How to enable spell check in Firefox text forms

This brief tutorial will show you how to enable spell check in web page forms (text input fields) in Firefox.

enable spell check in firefox forms

  1. Start by entering about:config in the Firefox address bar (without the http://)
  2. In the Filter: field, enter layout.spellcheck to bring up the layout.spellcheckDefault preference.

    enable spellcheck in firefox forms

  3. Double-click that entry and change the integer value from 1 to 2 and click OK.
  4. enable spell-check in firefox forms

  5. Open a new browser window or tab (or refresh an existing one) and test it out.
  6. enable spellcheck in firefox forms

11 thoughts on “How to enable spell check in Firefox text forms”

  1. This is great–thank you!
    Can anyone tell me how to delete words in the spellcheck dictionary that have been accidentally added?
    Awesome site–I visit every day.
    Thanks!

  2. Pingback: Firefox spell checker - Xbox 360 South African Community

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *