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Old 10-10-2006, 09:13 AM   #1
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Spell Check

it would be nice if you could copy what you write and run it through a spell check before you publish. i tried to download the spell check for your site and after 4 diferent pages , it errored and lost my post.

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Old 10-10-2006, 09:17 AM   #2
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If you use Firefox then you can download an extension called Aspellfox which works pretty well.

For non-Firefox users try this site.
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Old 10-10-2006, 09:19 AM   #3
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write it in Word first, use spellcheck there, and then copy it into here.
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Old 10-10-2006, 09:53 AM   #4
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you use spellcheck?
*hmm* do you think I should try that?
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Old 10-10-2006, 10:06 AM   #5
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I don't use it - I'm a good speller (although sometimes a lousy typist).
I have no trouble reading your posts, cara, if that is what you are asking.
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Old 10-10-2006, 10:27 AM   #6
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thanks, mud.. that is what I need today.. ;o))
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Old 10-10-2006, 04:44 PM   #7
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Eaglelox, you can download the Google taskbar which has a spellcheck function on it that works on message boards. Hope that helps.
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Old 10-10-2006, 05:50 PM   #8
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I used to spell fairly well but find myself slipping these days.

But I generally know when I am uncertain and go to a dictionary site and check it out.

Or sometimes when I am writing something a bit more complicated for the web, will do as Mudbug said and write it in Word and then just copy.

Of corse I dont always do all of thet and will admet I hav maid mistaikes.
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Old 10-10-2006, 06:36 PM   #9
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Sorry to post again, but spell checkers are not the entire answer.

For example, 'doe snot' will pass through the spell checker when you meant 'does not'.

As another quick example, 'pubic utilities' may give Mr. Spell Checker a smiley face but he will let it go when 'public utilites' were what was meant.

There are many more examples.

Nothing beats a quick proof read.
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Old 10-10-2006, 07:14 PM   #10
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Eaglelox, you can download the Google taskbar which has a spellcheck function on it that works on message boards. Hope that helps.
I has googels spel cheker butt doent neede animor cuz lernt too spel gooder.
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