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Enable Chrome to check English spelling

what is the point in the latest chrome (Version 70.0.3538.77 (Official Build) (64-bit))? I lost the English spelling checker, and any way to enable it, as grayed out!?! I changed the interface to ...
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changing adapter name from hebrew to english

using: netsh interface ipv4 show interfaces i get the following outcome: Idx Met MTU State Name --- ---------- ---------- ------------ -----------------------...
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Windows 10 Dutch with English apps

I've been running into translation errors from Dutch to English, so I've been trying to set apps like Windows store, Spotify, Registry editor and that group policy thing and the program that drove me ...
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Windows 10 failed to install English (GB) typing, English (GB) optical character recognition … error code: 0x800F0908

This problem happened on yesterday. I did not do anything and Windows 10 start to install English (GB) typing English (GB) optical character recognition Chinese (PRC) optical character recognition ...
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Difference between English and English International for Windows 10 .ISO?

I've been researching into Windows 10 recently. On the .ISO download page, one of the choices to make is which language you want Windows to be in. There are two English choices: English and English ...
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How to Make Google Chrome Translate all Spanish Sites to English?

Google Chrome is not asking me for some reason if I want to translate spanish sites. AliExpress is working in Spanish wrongly, and I want to translate everything Spanish to English automatically. ...
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Right-to-Left on English display

I have Windows 10 in English, but the Left-to-Right isn't so comfortable for me. How can I switch to Right-to-Left but stay with the English language as the main display language of the system?
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us keyboard, german layout - special character < and >

i currently have an american keyboard with the corrsponding us layout (it is the surface type cover btw). As I am used to the german layout i changed the layout settings to german under win8.1. This ...
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How can I check that a document is entirely in American or British English?

I'm not a native speaker and during writing, I have some candidates like "grey"'/"gray" that I will always mix up. So sometimes, when I write papers with colleagues (e.g. in LaTeX or plain text), we ...
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How to make a tilde on a spanish keyboard set to English?

That's right. I bought a Spanish computer, and set it to English. And I can't find the tilde. This is Mac OS X
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Can I change the sysinfo export language?

I just noticed that when I export the sysinfo logfile for diagnosis that all the stuff in there is in my national locale! This is of course bad if I want help from international / English speaking ...
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How do I hide the English language from the language bar?

My operating system is in English. I have two keyboards: Spanish and Japanese. I speak Spanish natively, and I'm learning Japanese, but to write in English I just use the Spanish keyboard. The ...
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Linux synonym /antonym application

Is there a free command line tool (preferably with a database) to find synonyms/antonyms in Linux? Where can I get it?
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Search for the best spelling and grammar checking tool for English language [closed]

I am searching for the best spelling and grammar checking tool for English language. I have no problem to buy this tool as long as it runs under linux (OpenOffice)...
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Firefox plugin for English learners

Could you please help find a plug-in for Firefox that supports the following functions: Showing translation of a word by a simple shortcut (like Shift + Right click). Allowing to modify list ...
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Quickly translate a word from English

I'm always reading English, but I'm a Spanish native speaker (I'm working on my thesis). Sometimes I need to translate a word into Spanish, and what I do now is to open a new tab and go to Google ...
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Advanced Grammar and Style Checker [closed]

I just finished writing and reviewing my masters thesis; however, I was wondering if there is an advanced grammar/style tool that'll go through my thesis and identify anything I've missed Edit: The ...
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How to do OCR on a PDF document? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to extract text with OCR from a PDF on Linux? I have a few documents in English and Hebrew that I scanned in and converted to PDF format. Is there some free or cheap ...
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Why did Microsoft Word switch to French spell check on me?

I was editing a document in Office Word 2007 on Windows XP and suddenly all sorts of words are underlined as misspelled. I go into Word options and it talks about French dictionary! In the ...
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How to change the display language in “Movie Maker”?

I am currently using Windows XP Chinese version on my computer. I am using Movie Maker, but it's all in Chinese. Is there any possible way for me to "make it look" English without the need of ...
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On Windows 7, how can I assign languages (German/English) to user accounts?

I would like to have two user accounts on my laptop: one for a German speaker and one for an English speaker. Are language packs far enough advanced now that I can just: download a Germany language ...