FireFox's Spell Check SUCKS!

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Jul 10, 2007

FireFox's Spell Check SUCKS! by science at 11:21 PM (2,448 Views / 0 Likes) 31 replies

  1. science
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    Man, I am so fed up with the retarded suggestions FireFox gives me when I type a word wrong!
    The last straw was this!

    [​IMG]

    Come on! Proletariats?! What the fuck!
     


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    I don't know what to be more horrified at: the fact that a) you can't spell Good Charlotte, or b) you're going to see them... [​IMG]
     
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    didnt know it had spell check how to enable it
     
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    Hahaha its a free show at the big local exhibition haha
     
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    I think its automatically set up. What version are you using? I'm on 2.0.0.4
     
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    Eviscerate the proletariat!
     
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    Usually when someone declares the last straw, they take some sort of action to do something about it.
    So uh... what're you gonna do about it? [​IMG]
     
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    Speel wrong!
     
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    it really pisses me off sometimes, I wish there was more customization to it.. I've accidentally added so many words to the dictionary simply because I clicked that option instead of the last suggested word.

    really stupid idea to put that option after all the suggested words.. plus sometimes it can be really off, there are a couple words like "dont" (without the apostrophe) and the first word it suggests is "donut" [​IMG]
     
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    I've never had the adding words problem before. Plus, if all my suggested words are retarded, then I know I really need to work on that particular word.

    Firefox's spell checker gets a thumbs up from me.
     
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    Sometimes it doesn't guess right, but I never accidentally add words to the dictionary. I think you just need to slow down and not click so fast [​IMG]. Would you rather not have a built in spell checker?
     
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    Open Firefox
    In the address bar type “about:config”
    In the filter box type “layout.spellcheckDefault”
    Change the value to a “2″, by default it should be a “1″
    Restart Firefox
     
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    I did that, what did it do?
     
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    now go type a message, when u type wrong it right click on it. It just activates spell check in all fields for those who haven't.
     
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    i use google spell checker for firefox, it's much more accurate.
     
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    Oh, I see. Now it shows errors in topic titles and username boxes, etc. Thanks!
     
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    it cant spell guarantee either. all strange spelling of it won't get the right word. man, that screwed with me for a while.
     
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    Yea it kept telling me wrong answers also [​IMG]
     
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    Personally the standard of spelling has gone up since it became widespread so that is good. On the other hand as one who frequently writes with numerous technical terms and somewhat archaic language I can see entirely where you are coming from.

    Also I wish the British one would be updated more frequently, z and lack of u has no place in most of what I write.
     
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    This just in. The Good Charlotte concert was fun!
    Half the people were there like me to make fun of it haha
     

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