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Spelling Check

You can check the spelling in documents with the Spell Checker tool. This tool spell checks: notes, dimensions with text, and drawing title blocks (when in Edit Sheet Format mode). For multiple users, you can specify a central dictionary location.

The spell checker tool offers suggestions to replace the word using entries from the Microsoft Word standard dictionary and the swengineering.dic user dictionary.

Spell Checker:

  • Does not check words in a table.

  • Is available in English only, with Microsoft Word 2000 or later.

 

To specify a central dictionary location:

  1. Click Options (Standard toolbar), or Tools, Options.

  2. Select File Locations.

  3. Select Spelling Folders in Show folders for.

  4. Click Add and browse to the dictionary location.

  5. Click OK twice.

To check spelling:

To check the spelling of notes in the sheet format, right-click the drawing sheet and click Edit Sheet Format prior to performing this procedure.

  1. Click Spell Checker (Tools toolbar), or Tools, Spelling.

    The display highlights and zooms in on the misspelled text.

  2. Specify the properties described below, then click OK .

Text

Displays the misspelled word. You can edit the word in this box, or use the Suggestions box to select a replacement word.

Suggestions

Displays a list of possible replacements for the misspelled word. Select the word to use as a replacement.

Undo Edit. Changes the word back to its original spelling if you edited the misspelled word in the Text box.

Ignore. Skips this instance of the misspelled word.

Ignore All. Skips all instances of the misspelled word.

Change. Changes the misspelled word to the one highlighted under Suggestions.

Change All. Changes all instances of the misspelled word to the one highlighted under Suggestions.

Add. Inserts the currently selected word to the swengineering.dic user dictionary.

Undo. Undoes the previous action.

Dictionary Language

Lists the language used for the Microsoft dictionary.

Options

Check Notes. Checks the spelling of notes.

Check Dimensions. Checks the spelling of dimensions.

More Options

Lets you set spell checking options.



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