a Microsoft Word document on your Windows 11 or 10 PC.

Step 2. Tab on the File menu.


Step 3. Pick Options in the left sidebar.

Step 4. Once done, Switch to the Proofing tab in the Word Options Panel.

Step 5. Tap on the AutoCorrect Options button.

Step 6. Tap on the Exceptions button in the new window.

Step 7. You will find three different tabs for different purposes: First LetterInitial Caps, and Other Corrections in the AutoCorrect Exceptions window.

First Letter: Suppose you don’t want to capitalize the word “b” when you add a period after that. If so, type b. Press the Add and Click OK.

To remove a word from the list, select that word in the list and press the Delete button. Hit OK.

INitial CAps: If you block Office apps to correct some words like IDs, MBBs, etc. For that, switch to the INitial CAps tab and type that word. Hit the Add button.

To remove a word from the list, select a word and click the Delete button.

Other Corrections: You will not find any word in this tab, but you can add if you don’t want to be corrected automatically and are not enlisted in the previous two tabs. Just type your word and click the Add button.

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