Suggest words when entering text

Nov 21, 2009 - Leave a Comment

You can suggest words while entering text into many applications by simply hitting the Option+Escape keys while typing. Can’t remember how to spell a word but remember that it starts with a V? No problem, type V and then hit Option+Escape and a list of words will come up that start with V… check out the screenshot below for this word suggestion functionality in action within TextEdit.

escape key for word suggestions

This works in many Mac OS X apps, try the word suggestion tool out for yourself!

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Posted by: Paul Horowitz in How to, Mac OS X, Tips & Tricks

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