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Check Selection

Uses the spelling checker to check the selected text.

See also 

Options 

Select entire contents checks all the text in the active field. If you do not use Select entire contents, you must select some text before this script step performs.

Go to target field allows you to specify a field to be checked.

Compatibility 

 

Product 

Supported 

FileMaker Pro Advanced 

Yes 

FileMaker Go 

No 

FileMaker WebDirect 

No 

FileMaker Server 

No 

FileMaker Cloud for AWS 

No 

FileMaker Data API 

Partial 

Custom Web Publishing 

Partial 

Runtime solution 

Yes 

Originated in 

FileMaker Pro 6.0 or earlier

Description 

Displays the Spelling dialog box unless the field is empty.

Notes 

In the FileMaker Data API and Custom Web Publishing, this script step selects the contents of the target field if Select entire contents is selected. Because it doesn't check spelling, it returns error 3 ("Command is unavailable").

Example 1 

Checks spelling in the Notes field in the current record.

Check Selection [Select; Products::Notes]

Related topics 

Script steps reference (alphabetical list)

Script steps reference (category list)