CityDesk has a built-in spell checker you can use to proofread your English text.
Now, if you've never used a computerized spell checker, there is one important thing you ought to know. The only thing the spell checker can do is find words that aren't in its built-in dictionary. So it will complain if you write "complane," but it won't care if you wrote "rote" when you meant "wrote." (And, like me, it has no clue about whether to use desert or dessert. It will think they're both just fine, even if it implies that you're topping off a fine meal by eating some sand).
Still, it's better than nothing. And you can add words that you use (like "nuther," as in, "I wish I had a nuther brother") to your personal custom dictionary, so it won't complain about them all the time.
To check spelling in an article:
Choose Tools » Check Spelling or press F7.
CityDesk searches for misspelled words. When it finds one, it will give you a list of suggested spellings. You have the following options:
Click Ignore to keep the word as-is. It's wrong, but you love it anyway.
Click Ignore All to keep the word as-is, and never bother you about that particular misspelling again during this spell check.
Choose one of the suggestions and click Change to correct the spelling.
Choose one of the suggestions and click Change All to correct that spelling mistake everywhere during this spell check.
Type your own corrected spelling and click Change or Change All if the correct spelling isn't in the suggestion list.
Choose Add if the spelling is correct, and you want to add it to your personal dictionary so that it will always be understood as correct.
Choose Undo to undo the last change or changes you made to your document.
To configure the spell checker:
Choose Tools » Check Spelling.
Click Dictionaries to provide your own set of custom words and behaviors for the spell-checker. For example, using a dictionary, you could set up the spell checker to always replace red socks with Red Sox if that's the kind of mistake you make a lot.
Click Options to customize the behavior of the spell checker. Try this as a last resort if you find that the spell checker is constantly doing annoying things.
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