Accept suggestions, or not

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Lingofy will not make changes in your text unless you explicitly instruct it to do so. Let's look at this example text: He was a patieint at John Hopkins University. He admitted that he almost never went there and that when visiting the lovely city of Bombay, he liked to watch … [Read more...]

Adding words to your Personal Style Guide

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In this post, we discussed how to navigate your web-based Personal Style Guide. You can also add words to your Personal Style Guide directly from a Lingofy proofing session. If you use a particular proper name or other term that comes up frequently as an Unknown Term, simply … [Read more...]

Getting started with the Personal Style Guide

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The real power of Lingofy can be found in the Personal Style Guide. This is how you make Lingofy truly yours; with the words, phrases and names that you need Lingofy to flag and track as you write and edit. Accessing your Personal Style Guide You can get to the Personal Style … [Read more...]

Basic troubleshooting

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Sometimes, things don't work the way we think they should ... For answers to general troubleshooting questions, refer to our Troubleshooting page, which will detail solutions to common problems and questions you might encounter while using Lingofy. If you don't find an answer … [Read more...]

Phrases, not just words

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The first thing you’ll notice when you check your spelling with Lingofy is that it’s not just catching spelling errors. It can also determine when you’ve used a correctly spelled word in the wrong place. Lingofy checks in blocks of up to 10 words at a time. This means that, … [Read more...]

Warning words

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Where other spellcheckers simply find misspelled words, Lingofy goes a step further with the concept of "Warning Words". These are words that may be correctly spelled in your document, but that you should think twice about using. Lingofy can also flag potentially embarrassing … [Read more...]

Specialty terms

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Every industry, hobby and activity has its own language. Typical spellcheckers handle this unique lingo in one of two ways: • By flagging these peculiar terms as errors, which makes spellchecking far less useful • By ignoring these terms entirely because it knows nothing … [Read more...]

Proper names

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Is the “B” capitalized in “LeBron James?”(*) For any writer, getting a name wrong is a cardinal sin. Dealing with proper names can cause considerable frustration when you’re spellchecking. Either you’re dealing with a string of characters that your spellchecker thinks is an … [Read more...]