WSpell ActiveX Spell Checker for Visual Basic
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The WSpell OCX control provides everything you need to add full spellcheck capability to your VB apps. Click here to find out more about WSpell.
You can use WSpell to check spelling in several different modes:
Single word: Determine if a single word is spelled correctly, with no user interaction. For more information, see:
Text: Search for misspelled words in a text string, and optionally interact with the user to dispose of spelling errors through a dialog box. The text can come from a string or a text control. For more information, see:
Background: Detect spelling errors as the user types into a text control.
Background checking, sometimes called "as you type," "on-the-fly," or passive checking, refers to detecting spelling errors automatically while the user edits a document. You've probably seen this feature in word processors, where misspelled words are underlined.
WSpell can background-check standard rich text controls (rich text boxes), TX Text Control, and standard edit controls (text boxes). The features available in background checking depend on the capabilities of the text control being monitored. For example, rich text controls and TX Text Control support marking misspelled words by changing their text attributes such as text color or underlining. Edit controls, on the other hand, can display text in a single font with no text effects, so marking misspelled words is not possible. However, it is still possible to detect that a misspelled word has been typed into an edit control.
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