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Old 05-26-2012, 10:22 AM   #1
sharky
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Firefox spell check


The spell checker in Firefox is set to UK English. I can't figure out how to set it to USA English. I have disable the UK English language pack and install a USA english spell checker but it doesn't work.

For example, the word 'color' still has the red squiggly and the correct spelling suggestion is 'colour'.

Not a big issue really, just annoying.

Any ideas on how to set the built in spell checker to USA English?

Thanks,
 
Old 05-26-2012, 12:17 PM   #2
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Right-click on the misspelled word then select Language and make your choice, if the language you want isn't there then you can install the relevant dictionary.
 
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Old 05-26-2012, 01:15 PM   #3
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Thanks fenice

I have the same problem as sharky but the other UK/USA way round. On right clicking "centre", and clicking Languages "English / United States" and "English / United Kingdom" were listed and clicking on "English / United Kingdom" removed the red underlining.

Is that it? Is Firefox now configured to default to "English / United Kingdom"?
 
Old 05-26-2012, 01:20 PM   #4
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As far as I know the USA spell check should be the default I'm using openSUSE 12.1 but I can't remember when (or if) I changed the default - it was a while ago. Anyway, I'm glad it worked for you.
 
Old 05-27-2012, 09:48 AM   #5
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Thanks fenice, That did it.
 
  


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