Browser (classic interface)

Language and spelling

You can manage spell check settings in browser settings.

Spell check language

Attention! The spellchecker is not available for all languages.

To select the spell check language:
  1. Click the button
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    In the top right corner of the browser window

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      Settings.
  2. In the lower part of the Settings page, click the Show advanced settings button.

  3. In the Languages section, click the Language and input settings button.

  4. On the left side of the Languages window, select the language.
  5. On the right side of the window, click Use this language for spell checking.
  6. Click Done and restart the browser to apply the changes.
To add a spell check language:
  1. Click the button
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    In the top right corner of the browser window

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      Settings.
  2. In the lower part of the Settings page, click the Show advanced settings button.

  3. In the Languages section, click the Language and input settings button.

  4. In the left part of the Languages window, click Add.
  5. Select a language.
  6. Click OK.
To switch between languages during spell check:
  1. In the text box, open the context menu
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    By right-clicking

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  2. Select Spell-checker options and choose the desired language.

Attention! The list will only show those languages that you specified as preferred languages in your settings.

To add a word
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A word that‘s not in the dictionary is underlined with a dotted red line

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to the spell check dictionary:
  1. Click the button
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    In the top right corner of the browser window

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      Settings.
  2. In the lower part of the Settings page, click the Show advanced settings button.

  3. In the Languages section, click the Language and input settings button.

  4. Click the button
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    In the bottom part of the Languages window

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     Custom spelling dictionary.
  5. Add a word and click Done.
To select the spell check language:
  1. Close all applications and click the icon
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    In the top left corner

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      System preferences.
  2. In the Personal section, select Language & Text.
  3. Switch to the Text tab.
  4. Select a language from the Spelling list.
To add a spell check language:
  1. In Yandex.Browser, click Settings.
  2. In the lower part of the Settings page, click the Show advanced settings button.

  3. In the Languages section, click the Language and input settings button.

  4. In the left part of the Languages window, click Add.
  5. Select a language.
  6. Click OK, then click Done.
To switch between languages during spell check:
  1. In the text box, open the context menu.
  2. Click Spelling and GrammarSpell-Checker.
  3. Select a language.
To add a word
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A word that‘s not in the dictionary is underlined with a dotted red line

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to the spell check dictionary:
  1. Open the context menu for the desired word.
  2. Select Add to dictionary from the list.

Attention! The spellchecker is not available for all languages.

Enabling and disabling spell check

To enable or disable spell check:
  1. Click the button
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    In the top right corner of the browser window

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      Settings.
  2. In the lower part of the Settings page, click the Show advanced settings button.

  3. In the Languages section, click Language and input settings.
  4. Enable or disable spell check in the Enable spell checking field.
To disable spell check for a specific text field:
  1. In the text box, open the context menu.
  2. Select Spell-checker options.

  3. Turn off the Check spelling option.

To enable or disable spell check:
  1. Close all applications and click System settings.
  2. Go to the Language and region section.
  3. Click the icon
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    In the top left corner

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    Keyboard settings.
  4. Switch to the Text tab.
  5. Make sure that English is selected in the Spelling list, and the Correct errors automatically option is turned on.
  6. Open Yandex.Browser and go to the text field.
  7. Open the context menu and select Spelling and Grammar.
  8. Make sure that the Check spelling when typing option is unchecked (or checked).

Note. These are all the possible steps that you may need to complete. However, some of these steps may not be necessary if the settings are already made in the system.

To disable spell check for a specific text field:
  1. In the text box, open the context menu.
  2. Select Spelling and Grammar.
  3. Turn off the Check spelling while typing option.
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