Spell check in Firefox2

Scott geekboy at angrykeyboarder.com
Thu Nov 2 16:51:09 UTC 2006

Dotan Cohen spake thusly on 11/01/2006 01:50 PM:
> Is there anyway to add words to the built-in spell checker in Firefox?

Well thanks to a mysterious extension, Spell Checking is "broken" in in
Firefox (on my end) at the moment. But I'd swear there's an "add to
dictionary" option when right clicking on a word that's marked as

> Or better yet, to get it to use the same dictionary that Kate and
> Kmail use? Note that I use the KDE desktop, not Gnome.

Firefox uses the myspell dictionary on all platforms. It's which is
independent of either GNOME or KDE.  The only other app in
Ubuntu/Kubuntu that uses it (that I'm aware of) is OpenOffice.org.

KDE uses ASpell by default (In Kubuntu anyway) but you can also use
ISpell.  Unfortunately, neither is used by Firefox (or Thunderbird).

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