Re: Easiest Way of Proof Reading in Word

Yes, this is part of grammarcheck.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Yardbird" <yardbird@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, July 27, 2005 8:16 AM
Subject: Re: Easiest Way of Proof Reading in Word


> Hi,
> Which function of Word are you talking about that reviews a documen and
> calls your attention to things like accidental extra spaces between words?
> Is this a feature of the grammar checking program?
>
> Thanks.
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Judith Bron" <jbron@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Wednesday, July 27, 2005 7:02 AM
> Subject: Re: Easiest Way of Proof Reading in Word
>
>
> I hav always done it with two spaces following a period.  Yesterday I
> checked a large document and Word ignored those "extra" spaces but pointed
> out other cases where there was an extra space between words.  I guess that
> you can space twice after a period or, as Jerry pointed out, space only once
> and Word will accept both as acceptable.  Judith
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Angel" <angel238@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Wednesday, July 27, 2005 6:18 AM
> Subject: Re: Easiest Way of Proof Reading in Word
>
>
> > Is there a rule that says double spacing at the end of sentences is wrong.
> > I have always done this  Are there rules?  Will word say you are wrong for
> > double spacing before sentences.
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "G.W. Cox" <gwcox2@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> > To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Tuesday, July 26, 2005 1:30 PM
> > Subject: Re: Easiest Way of Proof Reading in Word
> >
> >
> > > Wrong on No. 3. Double spacing after a period at the end of a sentence
> > > went out with the typewriter.
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Edward Marquette" <emarquette@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > Sent: Tuesday, July 26, 2005 3:11 AM
> > > Subject: Easiest Way of Proof Reading in Word
> > >
> > >
> > > Here are some tips that actually work.
> > > 1.  If you turn on spell-check as you type, Word, even with tons of
> > > memory, will sometimes give you an out of memory error.  Plus, on all
> > > but rocket fast machines, it slows down Word with JAWS running.
> > > 2.  Control Plus Shift plus E does not bring up a dialog box with a list
> > > of errors, but then I don't have spell-check as you type turned on.  On
> > > my system, control plus shift plus E turns track changes on and off in
> > > Word, a function I'm required to use often.  So, that hot key choice was
> > > unfortunate -- if the post was correct on that point.
> > > 3.  Always, always put two spaces between a period (and the like) and
> > > the next sentence.  Word generally will capitalize the first letter of
> > > the sentence.  I've never had a problem.
> > > 4.  In Configuration Manager for JAWS, while inside Word, go to text
> > > processing, check "read with character, word, and line."  That way, as
> > > you read line-by-line through a document, you will hear capitalization.
> > > 5. When in Word, press JAWS key plus the letter V.  Near the bottom of
> > > the list, there are a couple of capitalization options.  Turn them on.
> > > One is "say caps during say all."  I canot remember the other.
> > > 6.  If you don't hear the pitch different for capital letters, either go
> > > back to "voices" in the JAWS menu (JAWS key plus J) and increase the
> > > pitch differential for upper case.  In the alternative, have JAWS say
> > > "cap" for capital letters.
> > > 7.  Press alt plus insert plus S.  Pick one of the proof reading schemes
> > > and, at least initially, turn on training mode.
> > > 8.  For words you know you frequently screw up, you can go to autotext
> > > (in the Word tools menu).  There, you can enter NO in solid caps,
> > > putting the replacement word in lower case and upper case combined.
> > > 9.  You could also use the JAWS dictionary.  When on NO (solid caps),
> > > press JAWS key plus D.  Add this word to the dictionary.  To alert you,
> > > type in something like "no in solid caps."   That's what JAWS will say
> > > whenever you type "NO" in solid caps.
> > > You don't have to do all of the above.  Some will be more to your liking
> > > than others.
> > > I wouldn't turn on the Word grammar checker if my life depended upon it.
> > > Good luck.
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