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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

2 years ago

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

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Downunder35m

2 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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belseyDownunder35m

Reply 2 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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Downunder35mbelsey

Reply 2 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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belseyDownunder35m

Reply 2 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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belseyDownunder35m

Reply 2 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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Downunder35mbelsey

Reply 2 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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belseyJamesRPatrick

Reply 2 years ago

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