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Tech Tip: Changing the default dictionary
PRODUCT: 4D | VERSION: 2004 | PLATFORM: Mac & Win
Published On: November 23, 2004
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4D 2004 introduces an integrated Spell Checker. By default, the designated dictionary is tied to the underlying OS. Therefore, if your machine is localized to Spain, 4D will use the Spanish dictionary when spell checking. There are numerous dictionaries that can be used in 4D 2004:

-- 65536 English (United Kingdom)
-- 65600 English Irish (Ireland)
-- 65664 English Australian (Australia)
-- 65680 English of New Zealand
-- 65792 English American (USA)
-- 65920 English Canadian (Canada)
-- 66048 English South African (South Africa)
-- 66176 English West Indian (Caribbean)
-- 66192 English Jamaican (Jamaica)
-- 69632 English (United Kingdom + America)
-- 131072 German standard (Germany, old spelling)
-- 131073 German of Luxembourg
-- 131088 German of Austria
-- 131089 German of Liechtenstein
-- 131104 German of Switzerland (old spelling)
-- 131120 German of South Tyrol
-- 131328 German New spelling
-- 131360 German of Switzerland New spelling
-- 131584 German Old and New spelling
-- 131616 German of Switzerland Old and New spelling
-- 196608 Spanish standard (Spain)
-- 196864 Spanish of Latin America standard
-- 196865 Spanish Argentinian (Argentina)
-- 196866 Spanish Bolivian (Bolivia)
-- 196867 Spanish Chilian (Chili)
-- 196868 Spanish Colombian (Colombia)
-- 196869 Spanish Cuban (Cuba)
-- 196870 Spanish Costarican (Costa Rica)
-- 196871 Spanish Dominican (Dominican Rep.)
-- 196872 Spanish Equadorian (Ecuador)
-- 196873 Spanish Guatemalan (Guatemala)
-- 196874 Spanish Honduran (Honduras)
-- 196875 Spanish Mexican (Mexico)
-- 196876 Spanish Nicaraguan (Nicaragua)
-- 196877 Spanish Panamian (Panama)
-- 196878 Spanish Paraguayan (Paraguay)
-- 196879 Spanish Peruvian (Peru)
-- 196880 Spanish Puerto Rican (Puerto Rico)
-- 196881 Spanish Salvadorian (El Salvador)
-- 196882 Spanish Uruguayan (Uruguay)
-- 196883 Spanish Venezuelan (Venezuela)
-- 197121 Spanish Guinean (Equatorial Guinea)
-- 262144 France, Monaco, Valle d'Aosta
-- 262160 Canada
-- 262161 Louisiana
-- 262176 Belgium
-- 262177 Luxembourg
-- 262192 Switzerland
-- 262208 Martinique, Guadeloupe, Haïti, Guyana
-- 262224 Réunion, Seychelles, Comoro, Mauricia
-- 262240 Tahiti, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, etc.
-- 262256 Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia
-- 262272 French African standard
-- 262273 Bénin
-- 262274 Burkina Faso
-- 262275 Burundi
-- 262276 Cameroon
-- 262277 Central African Republics
-- 262278 Congo (Brazzaville)
-- 262279 Congo Democratic Republic (ex-Zaire)
-- 262280 Ivory Coast
-- 262281 Djibouti
-- 262282 Gabon
-- 262283 Guinea
-- 262284 Mauritania
-- 262285 Niger
-- 262286 Niger
-- 262287 Senegal
-- 262288 Chad
-- 262289 Togo

If you would like to change the dictionary that is being used in your database, simple use the new SET DICTIONARY command. The command takes one parameter, which is the desired language from the 4 mentioned above. For more information on the command, please refer to the documentation: http://www.4d.com/docs/CMU/CMU00904.HTM