Last Updated: 20 Nov 2014 18:25 by ADMIN
Created on: 08 Mar 2012 14:51
Category: Kendo UI for jQuery
Type: Feature Request
Add Spell check to Rich Text Editor
Add spell checker to the new Rich Text Editor similar to the other Telerik Editors.
Posted on: 07 Nov 2013 22:02
We are building medical software, our customers are using IE, so please add an integrated spellchecker in Kendo.
Posted on: 16 Aug 2013 02:09
I've had some success getting an open source spellchecker to work with the Kendo Editor under .Net MVC.

check out

This is itself based on a php spellchecker project so PHP users might find they can get it working with the original jQuery spellchecker project.
Imported User
Posted on: 21 Jun 2013 18:16
I've resurrected this topic on the advice of Todd Anglin.  Please head over to and give it your votes
Imported User
Posted on: 18 Jun 2013 01:27
Definitely it needs to be included as still lot of our government clients are on old computers and Operating systems running age old browsers, we still want to support them.

Why can't you guys include something like

We love the kendo ui suite and have been using in all of our new developments and would love to see support for spell checker.
Imported User
Posted on: 17 Jun 2013 07:05
+1, this needs to be re-activated. As per Geoff Ables' comment above, the vast, vast majority of our customers are on pre-ie10 and this is stopping us from adopting kendo in place of TinyMCE (which has a LGPL license and presents a legal risk)
Posted on: 13 Jun 2013 10:44
I also would like to see this idea re-activated. We have many customers still using IE8 and IE9. And there's also the problem of custom dictionaries and languages that the spell check of the browser might not support.
Posted on: 13 May 2013 14:53
Can I add my voice to this? Not only do we too need spell check on pre-IE10 but we need a centralised custom dictionary and the ability to switch spell-check on/off for particular input fields
Imported User
Posted on: 09 Jan 2013 15:00
I would like to see this idea re-activated.  Although modern browsers include spell check, many large businesses require using IE and they are slow to upgrade to a modern version.  For this reason, there will be millions of business users on pre-IE10 browsers for another 3-5 years.  Adding spell check (as is in the Telerik Silverlight RTE control) will be an important differentiator to these companies.
Posted on: 02 Oct 2012 03:26
This is the only thing preventing me from using the kendo ui editor, we need to be able to have a custom shared dictionary, and we need to include forced spell checking in the client side validation process.
Posted on: 22 Jul 2012 19:46
There is a strong case to add spell check. For e.g. if you are developing an application that have sensitive data than you don't want to use browser spell check and develop your own solution that will do a spell check against your custom dictionary using NHunSpell.  For health care and finance industry this the must. This may be deal breaker for me to use kendo UI.
Telerik Admin
Posted on: 08 Mar 2012 17:21
Thanks for the proposal. 

However, since all modern browsers do expose integrated spell checking capability (except IE, which will include it in its forthcoming version 10), we do not see much value in including stand-alone spell checker for the editor widget.