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Spellcheck Acting Strange

Hello. I'm experiencing some strangeness with the spellcheck on Firefox and would like to know if anyone can help. I often seem to mistype "don't" as "don;t." Same with "… (read more)

Hello.

I'm experiencing some strangeness with the spellcheck on Firefox and would like to know if anyone can help.

I often seem to mistype "don't" as "don;t." Same with "won't." Firefox does not mark these as incorrect. But if I type "shouldn;t" or "couldn;t" I get a red underline.

Is there something I can edit to get those words with a semicolon to be marked as misspelled?

I'm using FF 91 on Win 7. But it's been this way for a long time, many different versions.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

Asked by boyodiguwu 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

Spell Check Not Working

layout.spellcheckDefault is set to 1 The "check your spelling as you type" check box is checked. I have an English (GB) language pack add on installed. When I left right … (read more)

layout.spellcheckDefault is set to 1 The "check your spelling as you type" check box is checked. I have an English (GB) language pack add on installed. When I left right click in a multiline text entry box, there's no option to select languages.

Asked by eugbug1 2 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 months ago

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English language

I was changing my language setting in Firefox (only) from English (US) to English (UK)(the only other option was English-Canada) as I am in Australia and we use the Unite… (read more)

I was changing my language setting in Firefox (only) from English (US) to English (UK)(the only other option was English-Canada) as I am in Australia and we use the United Kingdom spelling anyway. Within Firefox itself (not emails or off site pages) it STILL insists that COLOUR is spelt wrong & it allows me to spell NITE (not day) incorrectly. i have an Oxford dictionary in front of me & can reference a WEBSTERS all day long. There are many, many countries that have English as their primary language, Ghana is one & some South Pacific Islands (now the French have buggered off) The Seychelles off Africa have English as their official language & you can bet 'they' would have odd spellings. So no English (Australian) that's why the word Galah doesn't even get a look in. A Galah, by the way, is a VERY common Australian bird & in anyone's language. I'm guessing there is NO American word for Cockatoo too. I will have to look that up in my Funk & Wagnalls. Funk & Wagnalls was an American publisher known for its reference works, including A Standard Dictionary of the English Language, and the Funk & Wagnalls Standard (reference Wikipedia). Well, well, not only Webster trying ton undermine (Bastardize) (its actually S not a Z) standard English but Fucken Wagnall was in on it too!

Anneeeway just a heads up. using Firefox Browser (64-bit) on a Windows 7 Ultimate (Service Pack 1) I guess support for Win7 will be gone soon anyway Microsoft will see to that.

Looking for a suitable LINUX replacement. Thanks, bye.

Asked by Gronk 2 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 months ago

Browser Dictionary Needs Some Real Help

Firefox's onboard spellchecker needs to go back to college, or probably high school! Every day I have several words with the dotted underline, telling me they're not wor… (read more)

Firefox's onboard spellchecker needs to go back to college, or probably high school! Every day I have several words with the dotted underline, telling me they're not words, or not spelled correctly. However, when checking the dictionary, I confirm that the spell-check feature is wrong, and I am correct! I don't want to disable it completely, as it does let me know when I've made a typo, which I can quickly correct, but it's a pain in the butt to keep having it say something's wrong with a word, and there's not... I honestly can't believe it can be that hard to use a source that's accurate, when it's something on everyone's screen that uses Firefox...

Asked by StevenCee 5 months ago

Last reply by StevenCee 5 months ago

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Spell checker doesnt work

I have two issues with spell checker. 1. It doesnt appear to work on some sites i.e Reddit or even this site as I type 2. When it does work, Google, I don't appear to get… (read more)

I have two issues with spell checker.

1. It doesnt appear to work on some sites i.e Reddit or even this site as I type

2. When it does work, Google, I don't appear to get an option to select the recommended word

  • I am using FF Version 82.0.3
  • Spell checker is enabled
  • Language pack is installed
  • layout.spellcheckDefault is set to 1

Asked by spleecheckre 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago