How can I do French and English Spell Checking using MS Word from Python

Ian Parker parker at
Wed Oct 20 07:22:53 CEST 2004

In message <S92dnUyCuPpqguncRVn-uQ at>, Pater Maximus 
<emayo at> writes
>I want to use the MS Word spell checker from my Python program. I check the
>spelling a word at a time. It works fine for English but I can not force it
>to use French when I am using that language.
>The French spell checking works find when done directly in the Word window.
>I have the automatic language detection turned off, the language set to
>French, and keyboard set to French
>I am using win32com. Any help appreciated

I was unsuccessful trying to switch from American to British English 
spell-checking, so I eagerly await answers to this thread.


Ian Parker

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