Automatic Spelling Language

Automatic Spelling Language

Automatically changes the dictionary used for spell checking based on the language of text in input fields.

What is Automatic Spelling Language?

'Automatic Spelling Language' is a Firefox add-on that changes the dictionary used for spell checking based on the language of the text in the input fields. It uses the Compact Language Detection framework integrated with Firefox to determine the language of the text. The add-on supports various languages and has been the tested on multiple platforms like GitHub, Gmail, Reddit, etc. No text or data is transmitted to external services.

Users: 601 ▼ -10
Rating: 4.12 (25)
Version: 1.0 (Last updated: 2019-04-20)
Creation date: 2019-04-20
Weekly download count: 9
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Size: 80.63K
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Automatically changes the dictionary used for spell checking based on the language of text in input fields. Uses the Compact Language Detection framework built into Firefox to determine the text language. No text or other data is sent to any external services. Icon by A’ Design Award & Competition, Onur Müştak Çobanlı and Farhat Datta through

Supported Languages The following languages are supported: Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Belarusian, Bengali, Bihari, Bulgarian, Catalan, Cebuano, Cherokee, Croatian, Czech, Chinese (traditional and simplified), Danish, Dhivehi, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Galician, Ganda, Georgian, German, Greek, Gujarati, Haitian Creole, Hebrew, Hindi, Hmong, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Inuktitut, Irish, Italian, Javanese, Japanese, Kannada, Khmer, Kinyarwanda, Korean, Laothian, Latvian, Limbu, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Malayalam, Maltese, Marathi, Nepali, Norwegian (bokmål), Oriya, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Scottish Gaelic, Serbian, Sinhalese, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Syriac, Tagalog, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese, Welsh, and Yiddish.

Tested on sites

  • GitHub
  • Gmail
  • Reddit
  • Stack Exchange
  • Trello
  • Wikipedia
Content Preferences If this extension doesn't work for you for a specific site, you probably have a content preference that overwrites the dictionary for that site. This content preference is automatically added if you manually set the dictionary for an input field on a site. In order to clear it, try manually setting the dictionary to the same language as the site, e.g., English for Reddit.
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User reviews
User reviews summary
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  • Helpful for multi language spell checking
  • Can work well for some users
  • Automatic language switching can be achieved
  • Inconsistent performance over time
  • Difficulties in first time setup
  • Inability to spell-check multiple languages in the same text field
Most mentioned
  • Automatic language switching
  • Problems in consistent functioning
  • Complications in installation and setup
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Risk impact

Automatic Spelling Language may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

Automatic Spelling Language has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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