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How to install a spell checker dictionary

Is it possible to add spell checker dictionaries for other languages to HelpSmith?

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Is it possible to add spell checker dictionaries for other languages

Step 1. Download the dictionary for your language

  1. Visit HelpSmith's download page at:
  2. Scroll to the Spell Checker Dictionaries section, then click on the dictionary file that you want to download.

Download a dictionary file


Step 2. Install the dictionary file

  1. Using Windows Explorer, open your Downloads folder and find the downloaded ZIP file.
  2. Extract the ZIP file.
  3. Double-click on the dictionary file to install it.

Installing spell checker dictionary

Remark: If HelpSmith is running, you should close and re-start the application.


Step 3. Enable the installed dictionaries

  1. In HelpSmith, click the File tab, and then click Options.
  2. In the Options window, go to the Spelling section.
  3. Select (check) the dictionaries that you want to use.
  4. Click OK.

Installed spell checker dictionaries

Remark: Please note that for the spell checker to work correctly, the dictionaries for the appropriate languages should be enabled (selected) as mentioned above. Also, the text in a topic should have the appropriate Language attribute as explained here.


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