Extending Visual COBOL 2010

One of the many great reasons for choosing Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 as our development platform for Visual COBOL 2010 is it ability to be extended… which we have done but you equally use third party extensions too.

One of my favourite extensions is the spell checker for the editor, which is great for pointing out spelling mistakes, which for me can only be a good thing 🙂

To install the extension, it is as simple as downloading it, clicking on the downloaded file, restarting Visual Studio and using it.

The spell checker I use with Visual COBOL 2010 is:


For those interested, here it is in action…

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