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Sunday, February 14, 2010

Microsoft Mot

Just a short irritated post from one who is suffering the hell that is Microsoft Word. I'm pouring a conference paper into a template provided by the organisers, who are in France. The template seems to have brought with it a French spell checker. So just after I have typed a word, it changes it to the nearest equivalent in its French dictionary, or in the case of the word 'bélong', its Franglais dictionary.

1 comment:

  1. Auto correction is deadly. Judith is currently de-Anglicizing the French in War & Peace, which was typed into an English-spelling Word document by an unwary translator ...

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