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Re-enable the AppleWorks user spelling dictionary
Authored by: JoelFarris on Apr 06, '05 09:29:14AM

OK, this hint plain rocks! I had recently been forced to begin using Word because my Appleworks proggie no longer had a spell check dictionary that I could customize. Imagine my anguish when I realized one day that I would have to begin converting ALL my documents into Word formatting.

Having read this hint and sucessfully applied it, I must pat the author on the back for "randomly noodling around with a Mac". I'm sure glad you found this out and then posted the solution here.

I'd like to add another small bit of info about Appleworks for those of you who still use it and have found this hint. Version 6.2.9 now supports scroll wheel mice! I found this out quite by accident while poking around in the members section on my iDisk and discovering the newer version just sitting there. It seems that Apple released a point fix that flew right under the RADAR.

I downloaded it, installed it, and now I won't miss Word with its scroll wheel support and user dictionary because Appleworks works again!

Joel Farris
"and that's the way it oughta be!"

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