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Set-MailboxSpellingConfiguration

 

Applies to: Exchange Server 2013, Exchange Online

Topic Last Modified: 2014-03-13

This cmdlet is available in on-premises Exchange Server 2013 and in the cloud-based service. Some parameters and settings may be exclusive to one environment or the other.

Use the Set-MailboxSpellingConfiguration cmdlet to modify Microsoft Office Outlook Web App spelling checker options for a specified user. For example, you can set the dictionary language and configure the spelling checker to ignore mixed digits or words in all uppercase.

For information about the parameter sets in the Syntax section below, see Syntax.

Set-MailboxSpellingConfiguration -Identity <MailboxIdParameter> [-CheckBeforeSend <$true | $false>] [-Confirm [<SwitchParameter>]] [-DictionaryLanguage <Spanish | Arabic | Danish | Dutch | EnglishAustralia | EnglishCanada | EnglishUnitedKingdom | EnglishUnitedStates | Finnish | French | GermanPostReform | GermanPreReform | Hebrew | Italian | Korean | NorwegianBokmal | NorwegianNynorsk | PortuguesePortugal | PortugueseBrasil | Swedish | Catalan>] [-DomainController <Fqdn>] [-IgnoreMixedDigits <$true | $false>] [-IgnoreUppercase <$true | $false>] [-WhatIf [<SwitchParameter>]]

This example sets the spelling checker of user Peter to ignore words in all uppercase letters.

Set-MailboxSpellingConfiguration -Identity Peter -IgnoreUppercase $true 

This example sets the spelling checker to ignore words that contain only uppercase letters for messages sent from Kai's mailbox.

Set-MailboxSpellingConfiguration -Identity kai -IgnoreUppercase $true

This example sets the spelling checker to ignore words containing numbers for messages sent from Kai's mailbox.

Set-MailboxSpellingConfiguration -IgnoreMixedDigits $true -Identity kai

You need to be assigned permissions before you can run this cmdlet. Although all parameters for this cmdlet are listed in this topic, you may not have access to some parameters if they're not included in the permissions assigned to you. To see what permissions you need, see the "Spelling configuration" entry in the Recipients permissions topic.

 

Parameter Required Type Description

Identity

Required

Microsoft.Exchange.Configuration.Tasks.MailboxIdParameter

The Identity parameter specifies the mailbox. You can use the following values:

  • GUID

  • ADObjectID

  • Distinguished name (DN)

  • Domain\Account

  • User principal name (UPN)

  • LegacyExchangeDN

  • SmtpAddress

  • Alias

CheckBeforeSend

Optional

System.Boolean

The CheckBeforeSend parameter specifies whether Outlook Web App checks the spelling for every message when the user clicks Send in the new message form. The two possible values for this parameter are $true or $false. The default value is $false.

Confirm

Optional

System.Management.Automation.SwitchParameter

The Confirm switch causes the command to pause processing and requires you to acknowledge what the command will do before processing continues. You don't have to specify a value with the Confirm switch.

DictionaryLanguage

Optional

Microsoft.Exchange.Data.Storage.Management.SpellcheckerSupportedLanguage

The DictionaryLanguage parameter specifies the dictionary language to use when the spelling checker checks the spelling in messages. You can use the following values:

  • Arabic

  • Catalan

  • Danish

  • Dutch

  • EnglishAustralia

  • EnglishCanada

  • EnglishUnitedKingdom

  • EnglishUnitedStates

  • Finnish

  • French

  • GermanPreReform

  • GermanPostReform

  • Hebrew

  • Italian

  • Korean

  • NorwegianBokMal

  • NorwegianNyorsk

  • PortuguesePortugal

  • PortugueseBrasil

  • Spanish

  • Swedish

DomainController

Optional

Microsoft.Exchange.Data.Fqdn

This parameter is available only in on-premises Exchange 2013.

The DomainController parameter specifies the fully qualified domain name (FQDN) of the domain controller that writes this configuration change to Active Directory.

IgnoreMixedDigits

Optional

System.Boolean

The IgnoreMixedDigits parameter specifies whether the spelling checker ignores words that contain numbers. The two possible values for this parameter are $true or $false. The default value is $false.

IgnoreUppercase

Optional

System.Boolean

The IgnoreUppercase parameter specifies whether the spelling checker ignores words that contain only uppercase letters, for example, acronyms.

The two possible values for this parameter are $true or $false. The default value is $false.

WhatIf

Optional

System.Management.Automation.SwitchParameter

The WhatIf switch instructs the command to simulate the actions that it would take on the object. By using the WhatIf switch, you can view what changes would occur without having to apply any of those changes. You don't have to specify a value with the WhatIf switch.

To see the input types that this cmdlet accepts, see Cmdlet Input and Output Types. If the Input Type field for a cmdlet is blank, the cmdlet doesn’t accept input data.

To see the return types, which are also known as output types, that this cmdlet accepts, see Cmdlet Input and Output Types. If the Output Type field is blank, the cmdlet doesn’t return data.

 
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