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A Better SpellChecker

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Submitted on: 1/3/2015 5:42:00 AM
By: Cierra Computers & Consulting (from psc cd)  
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User Rating: By 4 Users
Compatibility: VB 4.0 (32-bit), VB 5.0, VB 6.0
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     This is basically an enhanced version of the SpellCheck function that I found in MSDN from Microsoft. They left out a couple things.
 
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'**************************************
' Name: A Better SpellChecker
' Description:This is basically an enhanced version of the SpellCheck function that I found in MSDN from Microsoft. They left out a couple things.
' By: Cierra Computers & Consulting (from psc cd)
'
' Inputs:Text
'
' Returns:Text
'
' Assumes:Be sure to Reference the MS Word Object Library
'**************************************

Public Function SpellCheck(strText As String, Optional blnSupressMsg As Boolean = False) As String
'This function opens the MS Word Object and uses its spell checker
'passing back the corrected string
On Error Resume Next
Dim oWDBasic As Object
Dim sTmpString As String
If strText = "" Then
 If blnSupressMsg = False Then
 MsgBox "Nothing to spell check.", vbInformation, App.ProductName
 End If
 Exit Function
End If
Screen.MousePointer = vbHourglass
Set oWDBasic = CreateObject("Word.Basic")
With oWDBasic
 .FileNew
 .Insert strText
 .ToolsSpelling oWDBasic.EditSelectAll
 .SetDocumentVar "MyVar", oWDBasic.Selection
End With
sTmpString = oWDBasic.GetDocumentVar("MyVar")
sTmpString = Left(sTmpString, Len(sTmpString) - 1)
If sTmpString = "" Then
 SpellCheck = strText
Else
 SpellCheck = sTmpString
End If
oWDBasic.FileCloseAll 2
oWDBasic.AppClose
Set oWDBasic = Nothing
Screen.MousePointer = vbNormal
If blnSupressMsg = False Then
 MsgBox "Spell check is completed.", vbInformation, App.ProductName
End If
End Function


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