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Spell Checking While Editing a Data File

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000101398D
Original Publication Date: 1990-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-16
Document File: 1 page(s) / 27K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Chun, EG: AUTHOR [+3]

Abstract

This article describes a function in DisplayWrite* 5/2 that permits a user to spell check the contents of a data file while editing that data file.

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Spell Checking While Editing a Data File

       This article describes a function in DisplayWrite* 5/2
that permits a user to spell check the contents of a data file while
editing that data file.

      Data files often contain character data such as addresses,
cities, names and descriptions of objects. Currently, while creating
and editing text in a data file, a user has no way of verifying that
the text he has entered is spelled correctly.

      DisplayWrite 5/2 has solved this problem by allowing the user
to access the Spell Checking feature while editing a data file.
Because of the implementation of the Edit File Description and Data
File function in DisplayWrite 5/2, many of the rich text functions
available to the user while editing documents are also available to
the user while he edits data files.  Spell Checking is a unique
feature in editing a data file.  With DisplayWrite 5/2, the user can
spell check the text in his data file using up to three dictionaries
and a supplement.

      Because of this useful Spell Checking feature, the user has the
advantage of verifying that words in a data file are spelled
correctly.
*  Trademark of IBM Corp.