Sometimes when composing documents in multiple languages, it may be useful to check the spelling in those various languages. Here are some options for how to manage multiple languages in OS X.
Firefox, Google Chrome, and nearly every other browser not named Internet Explorer check your spelling as you type and suggest corrections when you right click.
Check your spelling in any program.
When composing documents in various applications, there are a few built-in correction and substitution functions in OS X that are useful, including spelling as you type, character substitution, and word suggestion options.
The system-wide spell check in OS X has been a welcome addition to the Mac platform, and many developers have implemented it in their programs. However, in some instances this feature may suddenly stop working.
Because of dictionary entries stemming from Google's translation work, the latest version of Chrome no longer thinks "antivirus" or "screensaver" is a misspelled word.
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Tired of firing up your browser to figure out how to spell something on your Mac? Install Gspell, and let Google do the work for you!
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