Why some people still don’t think they need a spell checker

Why some people still don’t think they need a spell checker

When we first started this company some 20 years ago, we struggled. Still do. In the early years, we shrunk into a 2-person company, cramped in a one-room office. We weren’t sure where we could go from there. The biggest hurdle that we still can’t quite overcome is the false sense of infallibility in writers….

How to Use Grammar Checker in Chrome

How to Use Grammar Checker in Chrome

When we are writing a blog post or an article online, sometimes we make accidental mistakes, be it a typo, punctuation errors or grammatical errors. DewanEja11 saves you every time. Our DewanEja11 Chrome extension shows spelling and grammar proofing results for Malay language. I would like to share with you on how to use DewanEja11…

Could SMS language affect communication negatively?

Could SMS language affect communication negatively?

I recently read a viral post peppered with SMS language in Bahasa Melayu. I had a headache reading it. Here’s an excerpt: “Aku n family lepak mapley mlm td. Agak lambat jgak lah dlm 10.30 mcm tu. Baru habis soping barang/buku sekolah budaks. Dah singgah kedai faveret tp ada plak yg tak setuju kedai tu,…

How to Use Grammar Checker in MS Word
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How to Use Grammar Checker in MS Word

Just like the spell checker, DewanEja11 grammar checker integrates with MS Word and monitors your writing. However, it checks entire sentences, not just individual words. DewanEja11 analyzes them to see if they comply to Malay grammatical rules. If a sentence does not comply, the grammar checker will suggest the probability of an error. Given that…

How does our Malay grammar checker work?

How does our Malay grammar checker work?

Developing a grammar checker was a lot more harder than developing a speller. A spell checker needs only check the correct order of alphabets. Making a grammar checker work, on the other hand, requires knowledge of sentence structures, as well as the classification of each and every word in the lexicon. How should these words…

Why in the world did we make a Malay grammar checker?

Why in the world did we make a Malay grammar checker?

Years ago, back in 2008, we were asked the question: “Why isn’t there a grammar checker for Bahasa Melayu?” At that time, English grammar checker had existed for quite a while, initially pioneered by Microsoft. The tool has been integrated in MS Office, constantly monitoring what users type and highlight possible grammatical mistakes with a…