Correct Word

Opens the Spelling dialog box so the user can correct a misspelled word.




Product Supported
FileMaker Pro Yes
FileMaker Go No
FileMaker WebDirect No
FileMaker Server No
FileMaker Cloud No
FileMaker Data API No
Custom Web Publishing No

Originated in version 

6.0 or earlier


This script step is the same as choosing Edit menu > Spelling > Correct Word.

Use this script step to open the Spelling dialog box for users if you have restricted their access to FileMaker Pro menus.


  • Check spelling as you type must be selected (File menu > File Options > Spelling tab.)
  • This script step can only correct a word after FileMaker Pro identifies it as being misspelled.

Example 1 

Displays a custom dialog box that asks if the user wants to open the Spelling dialog box.

Show Custom Dialog ["Open the Spelling dialog box to correct spelling?"]
If [Get ( LastMessageChoice ) = 1]
    Correct Word
End If