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    Word Completion

    I'm using an IPAQ with Pocket PC 4.20.0. Does anyone know how to change the word items in Word Completion. I've added (by mistake) misspelled words that I'd like to get out of there. Any ideas? <img src=/S/brickwall.gif border=0 alt=brickwall width=25 height=15>

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    Re: Word Completion

    The user directory is "custom.dic" in the Windows folder (same as the desktop app). It's a text file but if you have the standard PocketPC set-up you may find it difficult to edit.

    PocketWord won't see it as it has a ".DIC" extension. If you find it using FileExplorer it won
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    Re: Word Completion

    Thanks, Keith for the info. Sorry for the delay in responding; I've been sick. I don't understand....why would any decent programmer create a custom file that cant' be easily edited? This makes no sense to me.

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    Re: Word Completion

    <hr>I don't understand....why would any decent programmer create a custom file that cant' be easily edited? This makes no sense to me.<hr>
    I suspect they "dumbed down" File Explorer to make it "easier" to use. As well as not being able to Associate a file with an app, you can't turn on (display) it's extension ( custom.dic appears as custom ), you can't adjust column widths, etc. Likewise, PocketWord seems to have the "we know what's best" interface (if I'd wanted a Mac I would have got one <img src=/S/sick.gif border=0 alt=sick width=15 height=15> )

    I would recomend the <img src=/S/free.gif border=0 alt=free width=30 height=15> file utility Total Commander http://www.ghisler.com/pocketpc.htm
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    Re: Word Completion

    I'll give it a try. Thanks.

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