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Are there any spell-check plugins available for Internet Explorer?

I know that Chrome and Firefox have this built-in, but I wondered if anything similar was available for IE?

(Specifically I'm looking for the "red wavy underline" spellcheck-as-you-type feature.)

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IE7Pro adds many functions to IE6/7/above, including a spell checker. Documentation for this feature is here.

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Wow, this looks like several firefox addons rolled together! –  nik Sep 7 '09 at 13:56
    
I don't know if that's a good idea or not (though). –  nik Sep 7 '09 at 13:57
    
and if you're looking for more IE 'add ons', have a look at Bayden's IEToys (no spellchecker though but useful stuff nonetheless). and while you're there, check their product portfolio, Bayden Systems offers a variety of other great utilities (e.g. SlickRun, SetRes, ConsoleCapture to name but a few) bayden.com/ietoys –  Molly7244 Sep 7 '09 at 14:05
    
Thanks, IE7Pro did what I wanted. I was able to disable the features I didn't need, and also was able to download an English (UK) spelling dictionary. –  benrwb Sep 8 '09 at 9:30

Here is an interesting blog article on it, including a few plugin suggestions http://www.inspiredbytechnology.com/index.php/2011/01/14/will-internet-explorer-ever-have-a-spell-checker/

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TinySpell has come in handy a number of times, and it's very easy to use.

http://www.tinyspell.com/

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I'm not sure you'll find the "as you type" for IE, but in addition to the previously mentioned ieSpell, the Google Toolbar also has a spell checker.

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I tried the Google toolbar, but didn't stick with it due to the lack of as-you-type spellchecking. –  benrwb Sep 8 '09 at 9:35

ieSpell -- but its last update seems to be in 2006!
But, ieSpell 2.5.1 build 106, shows over 10K downloads in the last week.

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It's not as-you-type. –  alex Sep 7 '09 at 13:36

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