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SpellChecker checks every word
ID: 4969 Category: Accounts - Business Range - Desktop & Hosted (previously QuickBooks) Status: Resolved Views: 2191


Question:

After applying the Tax Table Update 2013, why does the Spellchecker check every word and ask me to add it to the Dictionary?  Its as if no dictionary exists.



Solution:

Copy the SPELL.ini file to the QuickBooks 2013 directory.



Cause:
The SpellChecker has lost the path to the configuration file.


 


Detailed Instructions


Option 1 use a previous installation of QuickBooks or Reckon Accounts Business


1.    Close Accounts Business


2.    In Windows Explorer, go to:


a.    Windows 8, 7 & Vista: C:\ProgramData\Intuit\QuickBooks 2012-13**;


b.    Windows XP:  C:\Documents & Settings\All Users\ Application Data\ Intuit\QuickBooks 2012-13;


3.    Copy the file SPELL.INI;


4.    Go to:


a.    Windows 8, 7 & Vista: C:\ProgramData\Intuit\QuickBooks 2013**;


b.    Windows XP:  C:\Documents & Settings\All Users\ Application Data\ Intuit\QuickBooks 2013;


If this folder does not exist, create it;


5.    Paste SPELL.INI to this folder.


6.    Launch Accounts Business and test Spellchecker.


 


Option 2 download the SPELL.ini file


1.    Close Accounts Business


2.    In Windows Explorer check for:


a.    Windows 8, 7 & Vista: C:\ProgramData\Intuit\QuickBooks 2013**;


b.    Windows XP:  C:\Documents & Settings\All Users\ Application Data\ Intuit\QuickBooks 2013;


If this folder does not exist, create it;


3.    Click on this link to download the SPELL.ini file:


http://library.reckon.com.au/library/zip/spell.zip


4.    Click on Save, browse to and save in:


a.    Windows 8, 7 & Vista: C:\ProgramData\Intuit\QuickBooks 2013**;


b.    Windows XP:  C:\Documents & Settings\All Users\ Application Data\ Intuit\QuickBooks 2013;


5.    In Windows Explorer, browse to the QuickBooks 2013 folder:


a.    Right-click SPELL.ini and select Extract Here;


b.    SPELL.INI should appear in the directory.


6.    Launch Accounts Business and test Spellchecker.




** Additional Information


By default Windows hides the ProgramData folder.  To show it again:


1.    In Windows Explorer, click on Organize in the top left of the screen;


2.    2. Select Folder and Search Options;


3.    Select the View tab;


4.    In the Advanced Settings box, under Hidden files and folders, click on Show hidden files, folders and drives;


5.    Click on Apply and OK.


You should now be able to see ProgramData under C: drive


 



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Submitted: 7/1/2013 Modified: 8/20/2013


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