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Google, Microsoft Work Together To Improve Spellcheck In Chrome, Edge Browsers

There are not too many times someone can say Microsoft and Google have worked together for the betterment of the industry and consumers, but it seems to be happening more often lately. The latest discovery points to improvements in spellcheck on Chrome and Edge, perhaps that because the two browsers are built on Chromium. The latest versions of Chrome and Edge are now powered by the built-in Windows Spellcheck feature rather than the previous Hunspell open source implementation. The Verge reports that the change means spellcheck within Chrome and Edge will now have better support for URLs, acronyms, email addresses, and an improved shared custom dictionary.

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