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autocorrection

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The Simpsons' 'Eat Up Martha' was the first autocorrect fail

Apple's software engineers were so haunted by a gag in The Simpsons they spent years trying to nail the keyboard in the iPhone, new interviews reveal.

By Sep. 20, 2013

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Fast access to Outlook 2013's spell-checker and auto-correct options

In an attempt to clean up the right-click menu in Word 2013 and WordMail for Outlook 2013, Microsoft removed the AutoCorrect submenu and other options. You can add spell-check to the Quick Access toolbar, but it's faster simply to press F7.

By Mar. 12, 2013

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Blown text auto-correct locks down school

A Georgia student texts: "Gunna be at West Hall this afternoon." Auto-correct, however changes the first word to "gunman." Pandemonium ensues.

By Feb. 29, 2012

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How to access a hidden autocorrect keyboard bar in IOS 5

Turns out you can conjure up an Android-like autocorrect keyboard bar in iOS 5. Here's how....

By Nov. 10, 2011

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How to add auto-correct to Gmail in Chrome

Correct spelling can really change the effect of an e-mail on its recipient.

By Sep. 26, 2011

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AutoCorrector app corrects iPhone auto-correct

No more stork clouds in the sky! Add your own words, names, and nicknames to your iOS auto-correct database and save yourself from potentially embarrassing auto-correct typos.

By Jun. 13, 2011

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Auto-corrected text leads to killing

A man sends a text to his friend. Unfortunately, his phone uses predictive texting and changes the spelling of a word. The resulting text so enrages the recipient that a fatal argument ensues.

By Feb. 14, 2011

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Transferring MS Word AutoCorrect entries

Moving the AutoCorrect entries you created in Word from one PC to another is not nearly as easy as such a common operation should be, but it is possible.

By Sep. 21, 2010

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Next Lightroom to autocorrect lens problems

The next version of Adobe's Lightroom shows that computational photography is moving from nicety to necessity. In this case, it'll fix lenses' optical problems.

By Apr. 27, 2010

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Turn off auto-correct in TextEdit

Mac OS X Snow Leopard adds automatic spell check to TextEdit. Here's how to turn it off.

Aug. 24, 2009