Natural Language Group blog featured in Language Tech News

The post I wrote a few months ago about how users can remove a word from the main dictionary of their Office speller has been reprinted in the latest edition of Language Tech News (vol.2, No.4, February 2009), a publication of the Language Technology Division of the American Translators Association (ATA). Besides some technical details…

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Can I remove a word from Office’s speller dictionary?

The other day, I was discussing a number of suggestions to improve Office’s spell-checker. A customer was suggesting we should allow users to delete individual items from Word’s spell-checker lexicon. This feature is already available, in fact: if you want to specify a preferred spelling for a word and to exclude a given spelling from…

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