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Changing Window icon in Firefox 2

by mikependlebury / November 16, 2006 12:11 AM PST

Hi there,
I want to change the regular Firefox Icon in the Browser window to one of my own, and have tried following the instructions on the Firefox help :Tips and Tricks page here http://www.mozilla.org/support/firefox/tips#app_icon

but when do as instructed nothing happens. Does anybody know another way of changing it. I am using Firefox 2, also whilst typing this message that the spellchecker duz not pic up mi speling erors. Do i need to enable it or shud it workby defalt?
Hope somebody out there can help.
Thanks
Mike.

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Spell checking...
by glenn30 / November 16, 2006 2:10 AM PST

Spell check should work just fine. Go to Tools>Options>Advanced> Under the browsing section see that "Check my spelling as I type" is ticked.

Sorry I am unable to help with the icon change.

HTH

Glenn

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Spelcheck!
by mikependlebury / November 16, 2006 4:10 AM PST
In reply to: Spell checking...

Checked the box, made sure dictionary selekted but stil not cheking, may try reilstall.
Thanks anyway Glenn

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(NT) Yes.. reinstall is thing to do. Be sure d/l from Firefox.
by glenn30 / November 16, 2006 5:17 AM PST
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Re install brought it back but
by mikependlebury / November 17, 2006 2:59 AM PST

i can only get the US dictionary,I have tried changing it to English/gb in Languages on the Advanced Tab in Tools> Options but it will still only check for US spelling errors. Any ideas?
Thanks
Mike.

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That's not related to the spell-checker...
by John.Wilkinson / November 17, 2006 3:13 AM PST

The Languages section under Tools->Options->Advanced->General is not related to the spell-checker...that is just preferences for websites that have multiple language versions. What you'll want to do is click here, download/install the dictionary of your choice (it will appear as an extension), and restart Firefox. Next, right-click any text field that can be spell-checked and go Languages->English/United Kingdom.

Alternatively, uninstall Firefox and then click here to download the UK version of Firefox instead of the US version.

Hope this helps,
John

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Thanks
by mikependlebury / November 17, 2006 3:35 AM PST

It certainly does help John. I was beginning to loose patience
Thanks
Mike.

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(NT) Mike, looks like you just hit a 'home run'. ;)
by glenn30 / November 17, 2006 5:32 AM PST
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