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Entered text is showing red squiggles

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I've noticed that for a number of websites recently (eg. GMail, Twitter) that all the text I'm entering is getting red squigglies (as if there's a spelling error).

I have two dictionaries installed and do have spelling enabled. If I toggle spell-checking off, then the squiggles go away.

This has only started happening in the last few days/week. Previously the spell checking would work as expected.

I'm running Firefox 87.0 (64-bit) on Windows.

(Interestingly the form I'm typing this question in doesn't display the problem)

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Ended up reverting back to the other (older) Australian English dictionary. Working now.

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Try the other dictionary and see what happens.

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FredMcD said

Try the other dictionary and see what happens.

That does make the squigglies go away.. but not sure I want to deal with US spellings

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Make sure to remove it first.

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Ended up reverting back to the other (older) Australian English dictionary. Working now.

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That was very good work. Well Done.

Make sure you report the issue.

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