"MyOffice Text" can automatically check your texts in English and Russian for spelling and grammatical errors.

Check Spelling

To enable the spell checking function, click Tools and then select Spelling & Grammar. Check the Check Spelling menu.

To disable the spell checking function, click Tools and then select Spelling & Grammar. Uncheck the Check Spelling menu.

Enabling and disabling the spell check option applies only to the document you are working on and does not affect other opened documents.

Check spelling basics:

The spell check dictionary is selected automatically, based on the language of the first word in the paragraph.

The application uses wavy red underlines to indicate:

Words that are absent from the selected dictionary.

Words with spelling mistakes.

A spell checker runs every time you make changes to the text.

Correction of spelling mistakes

If a spelling mistake is detected, a correction is suggested. To correct the mistake:

Place the pointer on the word underlined with a red wavy line and right-click it.

Select a word underlined with a red wavy line and right-click it.

If no correct spelling is found for the selected word, the No suggestions caption appears in the shortcut menu.

Ignore a word with mistake

Use the Ignore command to avoid underlining of words recognized by the application as misspelled. Follow the steps below to hide underlines:

1.Place the pointer on a word underlined with a red wavy line or select it.

2.Right-click the selected word, and then click Ignore.

Once finished, the underline with a red wavy line disappears. If the word appears in the document more than once, the changes apply to all case sensitive repetitions. The words marked for Ignore are not taken into account under your current work session. When you reopen the document, the spell checker launches and underlines all the words with mistakes again.

If a word is placed in the Ignore list by mistake, use the Check Spelling command. To enable spell checking:

1.Place the pointer on a word or select it.

2.Right-click the selected word, and then click Check Spelling.

Custom Dictionary

If you use specific terms that are not included in the current dictionary, you can add them to the custom dictionary, and they will not be marked as words with mistakes.

Make sure that spell check is enabled in the application before you start to work with the dictionary.

Adding words to the dictionary

You can only add individual words to the dictionary. Phrases and word combinations cannot be added.

The words in the dictionary are case-sensitive. If the word is written in both capital and lowercase characters, it is recommended to add both variants to the dictionary.

To add a word to a custom dictionary directly from the text, right-click the selected text, and then click Add to Dictionary on the shortcut menu.

To add a new word directly to the dictionary:

1.On the Command menu, click Tools > Custom Dictionary.

2.In the Custom Dictionary dialog box, enter the word to be added to the dictionary.

3.Click user_dictionary_add_item or press the Enter key.

4.Click Done to finish editing the dictionary entry and close the dialog box.

Import of third-party dictionaries

To expand the word count available in the text editor, you can import third-party dictionary files in the DIC format. In the Custom Dictionary dialog box, click Import, then select a file with the .dic extension and click Open.

Once finished, the content of the file is displayed in a configurable dictionary.

Delete words from a dictionary

You can delete a previously added word from the Custom Dictionary.

To delete a word from the Custom Dictionary, use the following tips:

1.On the Command menu, click Tools and then click Custom Dictionary.

2.In the Custom Dictionary dialog box, place the pointer on the word to be removed from the dictionary and click Remove.

3.Click Done, to finish editing the dictionary and close the dialog box.

To delete a word directly from the text, right-click on it and click Remove from Dictionary on the shortcut menu.

Check Grammar

Click Tools, then click Spelling & Grammar and check or clear Spelling & Grammar to enable or disable grammar check, respectively.

Enabling and disabling the grammar check option applies to the current document only and does not affect other open documents.

Grammar check basics:

The grammar check dictionary is selected automatically, based on the language of the first word in the paragraph.

The grammar check launches once you press the Space or Enter key, provided the sentence is complete.

A sentence with a grammatical error is underlined with a blue wavy line.

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