How To - Change the text language in PagePlus

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Applies to: Any version of PagePlus

To change the language of existing text:
  1. Drag select to highlight a specific passage of text
    or
    Select an entire text frame by clicking in it once then either clicking on the edge of the frame or by pressing Esc on the keyboard
  2. Show the Character tab in the Studio (located in the bottom-right of the Studio when using the default Studio layout)
  3. Select the required language from the drop-down



  4. The Spell Checker will now check that specific text using the dictionary appropriate to the language you chose
To change the default language for all newly created text in only the current publication:
  1. Go to Format > Text Style Palette
  2. Click the + next to "Default Text" to show the various types of default text that are available
  3. Select the text default that you want to change (e.g. Text Frame)
  4. Click Modify



  5. Choose Character > Language
  6. Select the required language from the list



  7. Press OK
  8. Press Close
  9. All newly created Text Frames in the current publication will now have the language as chosen in step 6
To change the default language for newly created text in all publications:
  1. Select Tools > Options
  2. Go to the Options > General section
  3. From the Language drop-down, choose the required language



  4. Press OK
  5. All newly created text in all publications will now have the language as chosen in step 3