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<h1 class="topictitle1">Checking spelling</h1>
<div><p>This documentation describes how to check spelling in a structured
text editor.</p><div class="skipspace"> <p>The structured text editors for markup languages (accessed from
the Project Explorer's pop-up menu or by clicking the Source tab in certain
editors) provide a spell checking feature.</p>
<p>To check spelling in an HTML,
XML, or other file that uses a structured markup language:</p>
<ol><li><span>(Optional) To select the dictionary that will be used, click <span class="menucascade"><span class="uicontrol">Window</span> &gt; <span class="uicontrol">Preferences</span> &gt; <span class="uicontrol">Spell
<li><span>Open in a structured text editor the file whose spelling you want
to check.</span></li>
<li><span>Start the spelling checker by clicking <span class="menucascade"><span class="uicontrol">Edit</span> &gt; <span class="uicontrol">Spell Check</span></span>.</span></li>
<li><span>Type a new spelling into the <span class="uicontrol">Change to</span> field,
or select one of the available options. Click the <span class="uicontrol">Change</span> button
to change the current instance of the word in the current document. Click
the <span class="uicontrol">Change All</span> button to change all instances of the
word in the current document. You can also click the <span class="uicontrol">Add</span> button
to add the currently selected spelling to your dictionary.</span></li>
<li><span>Use the controls in the Spell Check dialog box to ignore, change,
or add terms to the current dictionary. (To remove a word after it has been
added to the dictionary, click the <span class="uicontrol">Dictionary</span> push
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