Forum Spell Checker

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Help for senior citizens with failing eyesight and arthritic fingers. I am very competent at spelling but when typing, my fingers work faster then my brain. So although I can type at a speed of over100 words a minute but only 25% are spelt correctly.  Then I have to re-read my posts to correct errors... Whats the chance of having a spell checker on the forum ? :)
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I agree! I often rely on an email draft to proof a word.
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I use FireFox and it has a built in spell checker. For instance, I spelled Fire Fox wrong in the first sentence and I got a red squiggly line underlining the word. I imagine the other browsers have this as well. Do a search for your particular browser to find out if it's available and how to initiate it. If you use FF I can give you the instructions.
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Please Susan, I use Firefox and haven't seen this feature. Mielemans suggestion will be my go to answer if I cannot get FF to work.. Thank you both.
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Click on Tools in the upper toolbar.
Options
Advanced
Be sure that "Check my spelling as I type" is checked.

Hopefully that will do the deed.
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Checked and the box was ticked? but then noticed I had not installed any dictionaries. All done and working fine now.. yay... Thank you Susan, Mieleman .
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Yay!!  Glad to hear it's working for you Brian.
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Chrome has a spell checker! I just checked it out: http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-ways-to-spell-check-on-the-go-in-chrome/

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