spellchecker

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spellchecker

Computing a program that highlights any word in a word-processed document that is not recognized as being correctly spelt
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What's worse, sometimes you can't even rely on the old spellchecker to bail you out.
Spellcheckers don't recognize names, so we have to be especially careful.
She suggests that we do this before using a spellchecker.
These low-cost, high-quality spellcheckers let you add European languages as well as legal and medical vocabularies to your existing spellcheckers.
WordPad Plus, which costs US$10, provides spellcheckers in 12 languages plus medical and legal dictionaries to WordPad, while AutoSpell, which is priced between US$9.
Products such as International CorrectSpell and the American Heritage Electronic Dictionary are incorporated as enhancements in a variety of electronic environments--from typewriters to mainframe computers--as spellcheckers and thesauruses.
Although students could turn to spellcheckers to help proofread their answers, the use of anything more sophisticated was banned.
Always use a spellchecker-- even if you handwrite a note, type uncertain words in an open document on your computer to run them through a spellchecker.
The solution enables software manufacturers, for example of content management or editing systems, to easily integrate a sophisticated German language spellchecker into their applications and to support customers in assuring the quality of texts.