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Check the spelling of your PDF documents

Quite often, when preparing a document or filling a form, we need to meet a strict deadline, so we become nervous and cannot concentrate, especially when our colleagues are discussing something or our phone is incessantly ringing. As a consequence, we make typos every now and then when one of our fingers hits the wrong key. Quite often, we’ve got no time to proofread the document. The only thing that can save us is a good spell checker. At pdfFiller, we always strive to improve our product. So that our customers don’t send out any documents containing typos or mistakes, we’ve integrated a spellchecker into our PDF editor. Please note, that our spell checker checks only what you type. We presume that the original blank document you have to fill out contains no mistakes, because governmental authorities and agencies usually prepare their forms with due diligence and care. The spell checker immediately underlines misspelled, unknown or uncapitalized words.

You can activate the spell checker at any time before or after you start typing. Click

on the main toolbar. The spellchecker panel will appear below the main toolbar, click on the toggle.

Apart from English, you can check Spanish, Italian, German, Portuguese, French and Norwegian texts. Select the language you need from the drop-down list.

TIP. If you are studying any of the above-mentioned languages, you can use our spellchecker to check your written exercises. If you need to send an email to your foreign friend or partner, you can also check your messages before sending them out. To correct a word, right-click it and choose its replacement from the drop-down list.

However, it is not always the case that an underlined word is incorrect. The spell checker underlines the words that it does not recognize. If the word is spelled correctly, you can add it to your dictionary. The spell checker will recognize it next time you type it.

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How do I check the spelling of my PDF?

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To check your spelling type anywhere on your document. Remember, only the text that you have typed will be spellchecked.
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Click on “Spelling” in the upper right corner of the toolbar.
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Choose the language you typed in from the dropdown menu.
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Have a look at the words underlined by the spell checker and click the word you would like to correct.
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You can either correct the mistake yourself or right-click on the word to see what options are there in the spell checker dictionary.
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Choose the correct spelling of the word by clicking on it in the dropdown list.
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2019-05-01
Over all really helpful, especially with me filling out awards and scholarships for grade 12. Only issue I had was when typing the text box wouldn't fit as nicely as I would have liked it to, so lines ran through the text and made it a bit harder to read.
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Below is a list of the most common customer questions. If you can’t find an answer to your question, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us.
Open the document you want to spell-check. From the Edit menu, select Check Spelling » In Comments, Fields, & Editable Text OR. Click Start. Choose the appropriate option: When you are finished checking your document, click Done.
There is no specific tool for directly checking PDF file for grammar or spelling issues, but whatever you can copy in text format, you can insert to the Grammarly software and have it check through there. All in all, works well enough for those in need of checking PDF files.
Spell Check Your PDF File Click the "Edit" button on the top-left corner of the window to enable editing mode. Click any text block within your PDF file. The grammar mistakes will be highlighted by a red line appearing underneath the word. Right-click the misspelled word to choose the correct one.
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