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Authored by: Pierre Igot on Oct 05, '04 09:37:28PM

I concur. Spell Catcher X is by far the best tool for this kind of thing. I am also a devoted LaunchBar user, but there is no way that I could use it for intensive shorthand use the way I use Spell Catcher. You need to a tool that can expand abbreviations automatically as you type, without having to invoke a list of entries or use a special keyboard shortcut.

As for TypeIt4Me, I have never used it in Mac OS X, but what I can say is that Spell Catcher X doesn't suffer from the problems described by Ether in TypeIt4Me. It performs very well and actually helps with the annoying stalling problems in Word X/Word 2004!

Spell Catcher also provides lots of additional functionality, such as support for multiple languages, automatic punctuation, autocompletion with Address Book data, etc.

Simply put, no one using Mac OS X for writing should be without it -- unless you actually enjoy typing out stuff in full over and over again, that is :).



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