How to: Enable Spellchecking in a Text Editing Control

The following example shows how to enable real-time spellchecking in a TextBox using the IsEnabled property of the SpellCheck class.

Example

<Page xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation"
  xmlns:x="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml">

  <StackPanel>
    <TextBox SpellCheck.IsEnabled="True" Name="myTextBox"></TextBox>
  </StackPanel>

</Page>

using System;
using System.Windows;
using System.Windows.Controls;

namespace SDKSample
{
    public partial class SpellCheckExample : Page
    {
        public SpellCheckExample()
        {
            StackPanel myStackPanel = new StackPanel();

            //Create TextBox
            TextBox myTextBox = new TextBox();
            myTextBox.Width = 200;

            // Enable spellchecking on the TextBox.
            myTextBox.SpellCheck.IsEnabled = true;

            // Alternatively, the SetIsEnabled method could be used
            // to enable or disable spell checking like this:
            // SpellCheck.SetIsEnabled(myTextBox, true);

            myStackPanel.Children.Add(myTextBox);
            this.Content = myStackPanel;
        }
    }
}

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