LanguageSpecific Property

True if the custom dictionary is to be used only with text formatted for a specific language. Read/write Boolean.


expression Required. An expression that returns one of the objects in the Applies To list.


This example checks to see whether any custom dictionaries are language specific. If any of them are, the example removes them from the list of active custom dictionaries.

Dim dicLoop As Dictionary

For each dicLoop in CustomDictionaries
   If dicLoop.LanguageSpecific = True Then dicLoop.Delete
Next dicLoop

This example adds a custom dictionary that will check only text that's formatted as German.

Dim dicNew As Dictionary

Set dicNew = CustomDictionaries.Add("German1.dic")
dicNew.LanguageSpecific = True
dicNew.LanguageID = wdGerman

Applies to | Dictionary Object

See Also | Dictionaries Collection Object | LanguageID Property