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Chrome can automatically spell check emails I am writing in Gmail. I have two language installed: Dutch and English in both UK and US versions. And I type emails in both languages regularly. However, that requires me to switch the setting all the time:

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Can I have Chrome automatically detect which language I am typing my email in, and automatically pick the correct language for spell checking?

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damn why no auto detect!! should simple auto check one of the selected languages in the list. would take me 1 day to write. – ColacX Sep 2 at 15:38

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This does not seem to be possible currently. See at the very bottom. It suggests what you did...

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Thanx for the pointer! I hope to come up with something like autodetect soon. – Egon Willighagen Feb 20 '13 at 6:59
FYI: The development status of this issue were changed to "Started" on the chromium project, on 11th of February, so hopefully we will have something soon. See: – lobner May 28 '13 at 12:00

You can enable the beta version of "simultaneous spellchecking in multiple languages".

go to about:flags and enable Enable Multilingual Spellchecker:

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