Spell checking and typing
Spelling and typing can be challenging for many people. You can do several things on your computer that help make them both easier.
Spell checking and typing in web pages
You can use your browser to help with spell checking and typing on web pages. Most popular browsers include these features as standard.
Internet Explorer doesn't include help for spell checking or typing as standard. If you use Internet Explorer 9 you can install a plugin that adds spell checking and typing help to your browser. Here are some suggestions:
Firefox checks spelling automatically. You can turn this feature on or off.
In Firefox's options, select the Advanced tab, then General and check the box marked Check my spelling as I type,
You can find more information on the Mozilla website:
Safari & Chrome
Both Safari and Chrome check spelling automatically.
Spell checking and typing in documents
Writing documents often means a lot of text. Popular programmes such as Microsoft Word include spell checking and typing help.
In Microsoft Word the spell checker will help you with spelling, grammar and punctuation mistakes. You can find more on spell checking in: