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How can I disable spell checking in Firefox? This is not a trivial question. The normal Option to turn it off does not work. Version is 29.1

Here is screen shot showing option turned off yet spell checking still happening:

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Are you sure that is a Firefox issue? The same thing happens on Chrome and IE so it might be Google doing spell check on your searches. –  user304064 May 28 at 14:09

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This is done by Google, not the browser.

As you can see in the image below, if you inspect the code, you can see it uses the class gsc_b

If you remove this class, the misspelt word is no longer underlined.

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