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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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Comments on A Switcher's Tale -- Readers respond to last week's article, including the need for using a Windows environment and the ongoing debate about Apple's historic insistence on single-button mice. (8 messages)

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Flash vs. iPod -- A reader who keeps his Eudora email files stored on an iPod (and mounts it on whatever computer he's using at the time) shares his experience attempting to switch over to flash memory. (1 message)

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Intel-based Macs and virtual Windows -- Robert Movin's article from last week mentioned the possibility of running Windows on an Intel Mac, but other readers want to know about emulating Windows within the Mac environment instead of creating a dual-boot scenario. (5 messages)

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Hacked by a font? After installing a new font, a reader's Mac goes haywire, suggesting a problem with the font cache. (2 messages)

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