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Gagh! It'd be funny if it weren't so infuriating. I like spell-checking for English. It's really nice when you can't quite remember whether there is 1 'r' or 2 in "assurance", say. But after I've typed '`' (backquote) I don't want any help with screwing my code! I can screw it up on my own. Has any one else been irritated enough to figure this out already?

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What are you using to do the spell checking? I am running IE9 x64 on Windows 7 Home Premium x64. I use spell checker on "Google Toolbar", and I get no such correction or suggested-correction for int i;. On the other hand, I can type a lower-case i anywhere, and it will also not attempt to correct it to an upper-case I. – Kevin Fegan Apr 29 '13 at 6:20
It's IE10 x64 on Windows 8. I can't find any settings or options related to this. It's whatever it was preconfigured with (presumably by Toshiba). – luser droog Apr 29 '13 at 6:24
IE or other spell checkers obviously don't know that backquote implies code in markdown. See the answer to my question here and try adding the words to the excluded list. – Karan Apr 29 '13 at 14:17

As described more fully in the linked answers, windows 8 includes a spell-checker that applies to all system-derived text-input widgets. But you can adjust the rules for a word by right-clicking on the word to bring up the context menu which includes a portion controlling the spell-checker.

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