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Old 07-12-2007, 11:53 AM   #1
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Spell Checker


I just wanted to comment that the built in spell checker is the best thing since sliced bread I don't know when it got implemented since I have been on vacation form the site to to work schedules for a long time, but Thanks
 
Old 07-12-2007, 12:33 PM   #2
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Why one should not lean on spell checkers too much:

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I have been on vacation form the site
 
Old 07-14-2007, 12:05 PM   #3
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That's why I try to always proof read my posts also. My mental check list is:
  1. Spell Check
  2. Preview Post
  3. Submit

I almost wish the order of the buttons were reversed to encourage left-to-right oriented folks to use them in that order.

I wonder if the LQ server(s) can or do track what %-age of posts are spell checked before submission.


I also wish that I could delete from as well as add to my dictionary. I have asked about this before, & the answer was "no". Not sure if it's too difficult, or not important.

If I were in charge , ' i ' would be tagged as a spelling mistake. But then, that's a pet peeve of mine.

One of the really nice thing about using Konqueror to post, is that its spell checker is working in real time to highlight errors as I type.
 
Old 07-15-2007, 08:39 AM   #4
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Quoth archtoad6:

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If I were in charge, ' i ' would be tagged as a spelling mistake. But then, that's a pet peeve of mine.
I agree. That's a terrible name for a variable. When you try to search for each occurrence of that variable in your program, you stop at all instances of anything that contains that letter.

In fact, I try to make sure that no variable name is found as part of any other variable name.

For example, I wouldn't have month and month_array in the same program, because when you search for each occurrence of month, you'll also find month_array. I would use single_month instead of month.

Owe. Weight. You weren't referring to programming, were you?

(ducks and runs)
 
Old 07-16-2007, 12:35 AM   #5
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heh, true, things slip by the spell check AND me sometimes, but overall it makes my posts better, and I can spend more time helping people and less time proofreading my posts
 
  


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