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The Lernstift Linux smart pen on Kickstarter monitors your spelling as you write, vibrating when you make a mistake.
When composing documents in various applications, there are a few built-in correction and substitution functions in OS X that are useful, including spelling as you type, character substitution, and word suggestion options.
The system-wide spell check in OS X has been a welcome addition to the Mac platform, and many developers have implemented it in their programs. However, in some instances this feature may suddenly stop working.
Because of dictionary entries stemming from Google's translation work, the latest version of Chrome no longer thinks "antivirus" or "screensaver" is a misspelled word.
Give Firefox the power to spell-check all text fields on a Web page. Watch today's episode with Veronica Belmont to find out how.
Sometimes when composing documents in multiple languages, it may be useful to check the spelling in those various languages. Here are some options for how to manage multiple languages in OS X.
Mac OS X 10.4.1: Live spell-checking problem, solution
Firefox, Google Chrome, and nearly every other browser not named Internet Explorer check your spelling as you type and suggest corrections when you right click.
Check your spelling in any program.
Entering information in text fields should be smooth and fast, with no pauses or delays of any kind. Despite this, some background tasks if corrupt or otherwise malfunctioning may interfere with typing.