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Vibrating pen checks your spelling as you write

The Lernstift Linux smart pen on Kickstarter monitors your spelling as you write, vibrating when you make a mistake.

By July 15, 2013


Spell-check and other useful functions when typing in OS X

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.

By March 10, 2010


Spell-check problems fixed with PRAM reset

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.

By March 23, 2009


Google augments open-source spell-check

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.

By February 12, 2009


Tekzilla Daily: Make Firefox spell-check everything

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.

May 21, 2008


How to change spell check language in OS X

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.

By February 23, 2011


Mac OS X 10.4.1: Live spell-checking problem, solution

Mac OS X 10.4.1: Live spell-checking problem, solution

By June 6, 2005


Spell check may be Internet Explorer's Achilles' heel

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.

By June 16, 2010


Spell check anything anywhere

Check your spelling in any program.

April 27, 2010


Slow typing in text fields? Check the spell checker!

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.

By February 23, 2010