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Disable spell checking in Firefox?

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 ...
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How can FireFox correct spelling on a Mac?

You know how FireFox underlines misspelled words? On Windows you can right click the word and be presented with possible corrections, but on Macs you can't right click so what do you do when a word is ...
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Firefox's spell check defaulting (and reverting) to the wrong language

I'm using Firefox (v. 26 for Ubuntu). I'm the the U.S., and I keep setting the spell check to U.S. English (right click on a word marked as incorrectly spelled, choose Languages, then the correct ...
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Is there a way to have FireFox's spell-check check the spelling in all text input fields?

Apparently "Firefox automatically checks the spelling of words that you enter in text boxes" but is there a way to have it check other texted based fields, such as <input type="text" />?
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Firefox spellcheck settings keep changing

The spell-check language setting on Firefox keeps changing to en_CA rather than the default of en_US. I change it back but it invariably flips... maybe in a few hours, maybe a few days. (It's hard to ...
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Why is it auto spell check isn't enabled for Title/Subject

I have noticed that both Firefox/Outlook don't have auto spell check for the subject text box of emails. For Firefox, I am referring to Yahoo web mail. The subject is supposed to contain texts, then ...
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126 views

Is there a way to use the native OS X spell checking in Firefox?

Is there a way to use the native OS X spell checking in Firefox? I think the answer is probably no, because this question was asked concerning Thunderbird on OS X, but maybe it's different with ...
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46 views

Custom rule for browser dictionary

Many companies and organizations combine two words, and capitalize them both, forming their name (ex: SuperUser and StackExchange). Both words individually are spelled correctly, however because ...
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How can I spell check web pages from the browser?

How can I spell check web pages when browsing them? I've added the After the Deadline Chrome extension, but it only seems to work on forms and not whole web pages. I'm happy to use Firefox if that ...
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Problem with Firefox Spellchecker for English

I'm using Firefox with this Spell Checker https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/united-states-english-spellche/ It proposes to write Up vote instead of upvote and similar with many other ...
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(How) can I use my Mozilla dictionaries in my texteditor?

A large majority of the stuff I write is written online via Firefox or in emails via Thunderbird. I use the English and German spell-checking feature a lot and I find the spell-checking works to my ...
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Why does my Firefox spell checker marked “realize” and “analyze” as misspelled?

The suggestions it gave were "realise" and "analyse", so I went to the COCA (The Corpus of Contemporary American English), and it turned out that what I've spelled was most commonly spelled, and what ...
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709 views

How to make Firefox spellcheck the English language?

My installation of Firefox spellchecks my native language, but I don't use that language very much. How can I make it spellcheck English?
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Firefox 3.6/4: modify/ tweak spell-check dictionary?

I edit frequently on Super User, and it is a pain to edit for capitalization or words that are shortened, i.e. Win7 instead of Windows 7, or windows versus Windows. Using Firefox 3.6 and/or 4, Is ...
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How to change the language of the Firefox built in spellcheck from UK English to US English?

For whatever reason, on my Ubuntu install of Firefox, my spellcheck tells me 'flavor' should be 'flavour' and 'initialize' should be 'initialise', etc.. At first, I thought I was crazy and had been ...
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Is there a way to do a spell check on the static elements of a webpage?

for example - I want to do a spellcheck on a portion of text already there on a webpage, not necessarily in a textbox. Is it possible through some add-on (Firefox or Chrome) or script? For example, ...
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75 views

Can No Longer Find Firefox Spell Check Personal Database in Firefox 3

I have Ubuntu Linux 8.04 LTS with Firefox 3.6.3. Unfortunately it is super easy to accidentally click Add To Dictionary on a word you do not want added into one's personal dictionary used in Firefox. ...
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Enable Firefox Check Spelling on single line text-boxes forever?

As you know we can enable spell checker on single line Text-Boxes with following way: We have to enable it every time for checking words. How we can enable it forever so it doesn't need to be ...
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How to make Firefox to spellcheck in multiple languages simultaneously?

I want to Firefox to assume that text may be in a mixture of languages and words should be looked up in multiple dictionaries. (For example, everything in en-GB, en-US, ru, be and be-classic should be ...
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Can we get Firefox like inline spell checking in Internet Explorer?

Can we get Firefox-like inline spell checking in Internet Explorer?
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Firefox IE tab does not include firefox's spelling correction

Is there a good Firefox plug-in which embeds Internet Explorer in a tab yet includes Firefox functionality like the built-in spell checker to underline in red misspelled words?
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How to enable spell vchecker in Firefox

I have added the Spell Checker 1.2 add on but my messages in my email browser are not checked for spelling, or if they are, the mistakes are not highlighted or identified in any way. How can I enable ...
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Firefox dictionary, deleting false entries

How do I delete a false entry out of the firefox dictionary? I have added to the dictionary 5 false entries by mistake.