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Old 12-23-2006, 03:42 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I've been begging for years for spell check. Thanks to whomever is responsible (maybe Cynthia?).
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I've been begging for years for spell check. Thanks to whomever is responsible (maybe Cynthia?).
Where is spell check hiding? Is it an icon on the posting page? I want spell check. I'll pay anything for it.


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Where is spell check hiding? Is it an icon on the posting page? I want spell check. I'll pay anything for it.


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I don't see it anywhere *shrug*
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If you have the most recent version of Firefox, spellcheck is built into it. It puts a red line under misspelled words and if you right click, it offers suggestions. Maybe that's what you are seeing?

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If you have the most recent version of Firefox, spellcheck is built into it. It puts a red line under misspelled words and if you right click, it offers suggestions. Maybe that's what you are seeing?
That's what I was thinking...
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Oh yes! That must be what it is. I just started using fire fox and it underlines my misspelled words automatically.

Well then this board still needs spell check!
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Boo-hoo. :

How do I get Firefox? Will it mess up Mozilla? Ok, is Mozilla firefox? I am not computer savvy. :

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Firefox is the Mozilla browser. It's awesome! The newest version (Firefox 2.0.0.1) has the spell check built right into it, and there are ooodles of free add-ons (some helpful, some just plain fun) to download.



vB used to have a spell check built in that only worked with IE. I'm on the new Mac right now so I can't check if it is still there.

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Firefox is the Mozilla browser. It's awesome! The newest version (Firefox 2.0.0.1) has the spell check built right into it, and there are ooodles of free add-ons (some helpful, some just plain fun) to download.



vB used to have a spell check built in that only worked with IE. I'm on the new Mac right now so I can't check if it is still there.
Thank you! I just downloaded the newest version with spell check!!!!
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Thank you! I just downloaded the newest version with spell check!!!!
: I am SOOOOO delighted. Ooh, it red underlined sooooo!!! I love it. I just down loaded too. http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/ Downloaded for free!


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Because I'm really embarrased by my typos
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Is it possible to have a spell checker as an option when posting???

I'm such a bad speller, and it would be so nice not to have to copy and paste from a word processer...
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The software actually has a spell check built into it, but it only works with Internet Explorer. If you use the Firefox browser, it has a spell check built into it so when you type a post, it will underline any misspelled words in red.

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So I guess if we use Safari we're out of luck? Most boards have a spell check option that you can use when previewing your post. I'm also a horrible speller, and often to lazy to copy and paste into something that will check it for me.
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I never even oticed we had spell check here. Cool.
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Is there a spell-check option on here? I know, I'm lazy, but when it's late or I have general mommy-brain, it would be nice to be able to hit spell check. Am I missing it? Thanks.
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There isn't currently a spellcheck on the boards.

The new version of Firefox has a nifty spellcheck that is automatic but it doesn't like me and is not currently working for me.

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Old 06-27-2007, 04:18 AM
 
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I second the rec for firefox. It works fine for me... except for in quick reply.

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Oh the spell check was working but my comp crashed and now I can't get my firefox to work and now I am having to use IE. :

Honestly I haven't had time to dig through and see what is wrong with it.

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Old 06-28-2007, 12:28 AM
 
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I don't like the new firefox, they need to work out some kinks... and it didn't work with half of my extensions... oh well, thanks!
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I have the new firefox, no problems

and it has smell chex
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Hmmm...this is the 3rd time I've tried to post this thread. Maybe that needs to be a question.

Anyway, where is this spell check option that I keep hearing about? I can't find it though I'm sure it must be obvious. I am using Safari on a Mac OS X. Thanks!
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I'm merging similar threads so that the answers above can be more easily found for everyone.

HTH!


Adding: posts in this forum have to be approved and answered by a moderator (if a technical question) or an administrator (if a policy question) before they appear.

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I am still forever grateful for the Firefox spell check!!


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What fun add ons does firefox have, and how to download? For Mac?

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Lots!

Here's the link to the homepage of all the addons:
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/

There's adblockplus and filterlist that I consider must haves. They block all sorts of ads and automatically update when there is a new version.

There's themes that you can choose instead of the standard: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/browse/type:2

I'll have to list what ones I currently have.

To download you pretty much just have to click and go. Easy peasy!

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