The Mac’s “Complete” feature—available in a bunch of programs, like TextEdit, Pages, and Mail—can be helpful if you’re not sure how to spell a word and would like suggestions on it. In today’s article, we’ll go over how to use this and how it differs from the normal autocorrect feature!
Like many modern apps, Microsoft Word will, by default, check your spelling and grammar as you type. This real-time spell checking can be helpful for correcting mistakes as you make them, but some users find the spelling and grammar alerts distracting and would rather focus on their words and crafting their story instead of nitpicking over minor spelling errors. Here’s how you can turn off real-time spell checking in Microsoft Word, while still having the ability to perform a spell check manually as needed.