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How to highlight all misspelled words in worksheet in Excel?

It is easy to check the spelling of texts in Excel worksheet. However, do you know how to highlight all misspelled words in a worksheet? A method in this article can help you to solve this problem.

Highlight all misspelled words in worksheet with VBA code


Highlight all misspelled words in worksheet with VBA code


Please do as follows to highlight all misspelled words in the worksheet with VBA code.

1. In the worksheet with misspelled words, you will highlight, please press the Alt + F11 keys to open the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.

2. In the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window, click Insert > Module. Then copy and paste VBA code into the Code window.

VBA code: Highlight all misspelled words in worksheet

Sub ColorMispelledCells()
    Dim xRg As Range, xCell As Range
    On Error Resume Next
    Set xRg = Application.InputBox("please select range:", "KuTools For Excel", Selection.Address, , , , , 8)
    If xRg Is Nothing Then Exit Sub
    Application.ScreenUpdating = False
        For Each xCell In xRg
            If Not Application.CheckSpelling(xCell.Text) Then _
                xCell.Interior.ColorIndex = 28
        Next
    Application.ScreenUpdating = True
End Sub

3. Press the F5 key to run the code. In the popping up Kutools for Excel dialog box, please select the range contains the misspelled words you will highlight, and then click the OK button. See screenshot:

Then you can see all cells containing misspelled words are highlighted immediately in selected range as below screenshot shown.


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