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Configure Spell Checking Dialog Box

How do I get to this dialog box?
  1. Open the Settings window.

    The steps depend on your user interface mode.

    User Interface Mode Steps
    Ribbon or Reflection Browser With a session open in Reflection, from the Quick Access Toolbar, click .
    TouchUx Tap the Gear icon and then select Document Settings.
  2. On the Settings dialog box, under Productivity, select Configure Spell Checking.

From this settings page, you can customize the way Spell Check works.


  • This feature is not available with VT sessions.

  • Spell check is not supported for Japanese.


Setting Description
Check spelling as you type Spell Check marks possible errors with wavy underlines.
Automatically correct spelling Commonly misspelled words are corrected without prompt or indication as you type.

Note: This feature is available only for English.
Ignore words in UPPERCASE If you are typing in UPPERCASE letters, Spell Check does not attempt to correct spelling.
Ignore words with numbers If you are typing a word with a number in it, like PN201, Spell Check does not attempt to correct the spelling.
Correct TWo INitial capitals If you type two consecutive uppercase letters at the beginning of a word, Spell Check changes the second uppercase letter to a lowercase letter; for example, ENter changes to Enter.
Correct accidental usage of cAPS LOCK key If you accidentally type a word in Title Case with the CAPS LOCK key turned on, Spell Check corrects the capitalization; for example, eNTER kEY changes to Enter Key.
Custom dictionary file Specify the path to the custom dictionary for the current session. For more information see the Create a Custom Spell Check Dictionary topic.
Minimum field size to check spelling Specify the shortest field in which to check spelling.
Maximum word length to check spelling Specify the longest word to check for spelling. Longer words are ignored by the spell checker.
Maximum spelling suggestions to present Specify the number of suggested spellings to offer when a misspelled word is encountered.
Main dictionary language Select the language dictionary to use when checking spelling. This defaults to the language selected in the Configure Workspace Settings dialog box.

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