Please turn off your spellchecker...

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Please turn off your spellchecker...

Postby 661-Pete » 5 Jan 2019, 8:20pm

...when posting on this, or any other, forum. Please!! If you're using a fancy smartphone and don't know how - ask someone who does.

Mis-spellings and typos I can cope with: we all have finger trouble now and again after all! But the absurd substitutions which these so-called 'intelligent' spelling-checkers try to make... :shock: ! Reading a post just now, I saw "energy" which I think was a substitution for "every". Completely baffling until I sussed it...
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Re: Please turn off your spellchecker...

Postby sizbut » 5 Jan 2019, 8:50pm

Oh, the glorious absurdity of misspelling "misspellings" - should have turn on your spell checker.

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Re: Please turn off your spellchecker...

Postby Paulatic » 5 Jan 2019, 8:51pm

I think it’s predictive text that is the culprit.
Spellchecker and it’s wavy red line takes me back to the old days of WordPerfect.
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Re: Please turn off your spellchecker...

Postby thirdcrank » 5 Jan 2019, 8:52pm

Think of it as a mental exercise to keep your brain active and young.

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Re: Please turn off your spellchecker...

Postby Mistik-ka » 5 Jan 2019, 9:30pm

thirdcrank wrote:Think of it as a mental exercise to keep your brain active and young.

Too late… :(

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Re: Please turn off your spellchecker...

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 5 Jan 2019, 9:55pm

Hi,
I need spellchecker, without it I would look a right plank :mrgreen:
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Re: Please turn off your spellchecker...

Postby Paulatic » 5 Jan 2019, 10:05pm

Spellchecker doesn’t help everyone though
Words that commonly slip through a spellchecker.
Tire
Puncher
Peddle
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Re: Please turn off your spellchecker...

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 5 Jan 2019, 10:26pm

Hi,
Like said auto complete predictive text is a bigger problem, actually try's to predict the meaning of a whole sentence, like grammar checker in ms word etc.
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Re: Please turn off your spellchecker...

Postby kwackers » 5 Jan 2019, 11:01pm

NATURAL ANKLING wrote:Hi,
Like said auto complete predictive text is a bigger problem, actually try's to predict the meaning of a whole sentence, like grammar checker in ms word etc.

It's got its work cut out.

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Re: Please turn off your spellchecker...

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 5 Jan 2019, 11:06pm

Hi,
I have stopped dictating to er in doors mobile, she wants it back, couldn't get my fat fingers to type accurately so dictated.......well that's my excuse :P
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Re: Please turn off your spellchecker...

Postby 661-Pete » 6 Jan 2019, 9:32am

sizbut wrote:Oh, the glorious absurdity of misspelling "misspellings" - should have turn on your spell checker.
The OED gives the hyphen; Chambers and Websters do not. Oh well, can't satisfy everyone: I prefer to insert a hyphen because I think it makes it clearer...
Pete

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Re: Please turn off your spellchecker...

Postby kwackers » 6 Jan 2019, 9:39am

I like to compound "everytime" but the spell checker (correctly) makes it two words.

I think it should be one word though, perhaps I should add it to the dictionary...

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Re: Please turn off your spellchecker...

Postby Canuk » 6 Jan 2019, 9:55am

Okay. I'm going to try a paragraph with spellcheck and predictive turned on, no editing! Here goes nothing...

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Re: Please turn off your spellchecker...

Postby Canuk » 6 Jan 2019, 10:09am

Here's another one, with spellcheck on, prediction AND Swype (finger slide input) all switched on!

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Re: Please turn off your spellchecker...

Postby 661-Pete » 6 Jan 2019, 11:52am

:lol: :lol: :lol: Consider my point made (or should that be: "Conservative Mary Poinsettia Madam"?)
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