WD2000: Grammar Checker Suggests Incorrect Capitalization of "Mainland" or "Republic"

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When you type the following words in conjunction with each other and you check the grammar in your document, Microsoft Word may incorrectly suggest incorrect capitalization:
  • China
  • Chinese
  • republic
  • mainland
For example, Microsoft Word may incorrectly suggest that "mainland" or "republic" be capitalized in the following example text:
The relationship between mainland China and the republic of Korea has strengthened in recent years.


To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Office 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
276367 OFF2000: How to Obtain the Latest Office 2000 Service Pack


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Microsoft Office 2000 Service Pack 2.


Article ID: 280715 - Last Review: February 28, 2014 - Revision: 1.0
  • Microsoft Word 2000 Standard Edition
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