spelling checker


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spelling checker

[′spel·iŋ ‚chek·ər]
(computer science)
A program, used in conjunction with word-processing software, which automatically checks words in a text against a dictionary of commonly used words and identifies words that appear to be misspelled.
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It is important to note the link between the text language and the spelling checker.
Additional client enhancements include a spelling checker, user-customized toolbars, drag-and-drop support between FirstClass and other applications, an improved 32-bit version of the client optimized for Windows NT and Windows 95, and three-dimensional forms.
By bundling the spelling checker with the software, consumers are actually receiving more product for their money.
The suggested retail price (SRP) is $89 and includes the Internet sign-on offer with free connect time, built-in spelling checker, TCP/IP networking connectivity software, and 90 days free technical support.
Globalink Intranet Translator installations can be expanded with application-specific dictionaries on the server, much as with spelling checkers.
While text-management tools (including spelling checkers, information retrieval and routing systems and on-line news clipping services) treat proper names as unknown words, NameTag treats proper names for what they are -- the principal units for identifying and categorizing information.