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Old 08-27-2015, 12:18 PM   #1
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Hi, I'm starting to use my Mac mini and I've found that when typing in my last name, it keeps auto correcting to something close, but obviously not a word.
It only does it when the option for auto fill pops up, and yes, the name is correct there. How do I delete that spelling from the auto correct dictionary?

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Old 08-27-2015, 12:26 PM   #2
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If you just keep typing it in and refusing the correction, it will learn that word is ok after a couple days.

Alternatively, you can open up the Mac App "Text Edit" and type your name in. It will underline your name to tell you it is spelled wrong... right click on it and hit "Learn Spelling" and it will add that word to your dictionary as an acceptable word.
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