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  Reply # 487963 30-Jun-2011 16:41
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xpd: My spelling is fine. Its my typing that fails me.


It's

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blur: There is no such word as "alot"!


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  Reply # 488005 30-Jun-2011 18:09
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All browsers bar ie have spell check as far as I'm aware. And if your using ie you've probably got bigger issues than your spelling

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 488022 30-Jun-2011 19:08
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loganjames: All browsers bar ie have spell check as far as I'm aware. And if your using ie you've probably got bigger issues than your spelling

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  Reply # 488036 30-Jun-2011 19:56
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Surely we should fix the problem by teaching our kids and, apparently, our adults how to spell....?  Not demand a spellchecker, or a specific browser client!




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  Reply # 488042 30-Jun-2011 20:08
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Regs: Surely we should fix the problem by teaching our kids and, apparently, our adults how to spell....?? Not demand a spellchecker, or a specific browser client!


rether have a spall checkar

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  Reply # 488058 30-Jun-2011 20:48
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Behodar: Check your browser settings; I get a spellchecker in Safari.

freitasm:
johnr: grammer


Look who is talking...

 

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I have something in my FF that checks my spelling in forums and other boxes I type in on the web.




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Regs: Surely we should fix the problem by teaching our kids and, apparently, our adults how to spell....?  Not demand a spellchecker, or a specific browser client!


but not for dyslexic people, and i didnt demand just asked why not

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  Reply # 488136 1-Jul-2011 08:00
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This thread made me giggle :)




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  Reply # 489336 4-Jul-2011 20:33
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Firefox does have spell check. Incorrect words are underlined in red. Right click the word and it will show you a list of correct spellings. Try it.

Or is it not working for some reason?

In any case, maybe an autocorrect feature would be more useful than spellcheck - but for some reason there are no autocorrect extensions available for firefox or chrome. Chrome announced an autocorrect feature a while back but it has never been in the main build at least.




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yea i dont have that, an auto correct would be even beta.

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  Reply # 489341 4-Jul-2011 20:46
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loganjames: All browsers bar ie have spell check as far as I'm aware. And if your using ie you've probably got bigger issues than your spelling

*You're 

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  Reply # 489344 4-Jul-2011 20:50
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eXDee:
loganjames: All browsers bar ie have spell check as far as I'm aware. And if your using ie you've probably got bigger issues than your spelling

*You're 


No it's your...
you're = you are Laughing 

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  Reply # 489352 4-Jul-2011 21:02
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loganjames:
eXDee:
loganjames: All browsers bar ie have spell check as far as I'm aware. And if your using ie you've probably got bigger issues than your spelling

*You're 


No it's your...
you're = you are Laughing 


It should be "And if you're using ie"

"You're" verb, "your" possessive. The use is clearly a verb.

 

    




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  Reply # 489354 4-Jul-2011 21:04
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gzt: Firefox does have spell check. Incorrect words are underlined in red. Right click the word and it will show you a list of correct spellings. Try it.

Or is it not working for some reason?

snip..


It's a Firefox extension the the user needs to add, it's not installed by default.
I use the British English Dictionary extension myself.
Either use the Add-ons Manager in Fx to search for one or take a look at https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/british-english-dictionary/?src=api
I'm sure there will be an American one too if that's preferred.




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