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D.A. Wright
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Spell Checker?

Post by D.A. Wright » Sat Jan 25, 2003 6:09 pm

I love this forum format. I am happy about the preview option before posting. Often, with other boards, how often do we type like mad before our web browser kicks us off-line (most time out after 20 minutes or so of "inactivity" - i.e. not changing pages) and we don't say what we wanted to, or after re-reading find we didn't explain ourselves adaquately.

Is there a way to add a spell checker to this forum? I'm always conscience of my spelling.
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Post by Bighorn » Sat Jan 25, 2003 7:07 pm

noo I dotn nkneed ne speel chekur. meye speeluns purfekt. :wink:

No, at least not at the moment. The spell checker is a beast (huge dictionaries, lots of database queries, eats resources), which would seriously degrade board performance.
Also development of such spell checker would be way too much for our (my) skills and resources.

I was looking for a suitable phpBB script (that's the board which we are using), but none is really working (yet).

I would suggest that you look for something which is client based. One is very neat solution (addon) for MS Internet Explorer and you can use it for all boards: http://www.iespell.com

Besides, since few days, the "edit" button is back, so you can always edit your post if you hit "submit" button too quickly.

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Re: Spell Checker?

Post by Gary_Edstrom » Sun Mar 06, 2005 3:06 am

GreatBasinResearch wrote:Is there a way to add a spell checker to this forum? I'm always conscience of my spelling.
Owed to a Spell in Checker...

I have a spelling checker
It came with my PC
It plane lee marks four my revue
Miss steaks eye can knot sea.

Eye ran this poem threw it
You sure reel glad two no
Its vary polished in it's weigh
My checker tolled me sew

A checker is a bless sing
It freeze yew lodes of thyme
It helps me right awl stiles two reed
And aides me when aye rime.

To rite with care is quite a feet
Of witch won should be proud
And wee mussed dew the best wee can
Sew flaws are knot aloud

And now bee course my spelling
Is checked with such grate flare
Their are know faults with in my cite
Of none eye am a wear

Each frays come posed up on my screen
Eye trussed to be a joule
The checker poured oar every word
To cheque sum spelling rule

That's why aye brake in two averse
By righting wants two pleas
Sow now ewe sea why aye dew prays
Such soft wear for pea seas!

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Post by B-spec » Sun Mar 06, 2005 5:12 pm

I would definitely check out IE Spell. It works great for all boards that have no spell checker. Very easy to use. It just sits up on your tool bar and when your done typing you just click on it.

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