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Re: Language question on XY spellers
- Subject: Re: Language question on XY spellers
- From: Daniel Say say@xxxxxxxx
- Date: Thu, 11 May 2000 00:54:42 -0700 (PDT)
" Language question. In a previous line, I used the word "behavior". Really I
" typed "behaviour", but the spelling checker (.dic) beeped me for error and
" suggested "behavior"; on the countrary, my paper dictionary only shows
" "behaviour", not "behavior". Are both these words right?
" Adriano Ortile
Or as some say in Canada, correct spelling or American.
The default speller in XY is a U.S. Speller (though
it doesn't like "tonite", rather than the correct
I know some American academics who are in the British
literature field who only spell British for writing
articles etc. and have to re-edit for US publications
if they are insistent on that.
Visit either link below for discussion and word lists
to adapt to your PERS.SPL or other personal spelling
dictionary, for the Autoreplace or Spellcheck functions.
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If you have some current texts that you are working
with, or have written in your correct spelling, you
might run the XY spell function on them, appending
to a file and then examine and edit the resulting
file that you can add to your personal speller.
These would result in words you normally use rather
than odd words.
I don't know who has filled up their everyday
Personal speller limit, except when they are using
a specialized vocabulary set for a project and then
it is a case of loading that SPECIAL.SPL for the