Setting general spell checking options

With general spell checking options, you can configure checking spelling of your Desktop App. For example, you can configure the behavior of your Desktop App so that the application corrects misspelled words automatically. You can also add dictionaries to check the spelling of a word or a text written in a different languages.

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  • ClosedEnabling or disabling spell checking

    By default, Alloy Navigator Express checks spelling in the text fields and finds misspelled words automatically. Sometime, using spell checker in the system with low memory can cause slow performance. In this case, you can turn off checking the spelling in your Desktop App. If needed, you can always turn the spell checker on again.

    To disable spell checker of the Desktop App:

    1. Select Tools > Options from the main menu, then click the Spell Checking tab.

    2. Clear the Use spell checker check box. To use spell checker, select this check box.

    3. Click OK.

  • ClosedEnabling or disabling real-time spell checking and automatic correction

    By default, the Desktop App checks spelling automatically while you are typing the text. Alloy Navigator Express uses wavy red underlines to indicate possible spelling problems.

    Alloy Navigator Express also automatically corrects misspelled words that are similar to words in the main dictionary that the spelling checker uses.

    NOTE: To use these options, you must first turn on the spell checker.

    To disable "AutoCorrect" and "Check spelling as you type":

    1. Select Tools > Options from the main menu, then click the Spell Checking tab.

    2. In the Options section, clear the Check spelling as you type and the Use AutoCorrect check boxes.

    3. Click OK.

    To enable automatic text correction and check spelling as you type:

    1. Select Tools > Options from the main menu, then click the Spell Checking tab.

    2. In the Options section, select the Use AutoCorrect and the Check spelling as you type check boxes.

    3. Click OK.

  • ClosedViewing installed dictionaries

    Once you installed a custom spell checker dictionary, Alloy Navigator Express uses the dictionary for checking spelling in the text fields.

    To view installed spell checker dictionaries:

    1. Select Tools > Options from the main menu, then click the Spell Checking tab.

    2. Under Dictionaries, look through the list of installed dictionaries.

    3. Click OK.

Options window - Spell Checking tab

You use the Spell Checking tab of the Options window to customize checking spelling of the Desktop App. To access the Options window, select Tools > Options from the main menu.

Use spell checker - disables or enables checking spelling. For details, see Enabling or disabling spell checking above.

Options section - contains the following check boxes. For details, see Enabling or disabling real-time spell checking and automatic correction above.

Check spelling as you type - enables checking the spelling when you are typing text in various text fields.

Use AutoCorrect - enables automatic text corrections. More options for the auto-correction are available in the AutoCorrect Options window.

Dictionaries section - lists the available dictionaries for spell checking in various languages. You can customize this list by adding dictionaries. For details, see Viewing installed dictionaries above.