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When spell check underlines a word as misspelled, it doesn't offer any spelling options, it just underlines the word. How do I fix this?
I have Windows 7 and Firefox 10.0
Firefox spell check. Sometimes it checks, sometimes it doesn't work at all. However, even when I get the squiggly red line under a misspelled word, I am never offered spelling options, I just get the red line. I have 'check spelling as I type' selected in tools, options, advanced, general. So, how can I ensure that spell check always checks for errors, and that it starts offering me suggestions for correcting the spelling?
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The option to check spelling toggles spell check on and off.
Try right clicking the underlined word and using the options available then. As standard I do not think Firefox offers an automatic spell check option that presents options over the entire document/field for each misspelled word in turn, it does however allow you to use a personal dictionary and add words to that.
Do you have a dictionary installed and selected?
- You can see which dictionary is selected if you right-click in a text area and open the Languages submenu.
- Open the "Add Dictionaries" link to install a dictionary if you do not have one.
- Make sure that [X] "Check Spelling" in the right-click context menu is check-marked.
You can enable or disable spell checking globally:
- Tools > Options > Advanced : General: Browsing: "Check my spelling as I type"
You can look here for dictionaries: