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Spell Checker and More

Tip: Looking for a good spell checker that works with forms? Look no further. Google Toolbar offers an easy to use spell checker for any website containing forms. Go to Google Toolbar (http://www.google.com/tools/firefox/toolbar/index.html) to download to add to your browser. It should be backward-compatible
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Looking for a good spell checker that works with forms? Look no further. Google Toolbar offers an easy to use spell checker for any website containing forms.

Go to Google Toolbar (http://www.google.com/tools/firefox/toolbar/index.html) to download to add to your browser. It should be backward-compatible to Internet Explorer 3 and 4 and Firefox browser using toolbar version 2.

Type into any Web form, Web-based Email, discussion forums, Web applications, and any Web-based text editor.

Click the SpellCheck button to find any mistake or typo. Any misspelled word turns red with an underline. Then choose from the pull-down menu or ignore.

The AutoFix option even corrects all of your text with a single click.

There is even a new search engine that gives you a list of useful suggestions based on popular Google searches, spelling corrections and your own Toolbar search history and bookmarks. You can also click the ’G’ icon in the search box to search different Google sites, the current site, or sites for which you’ve installed custom search buttons.

Use the Word Translator to translate words on English Web pages into another language? Hover your mouse cursor over an English word and Toolbar's WordTranslator will tell you what it means in your own language. WordTranslator currently supports translation from English into Chinese (Traditional and Simplified), Japanese, Korean, French, Italian, German and Spanish.

Use the Subscribe option to have the Toolbar automatically detect if content of the page you are browsing is available for subscription and enable the “Subscribe” button to notify you. When enabled, simply click "Subscribe" and you'll be taken to your chosen feed reader to confirm the subscription.

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