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Enabling Auto Spelling Correction in Snow Leopard

In Snow Leopard, the automatic spelling correction in applications is not usually activated by default. To turn it on, make sure the cursor's insertion point is somewhere where text can be entered, and either choose Edit > Spelling and Grammar > Correct Spelling Automatically or, if the Edit menu's submenu doesn't have what you need, Control-click where you're typing and choose Spelling and Grammar > Correct Spelling Automatically from the contextual menu that appears. The latter approach is particularly likely to be necessary in Safari and other WebKit-based applications, like Mailplane.

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Safari 5.1.10 for Snow Leopard

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Apple has released Safari 5.1.10 for users of Mac OS X 10.6.8 Snow Leopard. The update addresses an issue with JavaScript that could lead to Safari crashes or arbitrary code execution. (Free, 48.4 MB, release notes)

 

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5.1.10 freezes constantly, just like the previous version. imac 9.1, osx 10.6.8. No extensions to speak of. Javascript enabled, as this version of safari was supposed to fix that. May have to finally give up on Safari all together!