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Sentry Spelling-Checker Engine for Windows

Synopsis
A software component developers can use to add a spell checker to their Windows applications. Includes 32- and 64-bit DLLs and 100,000 word American, Canadian, and UK English dictionaries. The Sentry DLL can spell-check words, text strings, and the contents of standard text boxes, rich-text boxes, edit controls, rich-edit controls, including CEdit, CRichEdit, TEdit, TMemo, and TRichEdit controls. The DLL includes built-in dialog boxes which the user interacts with to correct misspelled words. Applications can also call the Sentry API to check spelling and look up suggested replacements for misspelled words directly. More....

Works with
Any language/development environment that can call DLLs, including VC++ • MFC • Visual Basic • VB.NET • C# • Delphi • C/C++ • Access • PowerBuilder. Can be used on all 32- and 64-bit versions of Windows, including Windows 7.

Intended for
Windows software developers looking to add spellchecking capability to applications they create.

Will it meet my requirements?
See Features for a detailed list of capabilities and features.

Development effort
To check spelling of text in a text box/rich text box using built-in dialog: Just add 1 statement to your code (click here for a tutorial). To check spelling in the background ("as you type"): Just add 3 statement. to your code (click here for a tutorial). To spellcheck text in a string using built-in dialog: Just add 1 statement to your code. To check spelling or look up suggestions without a user interface or using your own user interface: 20-300 lines of code (depending on requirements) (click here for a tutorial). See also: Technical details

How do I know it will work?
You can request a 30-day evaluation license so you can integrate the Sentry engine with your applications. Sentry has been available as a product since 1993. We release an average of 6 major and minor new versions per year, including bug fixes and new features. Read some of the unsolicited comments from our many happy customers.

Support and maintenance
Free help with integrating Sentry with your application is included. Solutions to common problems, background information, and tips is available on our Technical Support page. Upgrades from any version to the current version can be purchased at any time. If you purchase an annual maintenance contract, we will send all major and minor upgrades during the year.

Pricing and licensing
Click here for pricing. Site licenses for large teams of developers are available. Licensing: The software development kit is licensed on a per-developer basis. Spell check engine (DLL) and dictionaries can be redistributed with or used by an application without payment of royalties or runtime fees. A copyright notice in a reasonably visible location is required. Click here to see the text of the license agreement.

How can I find out more?
Click on one of the following links, call us at (800) 340-8803 (1-613-692-0208), or send e-mail to Sales.

Why should I choose Sentry over competing products?
Sentry is simply the best royalty-free spelling checker engine available, and we are committed to keeping it that way. Sentry's built-in dialog boxes, plus its ability to automatically spell-check the contents of text controls, simplifies integration with your application and reduces your development time. In many cases, all you have to do is add a single statement to your app's source code. Our business is spell-check engines. We know how to do it right. Sentry includes features your end-users expect, like auto correction, capitalization detection, superb suggestions, and as-you-type spell checking. Our available dictionaries in 11 European languages, plus medical and legal supplements to the English dictionaries, let you expand the market for your application. We have been around for a long time (since 1992), and we intend to stay around. Since 1992 we have watched several competitors come and go. It's in your interest to select a vendor with a proven track record and longevity to meet and support your current and future needs.

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#0110 Sentry Spelling Checker Engine Windows SDK

#0110
US$450.00

Everything needed to add a spelling checker to any Windows application
  • Redistributable 32- and 64-bit spell check DLLs

  • Include files and API declarations
  • Source code for example C, MFC, Delphi, Visual Basic, VB.NET, C#, and ASP programs
  • Redistributable 100,000-word American, British, and Canadian English dictionaries
  • Redistributable "auto correct" dictionary containing hundreds of common English misspellings and their correct replacements
  • Dictionary compression utility

  • Programmer’s guide describing how to integrate the Sentry engine with your application, how to distribute the Sentry engine and dictionaries with your application, detailed function descriptions, etc.
  • Interfaces to the Sentry DLL for C/C++, C#, Delphi, Visual Basic, and VB.NET
  • License to redistribute DLLs and dictionaries with your applications at no additional charge.

#0084 Sentry Spelling Checker Engine Source Upgrade

#0084
US$1350.00

Obtain the ANSI C source code for the Sentry Spelling Checker Engine. Upgrade price available only to Sentry Windows SDK customers; specify your Sentry serial number when ordering.

#0108 Sentry Spelling Checker Engine Windows SDK Version Upgrade

#0108
US$340.00

Upgrade to the current version of the Sentry Windows SDK from a previous version. Upgrade price available only to Sentry Windows SDK customers; specify your Sentry serial number when ordering.

#0216 Sentry Spelling-Checker Engine Windows SDK Site License

#0216
US$4000.00

Allows any number of software developers at a given site to use Sentry. Also permits the Sentry Windows SDK to be accessed from a file server on a local-area network.

#0218 Sentry Spelling Checker Engine Windows SDK Site License Version Upgrade

#0218
US$2025.00

Upgrade site license to the current version of the Sentry Windows SDK from a previous version. Upgrade price available only to Sentry Windows SDK Site License customers; specify your Sentry serial number when ordering.

#0150 Sentry Spelling Checker Engine Windows SDK Annual Maintenance Contract

#0150
US$225.00/year

Receive maintenance and upgrade releases automatically for one year. Available only to Sentry Windows SDK customers. Specify your Sentry serial number when ordering.

#0270 Sentry Spelling Checker Engine Windows SDK Site License Annual Maintenance Contract

#0270
US$1500.00/year

Receive maintenance and upgrade releases automatically for one year. Available only to Sentry Windows SDK Site License customers. Specify your Sentry serial number when ordering.

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