Correcting mis-spelt words

Discussion in 'iPad Help' started by windsorjohn, Sep 27, 2011.

  1. windsorjohn

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    Can anyone help me please, how can I correct a mis-spelt word when I type an email on my iPad and don't realise until the end of the word that I have made a mistake in that word. In MS Word I would normally use the back arrow but the iPad keyboard doesn't seem to have this facility, or does it?

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  2. Gabriel1

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    Touch the word and hold, a magnifying bubble will come up with a cursor, use this to place the cursor at the right point in the word then use the delete key (top right of keyboard, White x on a black arrow)......hope that helps.
     
  3. Tim SPRACKLEN

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    Do you have autocorrect switched on, too, in 'Settings'? That will correct most misspelt words. You can, by a workaround, add your own 'specialist' words too.

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  4. windsorjohn

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    Thank you both for your very quick replies, I am learning something new about my iPad daily.
     
  5. Tim SPRACKLEN

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    I do, too. If you need to enter your 'own' words into the autocorrect dictionary a Member found a 'workaround'. He noticed that entries in the Contacts database are never 'autocorrected'. So he suggested, and it works fine, put 'special' words - technical or business terms etc - into the Contacts database as 'spurious' contacts. It works just fine!!

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