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I have just now added a few language packs to Firefox, but they aren't functioning when I click on "select language" in Facebook f.ex.

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I have added 2 language packs to Firefox. Norwegian and Spanish. The site says they're installed but, they are not functioning. I've rebooted my MacBook twice now, thinking that a reboot was what I needed, but to no avail. When I go back to the language selection site and click on the languages in question, I am asked if I want to remove the selected languages. I live in Norway, speak Norwegian, US English and Spain's Spanish but, the only I get when I try to change is US English. Thanks in advance for your help Regards, Kjell Torgersen

I have added 2 language packs to Firefox. Norwegian and Spanish. The site says they're installed but, they are not functioning. I've rebooted my MacBook twice now, thinking that a reboot was what I needed, but to no avail. When I go back to the language selection site and click on the languages in question, I am asked if I want to remove the selected languages. I live in Norway, speak Norwegian, US English and Spain's Spanish but, the only I get when I try to change is US English. Thanks in advance for your help Regards, Kjell Torgersen

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Hello Kjell,

I may be completely wrong, but could it be that you installed these language packs to use with the Spellchecker  ?

In that case you don't want language packs, but dictionaries :

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/language-tools/

Also see : https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-do-i-use-firefox-spell-checker#w_adding-dictionaries

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Chosen Solution

Hello Kjell,

I may be completely wrong, but could it be that you installed these language packs to use with the Spellchecker  ?

In that case you don't want language packs, but dictionaries :

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/language-tools/

Also see : https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-do-i-use-firefox-spell-checker#w_adding-dictionaries

Hello Kjell, I may be completely wrong, but could it be that you installed these language packs to use with the Spellchecker ? In that case you don't want language packs, but dictionaries : https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/language-tools/ Also see : https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-do-i-use-firefox-spell-checker#w_adding-dictionaries

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Hi

Thank you very much for your tip. It actually worked.

Kind Regards, Kjell Torgersen

Hi Thank you very much for your tip. It actually worked. Kind Regards, Kjell Torgersen
McCoy
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My pleasure, Kjell - have a nice day  !

My pleasure, Kjell - have a nice day !