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Everything I type in Firefox is underlined with red squiggly lines. Right now,it only happens when I post comments/answers on the Quora.com website.

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The question covers it pretty well. This just started today.

The question covers it pretty well. This just started today.

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Don't ask me why,but I closed FF and when I reopened it,the problem was gone. I have always had spell check turned on,and have used the English dictionary forever. I appreciate you taking the time to consider my problem,however!

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FFus3r 50 solutions 757 answers
see this article https://support.mozilla.org/ar/kb/how-do-i-use-firefox-spell-checker
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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 sub menu. At least one dictionary should be installed and have a check mark to indicate that it is selected.

  • open the "Add Dictionaries" link to install a dictionary if you do not have one.

The spelling checker is enabled if [X] "Check Spelling" in the right-click context menu has a checkmark.

You can enable or disable spell checking globally:

  • Options/Preferences -> General: Browsing: "Check my spelling as I type"

You can look here for dictionaries:

Note that you need a dictionary and not a language pack that provides string translations for the user interface.

You can check the layout.spellcheckDefault pref on the about:config page.

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 sub menu. At least one dictionary should be installed and have a check mark to indicate that it is selected. *open the "Add Dictionaries" link to install a dictionary if you do not have one. The spelling checker is enabled if [X] "Check Spelling" in the right-click context menu has a checkmark. You can enable or disable spell checking globally: *Options/Preferences -> General: Browsing: "Check my spelling as I type" You can look here for dictionaries: *https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/language-tools/ Note that you need a dictionary and not a language pack that provides string translations for the user interface. You can check the layout.spellcheckDefault pref on the <b>about:config</b> page. *http://kb.mozillazine.org/layout.spellcheckDefault

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Don't ask me why,but I closed FF and when I reopened it,the problem was gone. I have always had spell check turned on,and have used the English dictionary forever. I appreciate you taking the time to consider my problem,however!

Don't ask me why,but I closed FF and when I reopened it,the problem was gone. I have always had spell check turned on,and have used the English dictionary forever. I appreciate you taking the time to consider my problem,however!