Edit > Spelling > Spelling.
The Spelling window opens, and you can use it as “Working with Spelling
Suggestions” on page 191 describes.
To automatically accept the spelling suggestions, choose Pages > Preferences, click
Auto-Correction, and then select “Automatically use spell checker suggestions”.
Working with Spelling Suggestions
Use the Spelling window to work with alternative spellings.
To work with spelling suggestions:
Choose Edit > Spelling > Spelling.
The Spelling window opens and the first misspelled word is highlighted.
Each language has a different spelling dictionary. To make sure that the correct
language is selected, select the text you want to work with, click Inspector in the
toolbar, click the Text button, and then click More. Select a language from the
Language pop-up menu.
To replace the incorrect spelling in the text, double-click the correct word or spelling in
the list of suggested corrections.
If the correct word doesn’t appear in the list of suggested corrections but you know
the correct spelling, select the misspelled word in the Spelling window, type the
correct word, and click Correct.
If the current spelling is correct and you want to leave it as it is, click Ignore or
Learn. Use Learn if the term is one you use often and you want to add it to the
If you used Learn and want to undo the effect of the Learn operation, do one of
On Mac OS X version 10.4, type the word into the text field below the list of
suggested corrections, and then click Forget.
On Mac OS X version 10.5, Control-click the word and choose Unlearn Spelling from
the pop-up menu.
If no alternative spellings appear in the list of suggested corrections on Mac OS X
version 10.4, select the misspelled word in the Spelling window and try a
different spelling. Click Guess to see whether new possibilities appear in the list of
Click Find Next and repeat steps 2 through 6 until you find no more spelling errors.
You can also hold down the Control key and click a misspelled word. From the pop-up
menu you can choose an optional alternative spelling, click Learn, or click Ignore.