Guide to remove language and fonts from Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office is comprised of number of applications such as Word, excel, PowerPoint to help their users in accomplishing different tasks without a hitch. If you have installed a language pack in your Microsoft Office then you can simply remove any    editing language or font you don’t want to use. After you have done with installing the language pack and you don’t want any particular language or fonts then you just have to follow the below mentioned instructions.

*Note: Please note that you can’t remove the primary language from the Enabled Editing Language List. You will have to select a different language as your default language if a language is listed as your default language and you want to remove it.

For removing language that you don’t want to use in Office 2010, Office 2013 and Office 2016 just follow the below mentioned step by step instructions:

  1. Open any Microsoft Office application such as Word or PowerPoint.
  2. Click on File>Options>
  3. Under Choose Editing Language, select the language that you want to remove and then click on “Remove” button.

Important Note:

  • If you try to create a document containing the text in Spanish before deleting the Spanish editing language, the text will remain in the document even if you have removed the Spanish editing language and fonts.
  • If, before deleting the Spanish editing language and fonts, you create a document containing Spanish text and manually mark the proofing language of the text in the document as Spanish, the Spanish proofing language setting remains even after you delete the editing language and fonts.
  • After you delete Spanish as an enabled language, Spanish continues to be listed in the Languages dialog box as a proofing language.

For removing language that you don’t want to use in Office 2007 just follow the below mentioned step by step instructions:

  1. Click on “Start”.
  2. Click on “All Programs”.
  3. Take your cursor on Microsoft Office.
  4. Move your cursor to Microsoft office Tools.
  5. Click on Microsoft Office Language settings.
  6. Click on Editing Language tab.
  7. In the Enabled Language List, click on the language you want to remove and then click on “Remove” button.

For removing fonts that you don’t want to use in  Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10 (Applicable for Office 2010, Office 2013 and Office 2016)  just follow the below mentioned step by step instructions:

  1. Open the Control Panel by pressing “Windows + R” keys together on your keyboard and then type Control Panel in the prompted dialog box and then press “Enter”.
  2. Type “Fonts” in the search bar of the Control Panel.
  3. Under the Fonts tab click on Preview, Delete, or show and hide fonts.
  4. Now select the font you want to remove and then click on “Delete” button.

For removing fonts that you don’t want to use in Windows Vista (Applicable for Office 2010) just follow the below mentioned step by step instructions:

  1. Open the Control Panel by pressing “Windows + R” keys together on your keyboard and then type Control Panel in the prompted dialog box and then press “Enter”.
  2. In control Panel, click on “Appearance and Personalization” tab.
  3. Now click on Install or Remove a font.
  4. Right click on the font you want to remove and then click on “Delete” button.

For removing fonts that you don’t want to use in Windows Vista (Applicable for Office 2007) just follow the below mentioned step by step instructions:

  1. Open the Control Panel by pressing “Windows + R” keys together on your keyboard and then type Control Panel in the prompted dialog box and then press “Enter”.
  2. In Control Panel, double click on “Fonts” (If Control Panel is in Category view, click Switch to Classic View.)
  3. Delete the font you don’t want to use

If you are facing any difficulties or challenges in following the above mentioned steps for removing language and fonts in Microsoft Office just visit office.com/setup for further assistance and support.

 

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