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Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Dictionary Australian - The preferred Australian English spelling for Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer and Mac OSX.

Dictionary Australian - Give that people search for dictionary Australian in Google I felt I should at least make it easy for those people to find the preferred Australian spelling files for Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer and Mac OSX.

If spelling matters to you then please take a little time to review www.Australian-Dictionary.com.au and see how my work can assist your written work. My work is a result of the past 11 years of producing dictionary files and as a result I've uncovered many issues in Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer and Mac OSX which is reducing the quality of your written work. Often you'll think something is a little strange but then think your software knows best. It often doesn't and as such is creating bad spelling habits you should be aware of.

Once you become aware you'll never look back.

Kelvin Eldridge
www.Australian-Dictionary.com.au

Monday, August 4, 2014

Spell check is an incorrect spelling and here's why it happens.

The spelling of the word spell check in Australia is spellcheck and in America it is spell-check. That is, one word in Australia and hyphenated in America.

Why then do so many people insert a space between the words spell and check?

The reason is very simple. The word spellcheck is not included in the dictionary which comes with the software people use. When people type the word spellcheck the spellchecker tries to find suitable suggestions and since the words spell and check are both valid, a suggestion that is made is spell check with a space between the two words.

People across the world now believe the spelling is spell check, but in fact their word processor has misled them and they are now making a spelling error.

The preferred Australian English spelling files I provide corrects this and thousands of other spelling issues that occur when using Microsoft Office products. The same issues occur with other software, but least I can provide spelling files which correct the issues.

Kelvin Eldridge
www.Australian-Dictionary.com.au