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Zylstra

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Spell Check
« on: April 03, 2007, 02:06:43 PM »
I am looking for a spell check utility for IE7 that works like the MS Word Spell Check by underlining or flagging incorrectly spelt words, preferably one that you can even right click the word to fix it.

(Right now I am using Google Toolbar, but its not extremely convenient)

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Re: Spell Check
« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2007, 02:11:38 PM »
   
 
" Anyone who goes to a psychiatrist should have his head examined. "

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Re: Spell Check
« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2007, 02:23:57 PM »
Yeah, that one works, but unfortunately, it doesent flag the words. (I have it anyways)

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Re: Spell Check
« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2007, 08:03:32 PM »
Does anyone know a spell check for firefox?

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Re: Spell Check
« Reply #4 on: April 03, 2007, 08:05:46 PM »
Does anyone know a spell check for firefox?

The latest Firefox browser has a built in spell checker.

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Re: Spell Check
« Reply #5 on: April 04, 2007, 02:45:58 AM »
It does indeed (v2.0 and above)
You can even install more dictionaries for different languages via the extensions section on the Mozilla site.
For example, I have the EN-GB dictionary instead of EN-US.
I find that it does still miss some words or flag others wrongly, but you can add them to the dictionary easily.

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Re: Spell Check
« Reply #6 on: April 04, 2007, 04:29:16 AM »
k thanks. I guess it's time to update firefox.

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Re: Spell Check
« Reply #7 on: April 04, 2007, 02:32:08 PM »
Well, I used to use FireFox, but IE7 just works so well with Vista!

I suppose I could go back, but first, before I even think about doing that, is there a FireFox addon that allows a user to use the ALT+S command on a forum board?
(ALT+S posts the message without having to click "post")

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Re: Spell Check
« Reply #8 on: April 05, 2007, 03:11:30 AM »
Testing Alt-S.
Edit: Use Alt-Shift-S instead, or change a value in about:config.
See here for more information.
Hope this helps.

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Re: Spell Check
« Reply #9 on: April 05, 2007, 09:05:43 AM »
I use Tab+Enter...
   
 
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Re: Spell Check
« Reply #10 on: April 05, 2007, 10:30:26 AM »
That's another solution.
I just click Post.

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Re: Spell Check
« Reply #11 on: April 05, 2007, 11:14:31 AM »
I will try the registry edit... it sounds worth (and my first edit of the registery)

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Re: Spell Check
« Reply #12 on: April 05, 2007, 11:24:36 AM »
Ok... so I have no idea what I am doing...

Yes, I found this change annoying too. You can either use Shift-Alt+S to submit or you can change it back to how it was using about:config
Change:
ui.key.chromeAccess to 5
ui.key.contentAccess to 4

(Above from : http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?p=2406523&sid=1f6422ce9e91132320a02b622d90ca92#2406523 )

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Re: Spell Check
« Reply #13 on: April 06, 2007, 02:31:16 AM »
In Mozilla Firefox, type about:config in the address bar and press enter.
You can then change any values you wish, but be careful as they can have ill effects.
In effect, it is like the Windows Registry, but only affecting Firefox.
By the way, make sure you read the whole page linked to, there is quite a bit of useful information there that you may want to consider before changing anything.
Hope this helps.

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Re: Spell Check
« Reply #14 on: April 06, 2007, 11:31:57 AM »
And now, the final test!
Pressing ALT+S ... if you see this, it worked

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Re: Spell Check
« Reply #15 on: April 07, 2007, 02:43:37 AM »
Looks like it works to me.