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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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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.
pdfFiller is an online document management solution. With pdfFiller, you can search for, edit, store and export PDF documents online without downloading and installing any software. pdfFiller also allows you to access and edit PDF documents from any device anytime.
Yes. pdfFiller.com allows you to edit any type of PDF document, scanned form, application, contract document, license form or certificate with our various tools and features. You can rearrange, rotate, and delete, the pages. You can also, add text, images, and signatures to each page. There is also a spell check feature that helps you avoid any typos in your document.
To check the spelling of a PDF file, start by uploading a document into your account. Spellchecker will only work with the text you type after uploading a document because it presumes that the uploaded file has already been spellchecked.
Simply click anywhere on “Spelling” on the toolbar. You can then choose a language from a drop-down list. The spell checker will underline the words it considers to be misspelled. You can correct the underlined words using suggestions supplied by the dictionary.
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