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Just the Way It Is.... Spell check ?

Post in 'New Forum Hints and your Questions & Suggestions!' started by woodsmaster, Mar 23, 2012.

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  1. woodsmaster

    woodsmaster Minister of Fire

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    I'm sure that I'm over looking the obvious, but where is the spell check at ?

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  2. BrotherBart

    BrotherBart Hearth.com LLC Mid-Atlantic Division Staff Member

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    There wasn't one in the old forum and there isn't one in the new one. Spell check is best handled by your browser.
  3. woodsmaster

    woodsmaster Minister of Fire

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    I had one with the old forum but not this one. Not sure why.
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    mywaynow Minister of Fire

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    There was definitely one in the old forum. Not under quick reply, but under post reply and edit, if my memory serves me. Sure seems to be a more important function when compared to bullets, word wrap, italics and underscoring. Smileys, pics and spell check were the most used operations for me. But I am not like many here;)
  5. woodsmaster

    woodsmaster Minister of Fire

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    I doon't nud spilling cheek.
  6. maplewood

    maplewood Minister of Fire

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    Seriously? You're joking, right?
    I'm not a great speller, and I definetely used the checker for every post in the old forum.
    You had to Check Document, and then Save Changes if you made any.

    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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    Eatonpcat Minister of Fire

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    Just get enough letters to make the words look correct...We'll figure out what you're saying!
  8. LLigetfa

    LLigetfa Minister of Fire

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    Speel cheker...woo needs it?

    Tihs is so ture
    Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn't mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoetnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer be at the rghit pclae. The rset can be a total mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe.
    Amzanig huh? ...
  9. begreen

    begreen Mooderator Staff Member

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    Werks gud fer me. I lik the smell chekker. Tho someun here needs a bath!
  10. webbie

    webbie Seasoned Moderator Staff Member

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    To close out the thread - yes, correct - the old system did have a built-in checked if you wanted to use it. I never did because the browsers I use have it built in, so no need.

    It appears that most all modern browsers have spell check built in - IE is the exception, and it is supposed to have one in the new version (already available in beta).
    Until then - if one is a never-leave-it IE user, they can get any of a couple free spelling add-ons.

    And that, as the Prefix says, is the Way it Is.
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    begreen Mooderator Staff Member

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  12. BrotherBart

    BrotherBart Hearth.com LLC Mid-Atlantic Division Staff Member

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    Interesting. All those years and I never saw it. Hmmm...
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