How to Automatically Underline Autocorrected Words in macOS 14 Sonoma 

macOS Sonoma has come up with several pretty neat enhancements including the ability to automatically underline the auto-corrected words. This ensures you are able to spot the changes with ease and also revert them without any hassle. Whether you are a writer, a student, or a normal Joe, it’s surely going to win a thumbs up from you. That said, let’s find out how to automatically underline the autocorrected words in macOS 14 Sonoma on Mac.

Show or Hide Inline Predictive Text on Mac in macOS 14 Sonoma

Called the “Inline predictive text”, the feature works like a charm on Mac. From what I can tell, it can go a long way in reducing typos or common mistakes that tend to crop up every now and then. 

But do you know what’s the best part? Well, it’s designed to work with not only first-party apps but also third-party ones. So, whether you use Apple Notes, Pages, Safari, or Chrome, it will work accurately across your macOS device. Hence, you can make full use of this feature to avoid making mistakes

  • On your Mac, click on the Apple menu at the top left corner of the screen.
  • In the contextual menu that pops out, choose System Settings
Choose System Settings
  • In the System Settings menu, select Keyboard
  • Under the Text Input section, click on the Edit button. 
Click on the Edit button
  • Ensure that the All Input Sources tab at the top left is selected. 
  • Turn on the toggle next to “Show inline predictive text”.
  • Finally, click on the Done button at the bottom of the window to confirm the changes and you are good to go!
Automatically underline autocorrected words on Mac

From now onwards, macOS will automatically underline the auto-corrected words so that your eyes can easily check them out. As for compatibility, it works system-wide including Notes, Pages, Safari, and third-party apps. 

Hide Inline Predictive Text on Mac

Later, if you ever want to disable this feature for any personal reason, you can get it done with ease.

  • Head over to the Apple menu at the top-left corner of the screen and choose System Settings. 
  • In the sidebar, choose Keyboard -> click on Edit under the Text Input section. 
  • Select All Input Sources.
  • Now,  turn off the toggle next to “Show inline predictive text”.
  • Do not forget to click on the Done button to finish. 

Wrapping up…

Sonoma is touted to be a massive upgrade thanks largely to a good number of features such as Safari profiles, desktop widgets, Family Passwords, and more. Having given a long spin to all the new add-ons, I must say that it deserves the praise. 

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