Spell checking IN Mac

In a document of TextEdit with known spelling mistakes, trying to discover VO commands for:

  • Go to the window "spelling and grammar".
  • Navigate in the field within the window and button choices
  • Scroll down and select the substitution in the proposed list

From OS X 10.11.2 El Capitan - tries to help a blind friend who is familiar with VO _very_.

But none of us could find the right commands VO to substitute for misspelled words.

What do we lack?

Thank you for the kind help.


I don't have much experience with VO on OS X yet, but I've tried to understand. This is what I found worked for me.

Track 1:

First press: command;  to find the miss spelled the word (s)

Then: Caps lock, SHIFT + M - you will hear "a menu of X items". Use the arrow down to navigate in the menu. When you hear the desired replacement word, press Command-Option-space.

Track 2:

You can use Caps Lock - Shift - M to bring up a menu of anywhere in the document. When you do this, you should hear "menu of X items" use again the arrow down to navigate. The submenu of the spelling and the grammar is the 5th or 6th item on this list.

I found that I was able to use the standard commands of the VO in the window of the spelling and grammar (for me, it was lock shift and the arrow keys). Esc has worked to close the menu when I'm done with corrections.


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