Safari's New Spell Check

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Lion (10.7)' started by askabob91, Jul 20, 2011.

  1. askabob91 macrumors member

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    Does anyone else think the iOS spell check is stupid to include on a computer based web browser? Selecting one of the suggested words requires me moving my cursor, which is difficult since I have both my hands on the keyboard!

    I think Apple is taking this iOS integration too far - a computer is not an iPad and thus should not be forced to function like one!
     
  2. Salukipilot4590 macrumors 6502

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    I like it but see what you're saying. It's quick for the words I often misspell due to finger misplacement.

    More complicated words still use the red underline.
     
  3. hyperpiper45 macrumors regular

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    I actually really like it. I wish it could be implemented across all applications.
     
  4. pnd4pnd macrumors member

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    has anyone tried spell check under ms word? its not only not working, right clicking doesn't give the option to correct anymore...
     
  5. uuaschbaer macrumors regular

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    You can press the down arrow key when the suggestions pop up, select one with the left and right arrow keys and press enter; no leaving keyboard necessary.
     
  6. Branskins macrumors 65816

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    You can press backspace after you move past the underlined word for a little popup (or use the arrow keys to get to the word). Some apps have shortcuts to get to the new spellings.

    I think it is awesome :D!
     
  7. paulsalter macrumors 68000

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    been trying to turn this off but can't see a way to do it

    some words it auto changes, others it just puts a red line under them
     
  8. Nuckinfuts macrumors 6502

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    I get this too, the option to disable autocorrect is grayed out for me
     
  9. paulsalter macrumors 68000

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    glad that not just me :D

    turned off auto spell check in preferences, but apps seem to do there own thing on top of that
     
  10. Catastrophe. macrumors member

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    I actually like it. I do agree, I think Apple is trying to make Lion too much like an iPad.
     
  11. paulsalter macrumors 68000

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    the principle of it i don't mind

    but I am a terrible speller and look at the keyboard while typing

    so use the underline as a way of seeing what i spelt wrongly, when it auto changes something i have to read through the whole thing to see if there are any wrong words
     
  12. srf4real macrumors 68030

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    IT SUCKS. Great for kids who have spent more time txting than reading, but for me to have to stop typing and move my cursor or go back and re-enter a word that I typed correctly and intentionally is about to make me blow my freakin top. I am going to be PISSED until I find a way to turn this crap off especially in Safari. System prefs is auto-correct off, and should be by default as well.

    APPLE!:mad::mad::mad::mad:
     

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