Spellchecker for Mozilla
IT'S FINALLY IN! Almost 3 years after Mozilla Bug 56301
was filed, the spellchecker code has finally landed in the Mozilla
trunk. All future builds will have the spellchecker compiled in by
- Do you need the Mozilla Spellchecker? The following is a list of
Mozilla distributions that already contain the Spellchecker:
- Mozilla 1.5: The spellchecker code has been checked into
the 1.5beta branch of the main Mozilla distribution and is built by default.
If you are using any Mozilla 1.5 after 2003-07-28, then you already have
- Mozilla Thunderbird has always included the spellchecker
- Beonex: Starting with v0.8.1, Beonex Communicator comes
with spellchecker installed. See the Beonex page for more
- Mandrake Linux: Mandrake Linux 9.0 and later include the
spellchecker for Mozilla. It can be installed with the command
- Have you compiled Mozilla on a platform for
which we do not yet offer binaries?
Then why not help us out and compile the spellchecker too, and
contribute an XPI! Check out
source, and turn to the mailing
lists if you have questions. We'd sure appreciate it!
This is the Mozilla spellchecker project, which adds
spell checking ability to the Mozilla Composer and the Mozilla Mail
message composition window. It uses the MySpell spell checking engine
(also used in OpenOffice.org)
It is living here as a refugee from
Head over to the
(2003-07-28) Spellchecker code checked into Mozilla trunk!
(2003-05-12) New binaries for 1.4b
(2003-05-10) RedHat 9 RPM for 1.2.1
(2003-04-18) Solaris binary for 1.4a (Forte)
(2003-04-15) FreeBSD5.0 binary for 1.3
The spellchecker project can be contacted through the mailing list or the member list.
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