SpellCheck for radTextBox

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  1. Mat
    Mat avatar
    3 posts
    Member since:
    Jun 2012

    Posted 19 Sep 2010 Link to this post

    Hello everybody,

    can anybody tell me if it is possible (and if how) to use windows default spellchecking feature?

    Below there is a complete codesippit how to accomplish this with a standard control. In this sample a textBox will be added on Form1.vb. I want to do exactly the same with a radTextBox. Type some missspelled text an you will see the spellCheck feature.

    Thanks for answering.


    '          PresentationCore.dll
    '          PresentationFramework.dll
    '          WindowsFormsIntegration.dll
    '          WindowsBase.dll

    Imports System.Windows.Forms.Integration

    Public Class Form1

        Private WithEvents txt As New MySpellCheck

        Public Sub New()


        End Sub

    End Class

    Public Class MySpellCheck
        Inherits System.Windows.Controls.TextBox

        Public Sub New()
            Dim eh As ElementHost = New ElementHost
            System.Windows.Controls.SpellCheck.SetIsEnabled(Me, True)
            With eh
                .Child = Me
            End With
            Me.ElementHost = eh
        End Sub

        Private _elementhost As ElementHost
        Public Property ElementHost() As ElementHost
                Return Me._elementhost
            End Get
            Set(ByVal value As ElementHost)
                Me._elementhost = value
            End Set
        End Property

    End Class
  2. Jack
    Jack avatar
    2335 posts

    Posted 23 Sep 2010 Link to this post

    Hi Mat,

    Thank you for contacting us.

    This code replaces the standard WinForms textbox with the one existing in WPF. The standard textbox control does not support spell checking. Our framework uses the textbox that comes with WinForms and it cannot be replaced. Nevertheless, adding spell checking capabilities is an interesting feature and we will consider it for a future release.

    Should you have any other questions, do not hesitate to write me.

    Best wishes,
    the Telerik team
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