Where is the OWA Spell Checker?How do I check whether spell check option is enabled in my browser?Which browsers support spell check?
NHSmail now uses the browser to perform spell checks as all modern browsers support this (IE, Chrome, Firefox, etc.) provide this functionality by default.
Windows 8, 8.1 and 10 provide native spell check functionality and can be configured by going to Settings -> Devices -> Typing and enabling/disabling the spell checker as required:
Windows 7 users can enable the spell check option in Internet Explorer 10 or 11 by following the steps provided below:
1) Click on Tools (also shown as the cog icon), and select Internet Options, then choose the Programs tab:
2) Click on ‘Manage add-ons’ and select ‘Spelling Correction’
Note: - IE version 7.0 onwards supports spell checker and in IE version 7.0, 8.0 & 9.0 this option is only available as a 3rd party add-on.
Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome also have separate settings:
For Google Chrome, type chrome://settings/languages into the URL box, then choose ‘Spell Check’ and ensure that the necessary language option is enabled
For Mozilla Firefox, type about:preferences#advanced into the URL box, then check/uncheck the ‘Check my spelling as I type’ box.