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Language Pack Problem of the Store Version

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It seems like the Language Packs aren't working in the Store Version. I switched from the normal App to the Store Version and since then I can't use another Language Pack, even if they are installed and activated as Addons. The only language correction I can use is the default US-English.

It seems like the Language Packs aren't working in the Store Version. I switched from the normal App to the Store Version and since then I can't use another Language Pack, even if they are installed and activated as Addons. The only language correction I can use is the default US-English.

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Waxel said

Sorry that I was unprecipice. I meant that I can't use another language for the spell checker. The Language Packs are installed and I can see them at the Addon Page, but I can't see or pick them at the Spell Checker selection. Also a reinstall of the Addon or the Firefox Windows Store Version don't help. However I can use the language packs to change the language of the User interface of Firefox. So it seems to be a problem of the spell checker.

When you want to look up the spelling of a word, would you look in a Dictionary or a book that is for say French to English.

The Spell checker uses the Dictionary and not the Language Packs. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-do-i-use-firefox-spell-checker

How to use the Language Packs. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/use-firefox-another-language

Right-click the Post a Reply box > and below Check Spelling there is Languages > Add Dictionaries which should lead you to https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/language-tools/ and on top of page is

Installing a dictionary add-on will add a new language option to your spell-checker, which checks your spelling as you type in Firefox. Language packs change your browser’s interface language, including menu options and settings.
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Where did you get this 'Store Version' ?

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That is likely about the Microsoft Store that provides trusted applications like Google Play for Android.

I don't know if there are restrictions on installing add-ons in this special version.

How are you installing this language pack ? Does it show under "Add-ons -> Languages" ?

Note that you shouldn't confuse a language pack (translates labels for the user interface) with a spell check dictionary.

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cor-el schrieb

That is likely about the Microsoft Store that provides trusted applications like Google Play for Android. I don't know if there are restrictions on installing add-ons in this special version. How are you installing this language pack ? Does it show under "Add-ons -> Languages" ? Note that you shouldn't confuse a language pack (translates labels for the user interface) with a spell check dictionary.

Sorry that I was unprecipice. I meant that I can't use another language for the spell checker. The Language Packs are installed and I can see them at the Addon Page, but I can't see or pick them at the Spell Checker selection. Also a reinstall of the Addon or the Firefox Windows Store Version don't help. However I can use the language packs to change the language of the User interface of Firefox. So it seems to be a problem of the spell checker.

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FredMcD schrieb

Where did you get this 'Store Version' ?

I meant the newly released Firefox from the Windows Store.

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Waxel said

Sorry that I was unprecipice. I meant that I can't use another language for the spell checker. The Language Packs are installed and I can see them at the Addon Page, but I can't see or pick them at the Spell Checker selection. Also a reinstall of the Addon or the Firefox Windows Store Version don't help. However I can use the language packs to change the language of the User interface of Firefox. So it seems to be a problem of the spell checker.

When you want to look up the spelling of a word, would you look in a Dictionary or a book that is for say French to English.

The Spell checker uses the Dictionary and not the Language Packs. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-do-i-use-firefox-spell-checker

How to use the Language Packs. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/use-firefox-another-language

Right-click the Post a Reply box > and below Check Spelling there is Languages > Add Dictionaries which should lead you to https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/language-tools/ and on top of page is

Installing a dictionary add-on will add a new language option to your spell-checker, which checks your spelling as you type in Firefox. Language packs change your browser’s interface language, including menu options and settings.