Do spell checkers check punctuation?


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Most spell checkers check for punctuation errors in addition to spelling errors. Word processing software, such as Word and Pages, have built-in spelling and grammar check tools that also check punctuation. Free software to check punctuation is also available online from websites such as Ginger Software and After The Deadline.

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Do spell checkers check punctuation?
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Open Office software does not include a built-in grammar checker to correct punctuation errors, but an extension called Language Tool can be downloaded as an add-on to check punctuation. Ginger Software offers a free downloadable extension to check punctuation. After The Deadline offers a free download that checks for punctuation errors, and it offers a free demonstration for the user to determine if the tool meets her needs.

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