Canvas X Draw can check the spelling of all text in a document, including text bound to a path by the Path Text tool or the Bind Text command. Canvas X Draw can check the spelling of specific words, selections, and entire documents. Canvas X Draw can also check the spelling of words as you type.
Canvas X Draw checks the spelling of text by looking up words in the Canvas X Draw Dictionary and the User Dictionary. The Canvas X Draw Dictionary contains 100,000 words. You can add words to the User Dictionary to stop Canvas X Draw from marking unrecognized words that are spelled correctly.
The Canvas X Draw Dictionary file can’t be modified.
Canvas X Draw marks words that it can’t find in either the Canvas X Draw Dictionary or the User Dictionary with a red wavy underline. Canvas X Draw can check spelling while you type or after you finish entering text.
When Show Spelling Errors is active, Canvas X Draw checks the spelling of a word after you type it and press the Spacebar, tab, or deselect the text object. Canvas X Draw marks an unrecognized word with a red wavy underline.
While using the Text tool to edit text, you can choose suggested replacements for words marked as unrecognized.
The spelling pop-up menu lets you choose replacement words. You can also use the menu to add unrecognized words to the User Dictionary.
With a text object in Edit mode, point to a word that Canvas X Draw has marked as unrecognized. Right-click the word to open the spelling menu.
Choose the suggested word in the menu.
When you choose a replacement word in the Spelling menu, Canvas X Draw adds the unrecognized word and the replacement word to the Auto Correct manager. The unrecognized word appears in the Replace text box and the suggested word appears in the With text box.
Check the spelling of selected text, a selected text object, and an entire document using commands in the Spell Checker menu.
Select the text or text object.
You don’t have to select anything.
If Canvas X Draw finds an unrecognized word, the Spelling Checker dialog box appears. Canvas X Draw displays a message when the spell check is complete.
Canvas X Draw deselects any selected objects (but not text) when you use the Spell Check Selection or Spell Check Document commands.
The Spelling Checker dialog box appears during spell checking of a selection or document if Canvas X Draw finds a word that isn’t in its dictionaries.
Canvas X Draw displays unrecognized words in context. You cannot edit the text in this box.
Type a new spelling in this text box or click the down-arrow to choose from the list of suggested spellings.
The highlighted word in this box is the unrecognized word.
Click this button to replace the unrecognized word with the contents of the text box and continue to spell check the document.
If Canvas X Draw doesn’t recognize a word that is actually spelled correctly, add the word to the User Dictionary so that Canvas X Draw recognizes it in future documents. (See Checking the Spelling of Text.) After saving the word, Canvas X Draw continues to spell check.
Allows an unrecognized word in the current document without adding the word to the dictionary. Canvas X Draw ignores all instances of the word until you close Canvas X Draw.
Allows the current instance of an unrecognized word, but Canvas X Draw alerts you the next time this word occurs.
Interrupts the spell check and closes the dialog box.