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Range.CheckSpelling Method (Word)

Begins a spelling check for the specified document or range.

expression .CheckSpelling(CustomDictionary, IgnoreUppercase, AlwaysSuggest, CustomDictionary2, CustomDictionary3, CustomDictionary4, CustomDictionary5, CustomDictionary6, CustomDictionary7, CustomDictionary8, CustomDictionary9, CustomDictionary10)

expression Required. A variable that represents a Range object.

Parameters

Name

Required/Optional

Data Type

Description

CustomDictionary

Optional

Variant

Either an expression that returns a Dictionary object or the file name of the custom dictionary.

IgnoreUppercase

Optional

Variant

True if capitalization is ignored. If this argument is omitted, the current value of the IgnoreUppercase property is used.

AlwaysSuggest

Optional

Variant

True for Microsoft Word to always suggest alternative spellings. If this argument is omitted, the current value of the SuggestSpellingCorrections property is used.

CustomDictionary2

Optional

Either an expression that returns a Dictionary object or the file name of the custom dictionary. You can specify as many as nine additional dictionaries.

CustomDictionary3

Optional

Either an expression that returns a Dictionary object or the file name of the custom dictionary. You can specify as many as nine additional dictionaries.

CustomDictionary4

Optional

Either an expression that returns a Dictionary object or the file name of the custom dictionary. You can specify as many as nine additional dictionaries.

CustomDictionary5

Optional

Either an expression that returns a Dictionary object or the file name of the custom dictionary. You can specify as many as nine additional dictionaries.

CustomDictionary6

Optional

Either an expression that returns a Dictionary object or the file name of the custom dictionary. You can specify as many as nine additional dictionaries.

CustomDictionary7

Optional

Either an expression that returns a Dictionary object or the file name of the custom dictionary. You can specify as many as nine additional dictionaries.

CustomDictionary8

Optional

Either an expression that returns a Dictionary object or the file name of the custom dictionary. You can specify as many as nine additional dictionaries.

CustomDictionary9

Optional

Either an expression that returns a Dictionary object or the file name of the custom dictionary. You can specify as many as nine additional dictionaries.

CustomDictionary10

Optional

Either an expression that returns a Dictionary object or the file name of the custom dictionary. You can specify as many as nine additional dictionaries.

If the document or range contains errors, this method displays the Spelling and Grammar dialog box, with the Check grammar check box cleared.

This example begins a spelling check on all available stories of the active document.

Set range2 = Documents("MyDocument.doc").Sections(2).Range 
range2.CheckSpelling IgnoreUpperCase:=False, _ 
 CustomDictionary:="MyWork.Dic", _ 
 CustomDictionary2:="MyTechnical.Dic"

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