Subject: Changing the dictionary



The Check Spelling command compares text found in the drawing with correctly spelled words in an installed dictionary (.dic file). There are many different dictionar­ies that can be used with CADdirect, including dictionaries in different languages. You can download and install a new dictionary or use a dictionary already installed on your computer.

To download and install a new dictionary

   1   Do one of the following to choose Check Spelling ():

   On the ribbon, choose Annotate > Check Spelling (in Text).

   On the menu, choose Tools > Check Spelling.

   On the Standard toolbar, click the Check Spelling tool.

   Type spell and then press Enter.

   On the ribbon, choose Annotate > Check Spelling (in Text).

   2   Select one or more text entities, then in the Check Spelling dialog box, click Change Dictionaries.

   3   Click Download.

   4   From the web page that displays (or from a different web page), download the desired dictionary.

   5   Unzip the contents of the downloaded file to \MyDocuments\Spelling, or the loca­tion where you installed spelling dictionaries for CADdirect.

   6   Click Change Dictionaries again, which will load the newly installed dictionary.

   7   In Main Dictionary, select the desired dictionary.

   8   Click OK.

To use a dictionary already installed on your computer

   1   Do one of the following:

   Copy the existing dictionary (.dic file) to \MyDocuments\Spelling, or to the location where you install spelling dictionaries for CADdirect.

   Add the folder of the existing dictionary to the list of folders where CADdirect searches for dictionaries. Choose Tools > Options, click Paths/Files and add the folder location to the Dictionary paths. For more details, see Changing the options on the Paths/Files tab.

   2   Choose Tools > Check Spelling, select one or more text entities, then in the Check Spelling dialog box, click Change Dictionaries.

   3   In Main Dictionary, select the desired dictionary.

   4   Click OK.

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