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Add spell checking to a field

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Add spell checking to a field

You can add a spell check option to any field in UI11.

Before you begin

Role required: personalize_dictionary

About this task

Note: Field spell checking is not supported in UI16 or UI15.


  1. Navigate to System Definition > Dictionary.
  2. Filter the list to view journal type fields and select a field to spell check.
    An example is the comments field in the Task table. This applies spell checking in the specified language to the multi-line Comments text box for incidents, problems, and changes.
  3. Click the table name to open the Dictionary form.
  4. Configure the form and add the Spell check check box.
  5. Select the check box to enable spell checking in every Comments field on the Task table.
  6. To use the spell checker in a task record, click the spell check icon (Spell check icon) next to the field label.
    The spell checker highlights the misspelled words.