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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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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/19-Jun-06

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iWeb Takes On the Competition -- Steve Sande's article about iWeb and other easy-to-use Web creation applications touches a nerve among readers, who share their own recommendations. (27 messages)

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Game development for children -- It's never too early to foster young coders! Readers suggest packages that kids can use to build their own applications. (8 messages)

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Vale Michael Bartosh -- We mourn the passing of Mac author Michael Bartosh, who died after a fall, with links to an online memorial and a new Bartosh Scholarship for MacIT Conference Track (at Macworld Expo). (3 messages)

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