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Multiple language spellcheck

Hello! I am multilingual and write in multiple different languages, and the red markings from spellcheck underneath non-English sentences get annoying when they are so fr… (funda kabanzi)

Hello!

I am multilingual and write in multiple different languages, and the red markings from spellcheck underneath non-English sentences get annoying when they are so frequent. I understand that I can install multiple dictionaries, but that does not allow me to use more than one language's spellcheck at a time.

Is it possible to activate 2+ language dictionaries in Firefox?

Thanks for the help, Sylvan

Asked by Sylvan 10 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by cor-el 5 izinyanga ezidlule

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Spell check only works half the time.

Something changed a couple months ago where Firefox's spell check began only catching about half of my typos. Over the last 15 years I have become used to my browser prov… (funda kabanzi)

Something changed a couple months ago where Firefox's spell check began only catching about half of my typos. Over the last 15 years I have become used to my browser providing spell checking services, looking for the little red lines to point out my mistakes, so now that this feature has stopped working reliably I am constantly submitting items with embarrassing typos, having to go back and edit almost every single post I make after the fact. Is there any way to get this working properly again? Thanks.

Asked by VincentBrick 7 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by cor-el 7 izinyanga ezidlule

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Can't use the Spanish spellchecker in gmail

Hi I have the Mexican Spanish Language Pack, which I installed to use when typing/spellchecking messages (in Spanish of course) in gmail, but I can’t make it work. Right … (funda kabanzi)

Hi

I have the Mexican Spanish Language Pack, which I installed to use when typing/spellchecking messages (in Spanish of course) in gmail, but I can’t make it work. Right clicking in the Compose box in gmail still offers me English only.

My Firefox interface is in English and I don’t want to change it.

Thanks in advance

Asked by cizeter 10 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by Terry 10 izinyanga ezidlule

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Spell Check Notification Disappears on Backspace

So, I've come to realize that, over a recent PC upgrade, the red, squiggly underline on misspelled words disappears when the Backspace key is hit. I'm glad that Pocket ha… (funda kabanzi)

So, I've come to realize that, over a recent PC upgrade, the red, squiggly underline on misspelled words disappears when the Backspace key is hit. I'm glad that Pocket has reappeared on my home page, since I spent hours trying to find it a couple of years ago, unsuccessfully, after it disappeared, but now this spell check issue is a bit disconcerting. But now it appears that it only happens within Facebook ...there's a surprise. Nope, it's Messenger/Firefox only. Messenger/Edge works as it should (red squigglies remain, despite depressing Backspace), and the squigglies also remain within this text field. So it seems specific to Messenger/Firefox. Firefox (96.01)

Asked by mnjaskiw 10 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by FredMcD 10 izinyanga ezidlule

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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 "… (funda kabanzi)

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 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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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 … (funda kabanzi)

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 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by FredMcD 1 unyaka odlule

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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… (funda kabanzi)

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 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by FredMcD 1 unyaka odlule

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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… (funda kabanzi)

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 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by StevenCee 1 unyaka odlule

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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… (funda kabanzi)

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 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by cor-el 2 iminyaka edlule