Overview: Spell Checking

You can check the spelling of a target document at any time, by pressing the [F7] key. If the option Spell checking as you type is enabled (by default it is enabled), SDL Trados Studio spell checks the target document as you type, and marks misspelled words with a red wavy underline.

When Studio checks the spelling, it looks in all dictionaries that are enabled for the target language.

Spell Checker Settings

Settings for spell checking are specified in the Options dialog box under Editor > Spelling. Select File > Options to display this dialog box. You can specify the following settings:


Depending on which spell checker you select, different settings are available for use on this page.

Spell Checkers

In Studio you can choose which spell checker you want to use to check your spelling:



Related Topics

How to Select a Spell Checker

How to Enable/Disable Check Spelling As You Type

How to Manually Clear the Ignore All List

How to Select Elements and Segment Types to Ignore during Spell Checking

About the Microsoft Word Spell Checker

About the Hunspell Spell Checker

About the Ignore All List

About Custom Dictionaries