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Write an "Instructable" not an "Intractable" Answered

Who can figure out how to prevent auto-correct from changing the word "instructable" to "intractable"?

I know there are funnier auto-correct fails, but this one is seriously annoying. 

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lgooms
lgooms

5 years ago

I fixed my Instructable autocorrect problem by right clicking the word and selecting "learn spelling"

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theredbryophyte
theredbryophyte

Reply 5 years ago

Exactly what I did - doesn't autocorrect it now.

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Downunder35m
Downunder35m

5 years ago

Hmm, I never had that problem, what editor are you using?
If I write Instructable it just stays Instructable....

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belsey
belsey

Reply 5 years ago

I use Safari... and just the standard editor on the website. Auto-correct attacks the word "instructable" in comments or in the editor. And my phone hates the word too.

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Downunder35m
Downunder35m

Reply 5 years ago

Then the easiest fix would be to disable the auto correct or to use a different browser.
It's not a problem of the website itself.

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belsey
belsey

Reply 5 years ago

I figured it wasn't a problem with the site... but besides this one word I generally like auto-correct. I also like Safari. I wish there was a way to add it to my personal dictionary. You can do that in word processing programs, but apparently not systemwide. Thanks for the suggestion though, I hadn't realized I could turn off auto-correct.

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Downunder35m
Downunder35m

Reply 5 years ago

Maybe this can help to change the dictionary..

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belsey
belsey

Reply 5 years ago

Instructable. Yay!!! That worked! Thank you so much! It probably won't help when I'm on my phone, but I don't usually write on Instructables that way, so it's no big deal.

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Downunder35m
Downunder35m

Reply 5 years ago

It should work on the phone too, if not check what dictionary is used, the one for the browser or the one for the phone in general.
Both can be edited, just ask Google about your phone / browser model and add "modify dictionary" ;)

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JamesRPatrick
JamesRPatrick

Reply 5 years ago

Add "Instructable" to your list of contacts.

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belsey
belsey

Reply 5 years ago

That's a great idea... then it should work on the phone too. Thanks!