Evan Gross, the developer, points out in the comments that this isn’t really a Spell Catcher X annoyance, it’s a Mail annoyance. Quite so. Sloppy writing on my part. I’ve swapped the headline around and put the real culprit in front.
While I love the features that Spell Catcher X offers and the way it helps me work more efficently, one thing about the way it interacts with
Due to a WebKit bug, a glossary completion (stored text snippets that you can insert with a user-defined abbreviation) in a
So typing hw and hitting the space key does not produce http://www.hawkwings.net as hoped, but the rather mangled hwhttp://www.hawkwings.net.
This only happens in Mail 2.0 and Pages. In every other app Spell Catcher X works great.
Luckily, there is a fix.
Open up Spell Catcher X’s Preferences. Select Mail.app from the drawer on the right to create a custom setting. Then uncheck the “Make Replacements Directly” checkbox. Close. Done.
[Via Pierre Igot's Betalogue]
- Betalogue on text replacement in Mail.app
- Spell Catcher X Lite: Faster, cleaner, cheaper typing and snippets
- Spell Catcher X: Typos, snippets, formatting …
- Spell Catcher X 10.2.2b3
- RapidoWrite: Accelerate your typing
Tags: Apple Mail, mail.app