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..CheckSpell is used to enable or disable the automatic spell check.
The words not found in the dictionary are automatically underlined in red:
  • in the edit controls.
Note: This property is equivalent to the option "Check the spelling" found:
  • in the "Details" tab of the description window of edit controls,
Versions 20 and later
iPhone/iPad This property is now available for the iPhone/iPad applications.
New in version 20
iPhone/iPad This property is now available for the iPhone/iPad applications.
iPhone/iPad This property is now available for the iPhone/iPad applications.
Versions 21 and later
Android This function is now available for Android applications.
New in version 21
Android This function is now available for Android applications.
Android This function is now available for Android applications.
Example
// Enable the spell check in an edit control
EDT_Text..CheckSpell = True
Syntax

Finding out whether the spell check is enabled Hide the details

<Result> = <Control name>..CheckSpell
<Result>: Boolean
  • True if the spell check is enabled,
  • False otherwise.
<Control name>: Character string (with or without quotes)
Name of control to use:
  • edit control,

Enabling or disabling the spell check Hide the details

<Control name>..CheckSpell = <Enable/Disable>
<Control name>: Character string (with or without quotes)
Name of control to use:
  • edit control,
<Enable/Disable>: Boolean
  • True if the spell check must be enabled,
  • False otherwise.
iPhone/iPad Caution: the activation (or not) of spell check is not applied directly. Indeed, the control must lose focus and regain it (in order for the system to adapt to the control keyboard).
Remarks
AndroidiPhone/iPad

Spelling checker used

..CheckSpell is using the system spelling checker.
For the unrecognized words, the popup menu proposes the following options:
  • Replacing the word by a valid word.
  • Adding the word into the dictionary.
Note: The system spelling checker must be enabled.
Minimum version required
  • Version 11
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