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How can I add a list of spellcheck rules to Microsoft Word?

I want to use Microsoft Word to correct some plain text. But I need Word to use a list of new/custom spellcheck rules: e.g. replace 'fcarce' with 'scarce'. I could add each rule manually, but that ...
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Autocorrect to italics: font remains italicized

I am able to set Word 2010 to Autocorrect certain words to italics (for example, correct i.e. to i.e.). However, when I try this, after the auto-replacement the cursor remains italicized, so then I'd ...
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Using Word's autocorrect function to replace double spaces with single spaces

I'd tried unsuccessfully to use Word's autocorrect function to replace double spaces with single spaces. Any suggestions?
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outlook 2010 automatic spellchecking fail

My Emails sometimes stop correcting misspelled words. I can resolve the issue by going to File | Options | Mail (Left Tab) | Spelling and Auto Correct I uncheck "Check spelling as you type", ...
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How to undo autocorrect in libreoffice calc

I would like to prevent libreoffice calc to make autocorrecion in some cases in some cell. For example, sometimes libreoffice decides that some text I enter is a hyperlink and it formats the cell as a ...
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How can I make IE stop “correcting” 'int i;' to 'int I;' when I type code on SE sites?

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 ...
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Automatically replace space with a non-breaking space after certain words

I'm trying to use Word's AutoCorrect feature to replace the space after certain words with a non-breaking space. I tried adding the pattern "theword " in the Replace field, but it refuses to ...
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Is there a way to make Microsoft Word's autocorrect more aggressive?

Often when I'm typing quickly, trying to get a fleeting thought down, I make small mistakes typing. If I do it several times in a sentence, I have to go back and right click on each word and correct ...
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Switch off autocorrect in libreoffice calc for specific document, column, cell

There is a way to completely turn off autocorrect in libreoffice calc. However, I would prefer turn off autocorrect in less scale: document, worksheet, column/row, cell. How it can be obtained?
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Mysterious misspelled words in OS X's autocorrect/spellcheck

Since I got my MBP 2 years ago, I've found some really strange misspellings that the system's autocorrect will change correct words to. The latest of these is "Ulbrichbt", which OS X unhelpfully ...
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2007 MS Office Auto-correct list not working in 2010 MS Outlook Mail

I upgraded from Office 2007 to Office 2010, and my auto-correct list works as before in everything except Outlook Mail (Outlook Calendar and Tasks work correctly, also Word, Excel). It only works ...
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iTerm auto-capitalising everything

I recently bought a Mac Mini in the office. I had installed Mountain Lion Developer about a month before the official release. Everything worked perfectly except for the fact that in iTerm it'd auto-...
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Adjust auto-correction in Windows Live mail?

Is there any way to adjust the auto-correction feature in Windows Live Mail? It's constantly wanting to autocorrect "EHR" to "HER" for me. "EHR" is an abbreviation for Electronic Health Records and I ...
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Office 2013 switches to East Asian font when autocorrecting

I'm using Word 2013 to type some documents with math symbols. Since I need to use them frequently, I decided to turn on autocorrect math everywhere, and added in some custom mappings, such as \union ...