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  1. May 15, 2008 #1

    Danger

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    Can someone please do something to unlink me from the damned dictionary? I'm getting really irritated about words in my posts showing up capitalized and underscored with dots. If I wanted them underscored or capitalized, I would have formatted them that way. :grumpy:
     
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  3. May 15, 2008 #2
    This is not an option right now sorry.
     
  4. May 15, 2008 #3

    Danger

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    Awww, that's okay. It's pretty much an ego problem on my part; it just kind of makes it look as if I'm screwing up in my posts (which I tend to do a lot even without dictionary assistance :rolleyes:). Don't sweat it. :smile:
     
  5. May 15, 2008 #4
    In the future we may plan on developing a feature to let you turn it on and off for posts.
     
  6. May 15, 2008 #5

    mgb_phys

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    There's a dictionary?
    It's not working in Opera for me.
     
  7. May 15, 2008 #6
    Can you explain a bit more, what is not working? Seeing an error?
     
  8. May 15, 2008 #7
    Dictionary = Library?
     
  9. May 15, 2008 #8

    G01

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    They are talking about the function that highlights and autolinks words in your posts to the corresponding library articles.
     
  10. May 15, 2008 #9
    On an aside note/question----would it be much trouble to put the 'speellchek' option on the 'non-advanced' "quick reply" area?
     
  11. May 15, 2008 #10

    mgb_phys

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    Oh sorry I was thinking of an automatic spell checker - for those of us who can't type or are getting senile.
    I was looking for a plugin which works with this site, might have to switch to FireFox.
     
  12. May 15, 2008 #11

    cristo

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    I didn't even realise that there was a spell check: I just use firefox where it comes as standard (of course it always yells at me for using s's instead pf z's (like in realise) and putting u's into words (like colour).. but I can cope with that!)
     
  13. May 15, 2008 #12
    oh boy!!!--wouldn't that be NICE-----like MS Word!!!!
     
  14. May 15, 2008 #13
    I forgot about that---

    I tried firefox, but it seemed to slow down the computer----(I'm still in the about 40% ? that still uses Win98se though)

    I do have and use Ispell --its pretty good when I remember to use it--right click to check spelling, defintions to Wiki and/or Merriams-----and its FREE

    http://www.iespell.com/


    (when I remember to use it)
     
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  15. May 15, 2008 #14

    Hootenanny

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    Damn Americanisms, why don't they speak proper English? :rolleyes:

    *Runs & Hides*
     
  16. May 15, 2008 #15
    I like the fact that part of your sig is in Latin too!!
     
  17. May 15, 2008 #16
    How do I make my firefox spell for me?
     
  18. May 15, 2008 #17

    cristo

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    Tools > options > advanced > general > "check my spelling as I type"
     
  19. May 15, 2008 #18
    I have just downloaded a Fire fox ad on for UK English!
     
  20. May 15, 2008 #19

    cristo

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    :approve: Good work.. but I think you'll find it's just 'English' and not 'UK English' :wink: Let's not encourage them...
     
  21. May 15, 2008 #20
    Haha! wel it seems to be woking wel anyway!
     
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