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erroneous spelling in gmail now default, how to change?
When I type I make the same mistakes over and over. for instance I want to type " the" but it comes out "hte", I want to type "with" and it comes out " wiht". You get the picture. One day while correcting my "hte" to "the" I right clicked on the mouse and found a check spelling option on the drop down. Some how I changed "hte" to a real word and now there is no red line under it to help me see my error. I only have this problem in Gmail and as I checked into it I was told it was my browser. Currently as I look at what I just typed there are red lines under "wiht" and "Gmail" but not under "hte". I would love to be able to change "hte" back to a misspelled word so it has a red line under it and I can remedy the spelling. HELP!!!!
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Type about:config<enter> in the address bar. If a warning screen comes up, press the Be Careful button. At the top of the screen is a search bar.
Type: layout.spellcheckDefault Its values are; 0 Spell Checker Off 1 Check Only Multi-Line Input Boxes. 2 Check Multi And Single Line Input Boxes.
Also, check the spellchecker.dictionary entry.
GMail may also have a spell checker.
I did what you said but once I found the layout.spellcheckDefault and spellchecker.dictionary, I wasn't sure how to proceed. The values mentioned weren't obvious and I tried "modify" and all I can say is I am thankful for the reset button cause I didn't know what I was doing or had done. GMail has a spellchecker but you have to initiate it, it is not automatic.
What is the entry for spellchecker.dictionary ? Right click and select Copy, then Paste it here.
Set layout.spellcheckDefault to 2 Check Multi And Single Line Input Boxes.
spellchecker.dictionary is not showing now...weird it was earlier and I still have that red line so it must still be working. I didn't change any settings when I got in the first time. I changed this layout.spellcheckDefault to 2 but I don't see the boxes I need to check???
You can use any input box, including the reply box below.
spellchecker.dictionary is not showing now
What do you mean?
It didn't allow the download because of the source of the app however I found a spellcheck dictionary by searching for spellcheck...boolean type and it's value is true..whatever that means