Add new words to the spell-check
feature on your computer.
The use of spell-check
for Oregon's seventh-grade and high school online writing assessment has spurred a welcome dialogue regarding what is important for our kids to know and be able to do around writing.
Just thought I would check that there wasn't an accidental transposition of the letters by spell-check
But when Microsoft Word's spell-check
routinely suggested that future president Barack Obama's last name be "corrected" to "Boatman" well into 2007, it made the widely used software program seem ridiculous.
We do spell-check
stories and proof read all pages.
Downloading images takes a while, and features such as spell-check
and a thesaurus don't come standard.
Note, however, that the spell-check
dictionary is used by all Windows applications--Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and OneNote--but you can edit only in Word.
I guess people get comfortable about the fact that they don't need to be 100% sure about the spelling of a particular word because the spell-check
will pick it up.
The dangerously amusing spell-check
on my computer renders their names as Galantine and Asthenia, and I am sure that one day someone's inadequate command of that "Ignore" key will immortalize those names in print.
The goal is to provide students with a collection of services available through a roaming profile process," he says, "that allows students to move from computer to computer and have personal settings applied, retain personal browser favorites and bookmarks, spell-check
dictionaries, layout-window placements, customized menus, and commands.
As my computer's spell-check
begins to a take a vacation from terms like nodularization, GFN, dendrites, tuyeres and rattails, a few parting thoughts as the whistle blows .
, grammar-check and syntax-check are all built right in.