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Multilingual spell check on Word 2011 on OS X (English and ancient Greek)

Using Word 2011 on OS X Mavericks, I frequently produce documents using both English and polytonic Greek (i.e. ancient Greek with accents and breathings, from before the spelling reforms of 1982). ...
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How can FireFox correct spelling on a Mac?

You know how FireFox underlines misspelled words? On Windows you can right click the word and be presented with possible corrections, but on Macs you can't right click so what do you do when a word is ...
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How do I train the OSX Auto-Correct to fix my particular brand of typos?

I'm proud of my typos. They are like the proof that I can type way too fast, probably faster than I can think. I love the auto-correct feature, once I got used to not going "AH! Typo! furious ...
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290 views

Remove a word from OpenOffice.org standard dictionary

Our company has just named some new software using a regular English word. My fingers are determined to misspell this word. Unfortunately, the misspelled word is also a place name that is in the ...
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1answer
131 views

Is there a way to use the native OS X spell checking in Firefox?

Is there a way to use the native OS X spell checking in Firefox? I think the answer is probably no, because this question was asked concerning Thunderbird on OS X, but maybe it's different with ...
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Changed spell check language; Word and Pages still use the old language

I moved from the U.S. to Canada, and I'm changing my Mac to spell check in Canadian English instead of American. I went to System Preferences > Language & Text > Text > Spelling, and changed the ...
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Is there a way (an app) to automatically detect the language you are typing in and switch to the appropriate (spellcheck) dictionary?

I type about equally in both my native language and English. Spellchecking is less important when using my native language but it would still be nice to have it - or at least to deactivate English ...
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Can spell checking be disabled by default on OS X?

Is there some way I could disable continuous spell checking or other settings in the substitutions menu by default? System Preferences only has an option to disable autocorrect. defaults write -g ...
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Switch between two languages for spell checking in Google Chrome for Mac

Environment: Mac OS X 10.7.2, Chrome 15. This is how chrome://settings/languages looks like: When I right click on a text box and go to Spell-checker Options, I get a lot of languages there, but ...
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Is there way to add Language shortcuts in Mac OS X?

On iOS, I could add a language short cut easily in settings. Like gd stands for "have a good day". Is there a way of doing that on a Mac? I don't know if this is even possible since OS X doesn't ...
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What is the keyboard shortcut to fix the spelling of a word in Chrome in MacOSX?

MacOSX unfortunately lacks a context menu keyboard key. Mozilla projects have adapted ctrl-space so that when your keyboard cursor is on a misspelled word, you can press crtl-space to open the ...
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Keyboard shortcut for spelling dropdown menu in OS X beyond Devonthink Pro?

Similar to this question: http://superuser.com/questions/93937/keyboard-shortcut-to-right-click-in-mac-os-x , I'm trying to find more efficient ways to use spell check in OS X. I've discovered that ...
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British Spelling/Vocabulary in Mac?

Is there any way to have the British spelling/vocabulary on all the applications and spell-checkers in Mac?
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Is there a way to make Thunderbird use the Mac OS X spell checker?

Is there a way to make Thunderbird use the Mac OS X systemwide spell checker instead of Thunderbird's own spell checker?