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I'm confused again

Discussion in 'Personal' started by Didactylos4, Dec 1, 2015.

  1. Didactylos4

    Didactylos4 Star commenter

    I keep seeing references to a spell checker on here but have never managed, in spite of my regular typos, to trigger it.
    In the end, and after checking previous posts about spellcheckers, I've set up the browser to check my spelling.
    If I switch that off i don't get any spellchecking (and the words spellchecker and spellchecking aren't underlined to suggest that they are not correct)
    If I switch it on they are.
    Similarly I can spell colour as color (and vice-versa) without remonstrance from the computer with the browser spellcheck switched off but if I do the former with it switched on it doesn't like it.
    Can anyone explain how I can get the "TES spellchecker" to operate?
    Or tell me if it actually exists or is an urban myth ?
  2. guinnesspuss

    guinnesspuss Star commenter

    Mine appears to think I'm in the US as I can't spell colour without the red line appearing.
    I regularly check all spell checkers I can find are UK, but to no avail.
  3. Flere-Imsaho

    Flere-Imsaho Star commenter

    It's a browser or device spell check not a TES one.
  4. magic surf bus

    magic surf bus Star commenter

    Googl Krome check speling as any fule kno.
  5. Didactylos4

    Didactylos4 Star commenter

    Both IE and FF allow you to choose which dictionary you use
    In IE it is in "manage add ons"
    And in FF you also use add-ons to install an english dictionary
    It's about the same in Chrome but I'm not sure about other browsers
  6. Didactylos4

    Didactylos4 Star commenter

    I was slightly confused and now I'm not :)
  7. grumpydogwoman

    grumpydogwoman Star commenter

    I seem to have auto-correct on Windows 10. I do not approve. I'd rather edit my own ramblings.
  8. irs1054

    irs1054 Star commenter

    I use Chrome and haven't edited the basic settings. It has UK English enabled for the spellchecker and lets me type 'colour' without complaint.
  9. Didactylos4

    Didactylos4 Star commenter

  10. guinnesspuss

    guinnesspuss Star commenter

    Wot about apple?
  11. Didactylos4

    Didactylos4 Star commenter

    I have no real experience but with the last I-phone I borrowed I just reset the keyboard and the spell checker followed suit

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