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    I use Grammarly to help me watch my spelling. I just switched from Google to Firefox and instead of showing me what word is wrong in the sentence, it now just underlies the word and spells it. Does that mean the word is spelled wrong are what? Paul

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    Re: Grammarly

    It is suggesting that it is wrong, but spellchecks are not always right.

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    Re: Grammarly

    Quote Originally Posted by Paul James View Post
    I use Grammarly to help me watch my spelling. I just switched from Google to Firefox and instead of showing me what word is wrong in the sentence, it now just underlies underlines the word and spells it. Does that mean the word is spelled wrong are or what? Paul
    As you can see from my corrections above, the problem with spellcheckers is that they only underline words that don't exist. As long as the word you write is in its database, it assumes it is correct. In your post, you used the words "underlies" and "are" - of course, both of those words exist so the spellchecker won't have flagged them up. However, neither of them was the correct word.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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