Spell checker: prkticheski always and everywhereToday we will work with programs that check the spelling of the entered text in various applications. In the course of testing we will try to draw attention to the most important points, and we will also evaluate the utilities with the most critical eye. So, let's begin.
Spell Checking with The Bat!
Mail customer The Bat! contains standard tools that allow you to check the spelling of the message. This is the first menu item "Spelling", which is made available in the mode of creating a message. Means of spelling are standard: using special menu items you can check already trimmed text, or set an automatic spell check.
If a language module was installed immediately with the program, The Bat! will be able to check the spelling of not only the English text, but also other languages, including Russian as well as Ukrainian. Before the source of the spell checker, you must select a language.
Similar program allows you to add dictionaries in TLX-format. To do this, use the "Dictionaries" item from the "Spelling" menu; besides this, you can connect external dictionaries in the DIC format. Additional opportunities for labor with dictionaries include the export of a dictionary into a text statement also in reverse.
Spell Checker in Outlook Express
It is allowed to set spelling check parameters by selecting "Tools -> Options", on the "Spelling" tab it is allowed to set the speaker also to edit the dictionary. But checking is even easier - you need to select "Tools -> Spelling", or use the "F7" key or the "Spelling" button on the toolbar. During checkout, Outlook Express will allow you to choose an error-free variation and also replace it with an expression with errors.
Spell checker in any program
To check the correctness of the text that is typed on the keyboard, you need to install a special application, for example, Spell Checker. This program, being resident, monitors the typed text also checks its correctness, or examines the contents of the clipboard - the data and other parameters are set in the settings. Spell Checker labor is to display the wrong words in the specified screen location, for example, next to the mouse cursor.
In the program settings it is allowed to set the location of the error message as well as the time it will be on the screen. This is the tab "Visualization (input)". In addition to this, the appearance of a word with an error is allowed to be accompanied by a sound signal. On the "Dictionaries" tab it is allowed to mark dictionaries used for verification.
Access to the program settings is possible in the help icon located in the system tray. Basic settings are available in the "Options" section.