Word Services and NotePad Deluxe

Word Services

With NotePad Deluxe 2.0 and later you can add word services to increase the program functionality. The most common service is - of course - spellchecking. Excalibur is a nice, freeware spellchecker for Mac. It also handles LaTeX syntax.

Download Excalibur and attributes

Excalibur:  
Excalibur-4.0.hqx
(1034 kB, PPC) Includes American English standard dictionary with 162 459 words. Now optimized and works great with OSX!
Excalibur_2.6.sit.hqx (1152 kB, PPC/68k) For old Macs and systems

Dictionaries:  
British-2.2.hqx British English dictionary with 113 255 entries
German-2.1.hqx German dictionary with 210 000 entries and the new orthography
Swedish.hqx Swedish dictionary with 122 845 entries
Other dictionaries The complete Excalibur dictionaries ftp archive

Special:  
Atomic-Elements.sit.hqx Shorts for the elements; Au, Fe, He etc.

If you have problems with the links above there probably is a new version released. Go look for it at the Excalibur site, and tell us about it. Dictionaries other than those selected in the list above can be found at the dictionaries ftp archive.

Links to other services and more info can be found at the Word Services web site.