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MsSpellCheck( string ) : string


This short and sweet function accepts a string containing text to be
spell checked, checks the text for spelling using MS Word automation,
and then returns the processed text as a string. The familiar
MS Word spelling dialog will allow the user to perform actions such
as selecting from suggested spellings, ignore, adding the word to a
customized dictionary, etc.

Original Author: Eric Russell

Inputs

String - Text to be checked for spelling

Assumptions

You need to have Microsoft Word95 or higher installed on the PC. Just place the function in a project module or the general declaration section of a form.

Returns

String - Text after modification by user from the Word spell checking dialog.

Side Effects

There are no known side effects.

API Declarations


Code

' Description: This function accepts a string containing text to be
' spell checked, checks the text for spelling using MS Word automation,
' and then returns the processed text as a string. The familiar
' MS Word spelling dialog will allow the user to perform actions such
' as selecting from suggested spellings, ignore, adding the word to a
' customized dictionary, etc.
'    Syntax: MsSpellCheck( String ) : String
'    Author: Eric Russell
'    E-Mail: erussell@cris.com
'   WEB Site: http://cris.com/~erussell/VisualBasic
'   Created: 1998-13-14
'   Revised: 1998-04-03
'Compatibility: VB 5.0, VB 4.0(32bit)
' Assumptions: The user must have MS Word95 or higher installed on
'their PC.
'  References: Visual Basic For Applications, Visual Basic runtime
'objects and procedures, Visual Basic objects and procedures.
'
Function MsSpellCheck(strText As String) As String
Dim oWord As Object
Dim strSelection As String
Set oWord = CreateObject("Word.Basic")
oWord.AppMinimize
MsSpellCheck = strText
oWord.FileNewDefault
oWord.EditSelectAll
oWord.EditCut
oWord.Insert strText
oWord.StartOfDocument
On Error Resume Next
oWord.ToolsSpelling
On Error GoTo 0
oWord.EditSelectAll
strSelection = oWord.Selection$
If Mid(strSelection, Len(strSelection), 1) = Chr(13) Then
strSelection = Mid(strSelection, 1, Len(strSelection) - 1)
End If
If Len(strSelection) > 1 Then
MsSpellCheck = strSelection
End If
oWord.FileCloseAll 2
oWord.AppClose
Set oWord = Nothing
End Function

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Posted: 2002-06-01
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