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PostPosted: Thu Feb 05, 2009 11:18 pm 
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I was looking for something the other day and couldn't find it even though I knew it was posted. The search function didn't work so I had to weed through one too many posts to find what I wanted. When I did, the problem was simple and possibly avoidable. The word was spelled wrong!

Is there some way to put a spell check on the forum posting page?

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 Post subject: Re: spell check
PostPosted: Thu Feb 05, 2009 11:20 pm 
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katsmom wrote:
I was looking for something the other day and couldn't find it even though I knew it was posted. The search function didn't work so I had to weed through one too many posts to find what I wanted. When I did, the problem was simple and possibly avoidable. The word was spelled wrong!

Is there some way to put a spell check on the forum posting page?

good ideas these past few days

google chrome has a built in spell check and it helps me alot


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 Post subject: Re: spell check
PostPosted: Thu Feb 05, 2009 11:22 pm 
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Firefox has spell check as well. And Rox, the search facility is fixed, but we still have the google search there as well. Maybe I should move it below the standard search.

Give it a shot anyway.

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 Post subject: Re: spell check
PostPosted: Thu Feb 05, 2009 11:28 pm 
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Wayne, the search function works great if the word is spelled correctly :lol: I'm on windows and there is no spellcheck when I post. I know I make mistakes, hence all the edits. That was why I asked.

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 Post subject: Re: spell check
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katsmom wrote:
Wayne, the search function works great if the word is spelled correctly :lol: I'm on windows and there is no spellcheck when I post. I know I make mistakes, hence all the edits. That was why I asked.

What browser are you using?

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 Post subject: Re: spell check
PostPosted: Fri Feb 06, 2009 12:02 am 
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IE with the tab things. The IT tech just changed it. There is no spellcheck though. I've looked.

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 Post subject: Re: spell check
PostPosted: Fri Feb 06, 2009 1:03 am 
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Yeah...I really recommend Chrome. When you open a new tab, it shows your top 9 most visited sites, and just below the bar that you type http://blahblahblah.com it has button kinda things that you press instead of having the drop down bar in IE. You set them with the star thing by the address bar. Sometimes the spell checker can be weird, but ill just let you know that I corrected 3 different words while typing this using the spell-check function.

I really really like it. :mrgreen:

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 Post subject: Re: spell check
PostPosted: Fri Feb 06, 2009 1:12 am 
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Thanks for the advice Caphits, but the university has a very strict no downloading policy. If it's not on the approved list, the download police come in, remove the problem program and then fine us for downloading.

But seriously guys, I wasn't asking for the spell check for myself, I was asking for it for others. And please, can we loose the text spellings?

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 Post subject: Re: spell check
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"Loose"? Sounds like you need a spell checker yourself. :lol:

(Where do you work? That's an awfully strict policy...)


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 Post subject: Re: spell check
PostPosted: Fri Feb 06, 2009 11:01 am 
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:oops: I was rly lkng 4 it to get rid of stuf lik this.

It would benice if we could lose that too. :lol: Not let them loose in the forum.

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 Post subject: Re: spell check
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A Little Poem Regarding Computer Spell Checkers...


Eye halve a spelling chequer
It came with my pea sea
It plainly marques four my revue
Miss steaks eye kin knot sea.

Eye strike a key and type a word
And weight four it two say
Weather eye am wrong oar write
It shows me strait a weigh.

As soon as a mist ache is maid
It nose bee fore two long
And eye can put the error rite
Its rare lea ever wrong.

Eye have run this poem threw it
I am shore your pleased two no
Its letter perfect awl the weigh
My chequer tolled me sew.


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