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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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Voice-enabled GPS navigation devices -- Adam's recent experiences with GPS navigation devices prompts discussion about other products and which features to look for. (25 messages)

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Battery Life in Bluetooth Mice -- Wireless mice seem to vary widely in their battery consumption, though the type of batteries (rechargeable versus alkaline) seems to make a difference. (13 messages)

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X11 and pre-installed copies of Tiger -- Apple's X11 for Mac OS X is not installed by default in Tiger, but readers point out how to install it on a Mac with Tiger pre-installed. (3 messages)

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