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Lesson 4. Introduction to Mac OS X Appli... > Complete your word automatically

Complete your word automatically

The Complete command in the Edit menu pops up a menu of possible completions for an unfinished word, as shown below. The list learns new words—type a word once, then next time you start to type it, that word appears in the list. Frequently used words appear at the top.

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Start to type a word that you're not sure how to spell or one that is long and you don't want to type the whole thing.

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From the Edit menu, choose “Complete,” or press Option Escape. A menu like the one shown below will appear. Either double-click on the word you want, or use the Down arrow key to select a word and then hit Return.

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