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  • The Crone (3085 posts)
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    Okay, I've been here since March.

    And I have  no idea what to do to click on help for “spelling” when I am on JPR.

    I can see that the ABC icons, that often stand for spelling, don’t stand for spelling here.

    I feel like an idiot for asking, but what do I do to enable a spell check?

    Haikugal, daleanime like this
    "Let us not seek the Republican answer nor the Democratic answer but the right answer." John F. Kennedy   America is the only country that has real   lemons in its furniture polish, and artificial lemon flavoring  in its lemonade!

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  • MrMickeysMom (1449 posts)
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    1. Strangely, I have this feature automatically…

    Is it the browser or operating system that sets this? All I know is Safari on my Mac shows me (annoyingly) the errors of my spelling.

     

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    • jeff47 (832 posts)
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      2. In your case, it's Safari.

      AFAIK, all of the major browsers now include a spell check feature

    • Satan (2071 posts)
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      3. Yep, I do believe that's a browser function

      I know it’s in Firefox and all the various manifestations of the Chromium browsers (Opera, Google Chrome, Comodo Dragon, etc.)

      There might be some brands of forum software with built in spell check, but I don’t remember seeing it here.

      Fuck the DLC, Third Way, and Emily's List. They have proven themselves to be a threat to all life on Earth.
  • Deadpool (8737 posts)
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    4. It’s usually the browser…

    What browser are you using?

    • The Crone (3085 posts)
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      5. Thanks for asking Deadpool.

      It is Firefox Mozilla. Sometimes I use Windows XP, sometimes Windows 8.

      (I tried to have Deadpool, Whazilla, but the system would not let me. Wassup with that?)

      "Let us not seek the Republican answer nor the Democratic answer but the right answer." John F. Kennedy   America is the only country that has real   lemons in its furniture polish, and artificial lemon flavoring  in its lemonade!
      • Deadpool (8737 posts)
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        6. Since you’re using Firefox…

        In this case, make sure “check my spelling as I type” is checked.

  • Immacolata (135 posts)
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    7. Using Chrome, if I right click on

    the misspelled word, it gives me the right spelling at the top of the dialogue box

    • The Crone (3085 posts)
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      8. Thanks. That's what I am looking for –

      the spelling correction when I have misspelled a word and don’t know its correct spelling. But I hate the idea of using Chrome.

      "Let us not seek the Republican answer nor the Democratic answer but the right answer." John F. Kennedy   America is the only country that has real   lemons in its furniture polish, and artificial lemon flavoring  in its lemonade!
      • Immacolata (135 posts)
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        9. I'm pretty sure Firefox does the same thing. nt