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Detextive is a fast windows application which examines the contents of a textfile and then produces another file (in *.txt or html format) with detailed information on the characters, words etc. of the examined file.
This is good for complementary proofreading - go through the produced wordlist without being distracted by the message. Also, the textmass one has to read in order to spot errors in this way is - with for example a diverse text of about 125 A4 pages - reduced with a factor of eight because all correct instances of a particular word are collected into one word list entry (with the number of occurences displayed next to it); and likely, you will then have possible mispelled versions appearing nearby. As texts become even
larger, that factor will rise to your benefit, as vocabulary growth normally levels out.
Only basic text files of '*.txt' format are examined, but usually one can just select (all) &
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