SpellCheck Class

 

Provides real-time spell-checking functionality to text-editing controls, such as TextBox and RichTextBox.

Namespace:   System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)

System.Object
  System.Windows.Controls.SpellCheck

public sealed class SpellCheck

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubpropertyCustomDictionaries

Gets the collection of lexicon file locations that are used for custom spell checking.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyIsEnabled

Gets or sets a value that determines whether the spelling checker is enabled on this text-editing control, such as TextBox or RichTextBox.

System_CAPS_pubpropertySpellingReform

Gets or sets the spelling reform rules that are used by the spelling checker.

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethodEquals(Object)

Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodSystem_CAPS_staticGetCustomDictionaries(TextBoxBase)

Gets the collection of lexicon file locations that are used for custom spelling checkers on a specified text-editing control.

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetHashCode()

Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodSystem_CAPS_staticGetIsEnabled(TextBoxBase)

Returns a value that indicates whether the spelling checker is enabled on the specified text-editing control.

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetType()

Gets the Type of the current instance.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodSystem_CAPS_staticSetIsEnabled(TextBoxBase, Boolean)

Enables or disables the spelling checker on the specified text-editing control, such as TextBox or RichTextBox.

System_CAPS_pubmethodSystem_CAPS_staticSetSpellingReform(TextBoxBase, SpellingReform)

Determines the spelling reform rules that are used by the spelling checker.

System_CAPS_pubmethodToString()

Returns a string that represents the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubfieldSystem_CAPS_staticCustomDictionariesProperty

Identifies the CustomDictionaries dependency property.

System_CAPS_pubfieldSystem_CAPS_staticIsEnabledProperty

Identifies the IsEnabled dependency property.

System_CAPS_pubfieldSystem_CAPS_staticSpellingReformProperty

Identifies the SpellingReform dependency property.

To enable the spelling checker, set the SpellCheck.IsEnabled property to true on a text-editing control. When this spelling checker is enabled, misspelled words are underlined by using a red wavy line, as shown in the following illustration. Spelling checker is supported only when WPF provides a default dictionary. In .NET Framework 4, WPF provides dictionaries for English, French, German, and Spanish.

Textbox with spell-checking

To add a custom dictionary, add the location of the lexicon file to the CustomDictionaries collection.

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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