Using the new thesaurus


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Using the new thesaurus

Mac OS 10.6 Snow Leopard includes the Oxford American Writer's Thesaurus second edition, which is an updated version of the Thesaurus previously found in Leopard. As before, you can access the Thesaurus by opening the Dictionary application from your Applications folder, and then selecting Thesaurus. Some of the new features of the Thesaurus include tips to help you understand the difference between easily confused words. For example, if I type 'affect,' not only do I get a list of synonyms for affect, but at the bottom I also get an in-depth explanation of the difference between affect and effect.

Similarly, if I type the word 'who,' I get a Usage note on when to use 'who' and when to use 'whom.' Or let's type the word 'stunning.' Again, I get several synonyms for the word, but we also see a Word Note here, which in this case warns us against the overuse of this word when describing something that's just very good. These Word Notes as you...

Using the new thesaurus
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Using the new thesaurus provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Garrick Chow as part of the Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard New Features

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