Spell Check

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Re: Spell Check

Post by multim » Mon Jan 20, 2014 7:35 pm

I seem to remember going to school, learning how to spell.....those kind of things. Don't blame web sites/web forms for spelling errors, for YOU are the one to have miss-spelled the word to begin with. If in doubt, compile your message via Microsoft Word / spell check /copy and paste.

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Re: Spell Check

Post by The Codfather » Mon Jan 20, 2014 7:49 pm

Conifers wrote:I've got it - though I'd never noticed it before, and never used it (and won't, even now I know it's there :wink: )
That option is not there for me....here or at work icon_scratch
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Re: Spell Check

Post by Dave Brown » Mon Jan 20, 2014 8:27 pm

The Codfather wrote:
Conifers wrote:I've got it - though I'd never noticed it before, and never used it (and won't, even now I know it's there :wink: )
That option is not there for me....here or at work icon_scratch
It's only available south of York, Coddy :lol:

If you are not using the standard theme it may not be there, as the old ones are no longer supported by phpbb. so any new functions won't be on it.
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Re: Spell Check

Post by Conifers » Mon Jan 20, 2014 9:25 pm

Dave Brown wrote:It's only available south of York, Coddy :lol:
Coddy is over 50 km south of me :wink:
Dave Brown wrote:If you are not using the standard theme it may not be there, as the old ones are no longer supported by phpbb. so any new functions won't be on it.
I'm using one of the old themes icon_scratch icon_salut

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Re: Spell Check

Post by Kristen » Tue Jan 21, 2014 12:03 am

multim wrote:If in doubt, compile your message via Microsoft Word / spell check /copy and paste.
Some browser plugins (like the one with Chrome) use Google search engine for spelling, so will probably have broader vocabulary etc. than an MS Word built-in one. From the earlier screenshot looks like the forum one might be using google too.

Anyways Coddy, just download a plugin for your browser

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Re: Spell Check

Post by kata » Tue Jan 21, 2014 10:28 am

Kristen, Cods is at work and may not be allowed to dl things like that,
It's only available south of York, Coddy
:lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Spell Check

Post by Kristen » Tue Jan 21, 2014 2:57 pm

kata wrote:Kristen, Cods is at work and may not be allowed to dl things like that,
It's only available south of York, Coddy
I'm slightly doubting that IT can block installation of Plug Ins ... but perhaps if it is Internet Explorer they could put a Policy on it ...

If it is a restricted IE installation then download Chrome and install that!!

I guess I'm a bit surprised in a corporate environment that IT wouldn't have included a spell checker "as standard". If not they they should IMHO.

I remember when Windows 3.1 (or something like that) came out, and people had it at home but Work had not yet upgraded, a client asked me if I could make him a screen saver of Windows 3.1 (for Windows 3.0)

"Why" I asked

Well, he said, people have been installing Windows 3.1, because they have it at home and much prefer it, and it turns out it is a huge security risk and Management have made it Gross Misconduct to install it - so he wanted a Screen Saver looking like Windows 3.1 to piff off his IT department!

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Re: Spell Check

Post by GoggleboxUK » Tue Jan 21, 2014 3:22 pm

If only there was a 'delete all uneccessary apostrophes' checker.

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Re: Spell Check

Post by The Codfather » Tue Jan 21, 2014 3:51 pm

I do work in IT !

and we are running on IE8 here......but at home on the IPad I am ruuning on Safari which is up to date....
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Re: Spell Check

Post by Kristen » Tue Jan 21, 2014 6:19 pm

The Codfather wrote:I do work in IT !
In that case you must be able to change company policy in order to accommodate your needs :lol:

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Re: Spell Check

Post by kata » Tue Jan 21, 2014 6:21 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: yea right Kristen.. :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Spell Check

Post by Conifers » Tue Jan 21, 2014 8:32 pm

GoggleboxUK wrote:If only there was a 'delete all uneccessary apostrophes' checker.
And one that adds an 'o' when people say 'to', but mean 'too' :roll:

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Re: Spell Check

Post by kata » Tue Jan 21, 2014 8:37 pm

Did you know that any word that has to 'ss' has no es in addresses?

This is how it should be address'.

:lol:

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Re: Spell Check

Post by Conifers » Tue Jan 21, 2014 8:43 pm

kata wrote:Did you know that any word that has to 'ss' has no es in addresses?

This is how it should be address'.

:lol:
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Or did you mean "... any word that has two 'ss' has no ..."?

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Re: Spell Check

Post by kata » Tue Jan 21, 2014 8:55 pm

Its just address with a ' so address' not adresses its every word that has two SS.

Confucious eh Conifers. I had always used addresses till I got friendly with someone who knew his English inside out.

Maybe its an American English way of writing. I recall his last words to me was 'remember its center not centre.

if you were writing a letter you would write centre, if you write to a blog W3C will only recognise center.

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