Arabic modes

Specifies the spelling rules to use for checking spelling of Arabic text. This option is available only if you are using a right-to-left language version of Microsoft Office or have installed Microsoft Office 2007 system proofing tools or Microsoft Office 2007 Language Pack 2007 for the language, and have enabled support for the language through Microsoft Office Language Settings.


Supported on: At least Windows Vista



  1. None
    Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Word\Options\vpref
    Value NamewSpell_1112_8
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value0
  2. Strict initial alef hamza
    Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Word\Options\vpref
    Value NamewSpell_1112_8
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value1
  3. Strict final yaa
    Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Word\Options\vpref
    Value NamewSpell_1112_8
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value2
  4. Both strict
    Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Word\Options\vpref
    Value NamewSpell_1112_8
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value3


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