Knowledgebase : WhiteSmoke Common Grammer Issues
WhiteSmoke does correct compound words. For example, WhiteSmoke will correct 'highschool' into 'high school' as well as differentiate between a compound noun and a verb, such as: pickup and pick up. 'I pickup my car from the garage' will be correcte...
WhiteSmoke deals with grammatical structures of sentences and not with their semantic meaning. Therefore, WhiteSmoke does not detect the mistake in the sentence "I am failed". am/is/are + v3 is a grammatically correct structure (i.e. The sandwich is ea...
Please know that at WhiteSmoke 2011+ does not detect dangling modifiers. However, our development team is working with the issue, and we hope we can deliver such detection and correction capabilities in future versions.
If a sentence is detected as being fragmented, WhiteSmoke will come up with the 'incomplete sentence' message, but it will not offer corrections. * You should know that this option is almost technically impossible since the program doesn't "know" what...
WhiteSmoke cannot detect all errors. Errors made on purpose are fundamentally different to ones that occur in the natural flow of writing. Thus, for example, WhiteSmoke will not offer relevant corrections for extreme spelling mistakes (xhdlsdsdley), no...
If you believe that WhiteSmoke did not detect an error but should have, we encourage you to send us an example of a non corrected sentence. We recently added a new feature where users can report to us about missing grammar corrections. If you clicked...
Please note that WhiteSmoke grammar and spelling features are currently offered only in English. However, WhiteSmoke 2018 offers a dictionary and translator in more than 60 different languages.
Please note that WhiteSmoke 2012 does not check the text as it is written but only when you click the "Check button" or press the F2 button. This is done so WhiteSmoke can examine the text you write as a whole grammatical unit and not on a word basi...