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spell check

(spel chek)
Activity using software that identifies incorrectly spelled or unknown words.
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The new spellcheck feature lets you run real-time spellcheck, the way it is in MS Word.
And the spellcheck usually defaults to American spelling, just like the signage in the new Christchurch Women's Hospital (eg fetal instead of foetal).
0 now offers users comprehensive spellcheck, pop-up calendars, and the ability to customize the page creation interface and restrict the type and size of files that can be uploaded.
So Encarta flags 700 commonly misspelled words and adds Spellcheck notes that i.
A word-processing program with spellcheck is built in, and will become more useful with a soon-coming $50 accessory package that lets you plug this computer into a parallel printer.