Global Dictionaries

Brightspot spells your content using its installed dictionaries, and indicates misspelled words with a red underline.

Spelling inside Brightspot is not available in the following circumstances:

  • A web page, or specific fields in a web page, are excluded from the spell checker.
  • You set your locale to a language for which there is no corresponding dictionary. For example, if you set the locale to Spanish, and no Spanish dictionary is installed in Brightspot, spell checking is not available.

You can create a dictionary used only by Brightspot.

  1. From the Navigation Menu, select Admin > Sites & Settings.

  2. In the Sites widget, click Global. The Edit Global widget appears.

  3. Under Main, expand Hunspell.

  4. Under Dictionaries, click add_circle_outline. A selection field appears.

  5. Click . The Add to Dictionaries content picker appears.

  6. Under Create, click New Hunspell Dictionary. A New Hunspell Dictionary content edit page appears.

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  7. In the Name field, type a name for the dictionary.

  8. From the Locale list, select the language for which the dictionary is applicable.

  9. In the Words list, type a word. Click to add additional words.

  10. Expand Sites, and make settings for which sites can edit and access this dictionary.

  11. Click Save.

  12. Click Back to Add to Dictionaries. You return to the content picker.

  13. In the content picker, click the name of the dictionary you created.

  14. Close the content picker. You return to the Edit Global widget.

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  15. Click Save.

As you type text in various Brightspot fields, words appearing in the dictionaries are not marked as misspelled. If you are running a multi-site environment in Brightspot, the dictionaries apply to all sites.

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