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Spell checking and sharing a dictionary with MS Word.

A - answer Two tricks for those who prefer to have their spelling checked by AutoCAD.

If you are also using spell-checking in Word, you can direct AutoCAD to use the same user dictionary as in Word. With this, your user-added words will be available both in AutoCAD and Word. Set the DCTCUST variable to point to your custom dictionary. Word custom dictionary can be usually found under: \WINDOWS\MSAPPS\PROOF\CUSTOM.DIC, or C:\Documents and Settings\username\Application Data\Microsoft\Proof\CUSTOM.DIC or c:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\UProof\CUSTOM.DIC.

If you wish the spell checking process always stops on a particular word (even properly spelled), add this word prefixed with tilde (~)to your custom dictionary file using a text editor.

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See also:
Tip 8696:Error: Unknown dictionary or Cannot read custom dictionary.
Tip 8151:Keyboard shortcuts in AutoCAD for Mac.
Tip 7484:How to add words to the AutoCAD spelling dictionary.
Tip 5111:FlexLM (FlexNet) error code list.


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