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Can the letter ö be counted as a typo in portuguese?

Hi, it's just a small request. Often in the mobile app I'll accidentally enter ö instead of õ and not realise because the letters are small. Instead of being counted as a typo it marks the entire thing wrong - presumably because ö does not belong to the portuguese alphabet. Can we have the checking adjusted to accommodate this? Cheers.

October 5, 2013

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[deactivated user]

    The ö (aka umlaut in German/diaeresis in Portuguese) actually does/did exist. I believe based on an agreement it is being removed from dictionaries, but the process of people not using it may take much longer. Unfortunately your typo makes the word have a completely different pronunciation and possibly be a different word, so i am unsure as to whether they will count it as a typo.

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