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ACL File Format

List file for Microsoft Office

ACL is a file extension for a list file used by Microsoft Office. ACL stands for AutoCorrect List. ACL files contain a list of corrections used across all applications of the Microsoft Office Suite. ACL files are used for automated spelling and grammar corrections. ACL files can be edited from within the Microsoft Office suite, but are not intended to be edited directly.


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Use of ACL files in Arbortext environment, i.e. XML editing tool in an editorial environment. There seems to be lack of documentation about this capability (even from PTC Arbortext). There is theoretical information available, but no one has documented standardised practice of how to use.



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