Microsoft has released Microsoft Office XP Service Pack 2 (SP-2). This article describes the issues fixed for the spelling and grammar features in Microsoft Office XP programs.
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OFFXP: Overview of the Office XP Service Pack 2
Office XP Spelling and Grammar Issues Fixed by Office XP SP-2
The update fixes the issues that are described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base articles:
WD2000: Swedish Grammar Checker Stops Responding If You Type Date String That Does Not Contain Blank Spaces
WD2002: Memory Leaks Occur When You Check the Spelling of a Document with Dutch Text and English Smart Tags
WD2002: Portuguese Grammar Checker Quits with a Long Hyphen String
Additional Issues Fixed by Office XP SP-2
The following issues are also fixed:
WD2002: Opening a Dutch Language Document Causes Word to Quit Unexpectedly
This update corrects a problem in Microsoft Word 2002 (configured with the Dutch Netherlands language) in which Word unexpectedly quits when you open a Dutch language document.
WD2002: Incorrect Suggestions During Grammar Check in Dutch Language Document
This update corrects a problem in which incorrect grammar suggestions are presented when you check the grammar in a Dutch (Netherlands) language document.
WD2002: Typing Text in Dutch Language Document Causes Word to Quit Unexpectedly
This update corrects a problem in which Word 2002 may quit unexpectedly when you type text in a Dutch (Netherlands) language document.
WD2002: Single Typed Character Changes to a Word in a Polish Language Document
This update corrects a problem in which the AutoCorrect feature in Word 2002 changes a single typed character into a word in a Polish language document.
WD2002: Same Word is Suggested When Checking Spelling in French Language Document
This update corrects a problem in which the same word is suggested for spelling mistakes when uppercase or mixed-case characters follow an apostrophe in a French language document.