How to Check Spelling in Adobe Illustrator

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In Brief...

The spell-check in Illustrator is similar to other spell checkers you may have used.

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  1. Go to Edit > Check Spelling.
    Edit Menu
  2. When the dialog box opens, expand the Options at the lower left to review those options.
    Check Spelling Dialog Box
  3. Click Start and as unrecognized words are encountered, you'll have options to Ignore, Ignore All, Change, Change All, or Add, if you wish to add a word to your custom library.
    Check Spelling Dialog Box

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