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The spell check box is ticked in options , but still dosn't work , why?

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I have just downloaded fire fox on to my new computer, and although the spell check box is ticked in the options menu , I can't get spell check to work, can anyone help me?

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Not all locales come with a dictionary installed for licensing reasons. If you do not have the en-US locale then check that you have a dictionary installed (Tools > Add-ons > Extensions) and selected.

You can see which dictionary is selected if you right-click in a text area and open the Languages submenu. Also make sure that [[X]"Check Spelling" in the right-click context menu has a tick. You can also try to toggle the "Check Spelling" item off and on again.

See http://kb.mozillazine.org/Spell_checking and How do I use the Firefox spell checker? See also http://kb.mozillazine.org/Dictionaries

You can look here for more dictionaries: https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/browse/type:3