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Document.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 Document object.

Parameters

Name

Required/Optional

Data Type

Description

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.

If the document or range contains errors, this method displays the Spelling and Grammar dialog box (Tools menu), with the Check grammar check box cleared. For a document, this method checks all available stories (such as headers, footers, and text boxes).

The following example checks the spelling in the active document.

ActiveDocument.CheckSpelling
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