Auto-complete w/ accent issue

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Toooldnottowrite
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Fri Mar 26, 2021 6:52 pm Post

Hello,
Having difficulty with auto-complete when the word to be completed has an accent over its first letter. Said word is never recognized. Any way to remedy this?
Many thanks.

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drmajorbob
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Fri Mar 26, 2021 6:59 pm Post

Toooldnottowrite wrote:Hello,
Having difficulty with auto-complete when the word to be completed has an accent over its first letter. Said word is never recognized. Any way to remedy this?
Many thanks.

I highly recommend TextExpander or a similar program. It contains snippets for accented words, among other things, and you can customize it to remember all sorts of things for you.
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Toooldnottowrite
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Fri Mar 26, 2021 8:49 pm Post

Thanks for the suggestion, Doc.
The functionality of Scrivener's auto-complete is adequate for my needs— with the exception of this one quirk re: accented initial-caps. Am hoping the LL team can improve upon this.

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gr
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Sat Mar 27, 2021 5:35 am Post

Scrivener's auto-complete function works for me with such words. The only trick in such cases is that you must hit a second letter to get any pop-up suggestions.

I wonder if you might instead be speaking about the auto-spell-correction function built into Mac OS? (In which, case, of course, Scrivener can't do anything about that.)

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