spelling checker

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an electronic dictionary in a word processor that can be used to catch misspelled words

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Much anecdotal evidence indicates that spelling checkers also lead to the misuse of homonyms that are correctly spelled and therefore missed by the spelling checker.
PageMaker 4.0 now boasts Story Editor, a built-in word processor that includes search-and-replace abilities for text and style attributes; add-on spelling checkers for 12 languages; and "links management" to track the status of imported text, spreadsheets, databases and graphics files.
Furugori, "Improved Spelling Checkers for Japanese Users of English," IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication 33, no.
He follows with chapters on graphics programs and auxiliary programs (e.g., spelling checkers) that are of use in DTP.
One is the spelling checker that catches most typographical errors.