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Q: Spelling checker in Notepad? ( Answered 3 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: Spelling checker in Notepad?
Category: Computers > Software
Asked by: vaac-ga
List Price: $2.00
Posted: 16 May 2005 13:16 PDT
Expires: 15 Jun 2005 13:16 PDT
Question ID: 522318
Does Notepad in win95 and/or windows98 have a spelling checker?

Request for Question Clarification by rainbow-ga on 16 May 2005 13:29 PDT
Hi vaac,

The answer to your question is no. However, if you wish, I can provide
you with spell checkers that can be used in notepad. There are also
other varieties of notepad which include a spell checker.

Waiting to hear your views.

Best regards,

Clarification of Question by vaac-ga on 23 May 2005 16:33 PDT
Thanks. Iam not interested in other variations of notepad, nor in
other spell checkers.

Request for Question Clarification by nenna-ga on 05 Jun 2005 21:27 PDT
You may want to close this question since the answer is no and you're
not interested in other things that would work with Notepad. No one
can answer the question since the clarification answered it and you
don't want add'l information.

Subject: Re: Spelling checker in Notepad?
Answered By: hailstorm-ga on 06 Jun 2005 00:13 PDT
Rated:3 out of 5 stars

Unfortunately, the answer to your question is No.

The following is the description of Notepad from the internal help:

"Notepad is a basic text editor that you can use to create simple
documents. The most common use for Notepad is to view or edit text
(.txt) files, but many users find Notepad a simple tool for creating
Web pages.

Because Notepad supports only very basic formatting, you cannot
accidentally save special formatting in documents that need to remain
pure text. This is especially useful when creating HTML documents for
a Web page because special characters or other formatting may not
appear in your published Web page or may even cause errors.

You can save your Notepad files as Unicode, ANSI, UTF-8, or big-endian
Unicode. These formats provide you greater flexibility when working
with documents that use different character sets."

Windows also comes with a slightly more advanced editor called
Wordpad.  Unfortunately, this also does not have built in
spellchecking functionality.

If your computer came installed with Microsoft Office, or singularly
with Microsoft Word, this is the best option you have available for a
pre-installed spellchecking solution.  Of course, there is a large
variety of third-party editors with spellchecking capabilities for the
Windows 95/98 platform, many of them free of cost.  For more
information, please view the results of the following query:

vaac-ga rated this answer:3 out of 5 stars
Useful informtion, thanks

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