Description of problem:
The spell check in Firefox is checking for British spelling instead of US spelling.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Happens every time.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start Firefox
2. Go to a page with a text input field.
3. Type the word "center" in the text input field.
Firefox indicates that the word is misspelled.
Firefox should not indicate that the word is misspelled.
The output of the command "echo $LANG" is
Are you sure it is not something in your profile configuration? Are you able to reproduce the issue, when you create new profile (run firefox -no-remote -P on the command line to get into Profile Manager dialog to create a new one)?
Also what is the output of this command?
grep -H spellchecker .mozilla/firefox/*/prefs.js
Thank you in advance for any reply
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 439598 ***
I am able to reproduce the issue when using a newly created profile.
The output of the command is
The output of the command for the newly created profile is:
.mozilla/firefox/lk235602.Default User/prefs.js:user_pref("spellchecker.dictionary", "en_HK");
If I edit prefs.js and change the value of spellchecker.dictionary to en_US, the problem seems to be resolved.