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Browser spelling checkers
Internet Explorer / Edge
Sorry, no support - YET. It requires an OS-wide speller, which should in
principle be possible since Windows 8. We are working
on it, but it has turned out to be harder than anticipated. We'll
update the page as soon as we have news.
Sorry - no support. Chrome uses Google's own spelling checker,
which we don't have access to. And Google does not support the
languages we are working on (please prove us wrong, Google!).
There are actually two sets of Firefox spelling plugins, one
made by Tino Didriksen, and another built using Mozvoikko.
The Didriksen spellers only work on
Windows (for now), whereas the MozVoikko spellers work on both
Windows and OSX. The
language coverage is also different, with some overlap.
In the lists below, click the name of the language you want to download.
Installation: Double click the downloaded xpi file,
and follow the instructions.
Usage: When writing in Firefox (or another Mozilla
application), right-click on the text you are writing, and in the menu
that pops up, select the submenu Languages, and from
there select the language you want the spell checker to use. You will
get red underlines under misspelled words.
As seen in the screen shot above, Firefox does
not know the name of many languages. In these cases only the ISO
language code is listed in the menu.
Firefox on Linux
The MozVoikko speller is available on Linux, but presently
without support for our speller lexicons. Support should appear in
most distributions later, but that may take some time. In the
meantime, you can build directly from source.