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Hi,
I want to disable spell checking to text boxes and textares that are in my web page.I am using Safari browser in windows OS. Can anybody send me the java script code or html tags(if available) to disable Spell checking..?

Thanks in advance..
 
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Krishnareddy,
Welcome to JavaRanch!

Spell check is a browser feature. You cannot turn off features in the user's browser.
 
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Hi Jeanne,
But in Firefox, we can disable the spellcheck by using spellcheck="false" attribute to a particular text box or text area.In the same way,is there any attribute/css property to make disable spellcheck in safari browser?Can you help me regarding this...
 
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No.
 
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Originally posted by Krishnareddy Yeruva:
But in Firefox, we can disable the spellcheck by using spellcheck="false" attribute to a particular text box or text area.In the same way,is there any attribute/css property to make disable spellcheck in safari browser?Can you help me regarding this...

That's not an attribute in the standard. It must be a Firefox extension. If the same doesn't work in Safari, it likely isn't there.
 
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HI Bear,
Can you give some detailed explanation regarding this. I am not getting this(no). You mean to say there is no such attriute/javascript code available.

Hi Jeanne,
First thanks for your reply. Can you suggest me is there any chance to disable spell check by using javascript code? If it possible, send me the code..

Thanks in advance...
 
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We do not think that you can do it on Safari.

If you find a solution please report back.

Eric
 
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Bear's no was in response to "In the same way,is there any attribute/css property to make disable spellcheck in safari browser?". I agree with him that it is likely you can't disable spellcheck. If there is no way of setting an attribute in HTML, there wouldn't be one in JavaScript because the attribute doesn't exist.
 
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Hi Jeanne,
thank you. If you find any solution regarding this Safari browser, please update me. It is very urgent to me.

Hi Bear,
Thanks for you also. and update me when you find the solution for this. very urgent to me...

thanks a lot...
 
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Originally posted by Krishnareddy Yeruva:
Hi Jeanne,
thank you. If you find any solution regarding this Safari browser, please update me. It is very urgent to me.

Hi Bear,
Thanks for you also. and update me when you find the solution for this. very urgent to me...

thanks a lot...


Bear and Jeanne are not going to find YOU the solution. We are not paid to do your work. We do not know of a solution. They have told you that countless times. You are going to have to try to find it yourself and there is probbaly not a solution at all.

If YOU find a solution please inform us.

Eric
 
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I think "no" was pretty clear. There's no way to do it.
 
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