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68 +77/-9 votes

Universal Spell Checker

Submitted by migueld on May 1, 2009 to Usability

Most 3rd party programs don't have a spellchecker. Some examples are chat programs, word pad, browsers.

Provide a basic spell check API so that any 3rd party developer can include it in his app.

Low

Medium

Not fixed

Discussion (1 comments)

xpclient wrote on August 31, 2010, 7:19am

+1. They already have the Text Services Framework API since XP. They just have to write a spell checker that uses the Text Services Framework. Third party spell checkers are ugly and look out of place.

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