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Help a technophobe use his IPad better :(


Technology


Paizo Superscriber; Pathfinder Battles Case Subscriber; Pathfinder Deluxe Comics Subscriber

Is there anyway to stop my iPad doing that stupid autocorrect thing when it thinks I've mistyped something? Or perhaps even better, to add things to its dictionary?

It always assumes I mean rofl when I type rotrl. Similarly Paizo becomes anything from patio to pairing, (apparently depending on context).

For a while it seemed to have learnt some of my commonly used terms, but since the last update it doesn't seem to remember them any more. :(


Settings->General->Keyboard

Turn off auto-correct.

It does learn things as you type though. If you 'misspell' a word on purpose, then tap the correction bubble to cancel it, and repeat the process several times the word gets added to the dictionary. Unfortunately it's not a predictive learning process, so you have to continue doing it for plurals, possessives and the like. I don't know how many cancelled corrections it takes, maybe 4-5?

You can also create shortcuts, so you could make RotRL (mine actually autocorrects to that because I've typed it so many times), be a short cut for 'Rise of the Rune Lords'.


Paizo Superscriber; Pathfinder Battles Case Subscriber; Pathfinder Deluxe Comics Subscriber

Paizo. Rotrl erik

Awesome, thanks. :)

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