• .NET Mobile

    Localizing the RadEditor

    In my last post I went over how to create your own custom dictionary for RadSpell and since this control is fully integrated into our RadEditor control I wanted to discuss how to use your custom dictionary with the RadEditor, as well as how to localize the RadEditor itself. To start off we want to make sure that we can take use of our custom dictionary in the RadEditor. To do this we need to make sure that the “RadSpell” folder is located in the “App_Data” folder of our project. In the RadSpell folder we have to add all of our custom...
    April 30, 2010
  • .NET Mobile

    Creating a Custom RadSpell Dictionary

    The RadSpell control for ASP.NET Ajax allows you to provide your users with spellchecking in your ASP.NET Ajax applications. The control can be used to spellcheck any server or client editable element which means that any textbox, div, or iframe can be spell checked. Out of the box only three languages are supported by RadSpell; English, French and German. However, we have an offering of several languages that can be downloaded, found in this forum thread, which can be used with RadSpell. These files may be incomplete since they are not officially supported by Telerik, but overall they do provide...
    April 29, 2010
  • .NET Mobile

    How to Use Google Spellcheck with RadSpell

    Sometimes the default spellchecking algorithms in RadSpell are not providing the best possible suggestions for misspelled words. For example, the phonetic algorithm works best with English words, but is not very accurate with Russian. The edit distance algorithm is language independent, but will not recognize easy mistakes if the word spelling is not very similar to the original. Unfortunately, implementing your own custom algorithm for a specific language is not an easy task. The latest Q3 2009 release of the RadControls for ASP.NET AJAX features a new example for RadSpell, which shows how to use an existing service provided by...
    November 09, 2009
  • .NET Mobile

    RadTips, Episode 9: Spell-Checking with the RadSpell

    Welcome back to another episode of RadTips, a series of screencasts offering tips and tricks for using Telerik's RadControls. It's been a while since my last RadTip, so I hope you enjoy the new content. If you've missed previous episodes, be sure to check them out. Each is only a few minutes long and covers a specific feature of the RadControls. 1 - Client-Side Data Binding in the RadGrid 2 - Client-Side Paging in the RadGrid 3 - Client-Side Sorting in the RadGrid 4 - Client-Side Filtering in the RadGrid 5 - Getting Started with the RadScheduler 6 - Using the LinqDataSource in your RadGrid  7...
    November 25, 2008