[Bug 177227] Re: US English spelling is incorrectly marked as misspelled, treated as UK English

Alexander Sack asac at jwsdot.com
Tue Jan 8 18:09:09 UTC 2008


On Tue, Dec 18, 2007 at 09:17:52PM -0000, Ad Hoc wrote:
> I'm not 100% sure what you mean by this, but I can give you more information
> regarding the problem.
> Firefox's spellchecker is marking words such as 'color' as misspelled and
> corrects them with the British spellings [i.e. 'colour'].  My local settings
> are for US english as shown in the image I attached.  The output of "Help >
> About Mozilla Firefox" yields:
> 
> Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux x86_64; en-US; rv:1.8.1.11) Gecko/20071204
> Ubuntu/7.10 (gutsy) Firefox/2.0.0.11
> 
> Additionally, the Add-On for the English (GB) Pack has been disabled and
> Firefox was already restarted since then.  I have included a snapshot of the
> Add-On box to exemplify this.  Despite all this evidence that the US
> dictionary is active, 'color' is still marked wrong and 'colour' marked
> correct.  I am verifying this as I type.
> 

please post the contents of /usr/lib/firefox/dictionries

and try to remove the DB dictionary extension you have installed
(vs. just disabling it)

 status incomplete

 - Alexander


** Changed in: firefox (Ubuntu)
       Status: New => Incomplete

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US English spelling is incorrectly marked as misspelled, treated as UK English
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