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Speckie v1.0.0 - Spell Check for IE

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You must be seeing a cached version of the Beta page, try refreshing.

Ummm, no. As can be seen now on the beta page, you went from 1.6.8 as I mentioned above to 1.7.2 which you just posted a couple hours ago. No big deal, it was just odd to see the final release a later version than the beta.

I notice Speckie ignores words containing digits and foreign characters - can that be extended to words in URLs and email addresses?

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The only issue I have is that the right-click button on the keyboard doesn't seem to work?

When my cursor is in the middle of a word that isn't spelt correctly, then usually (like on Word or whatever) I can use the right-click button on the keyboard (next to the right CRTL button), but Speckie doesn't seem to know what it does.

Minor, but might be worth a mention.

A great addon!

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Ummm, no. As can be seen now on the beta page, you went from 1.6.8 as I mentioned above to 1.7.2 which you just posted a couple hours ago. No big deal, it was just odd to see the final release a later version than the beta.

I notice Speckie ignores words containing digits and foreign characters - can that be extended to words in URLs and email addresses?

lol, it actually went from 1.6.8 > No Beta > 1.7.2, that's why when you posted it still stated 1.6.8 I told you to refresh. Nevermind.

It should already be ignoring email and URL addresses. I'll look in to it.

The only issue I have is that the right-click button on the keyboard doesn't seem to work?

When my cursor is in the middle of a word that isn't spelt correctly, then usually (like on Word or whatever) I can use the right-click button on the keyboard (next to the right CRTL button), but Speckie doesn't seem to know what it does.

Minor, but might be worth a mention.

A great addon!

I rely on IE firing a 'right mouse click' event whenever a context menu is shown. If IE doesn't fire the event, there's not much I can do. I'm guessing you're on a netbook/laptop ?

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I rely on IE firing a 'right mouse click' event whenever a context menu is shown. If IE doesn't fire the event, there's not much I can do. I'm guessing you're on a netbook/laptop ?

No, a desktop.

However the latest release seems to have mysteriously fixed this. I got the dialog (with the option of words) at the top left of the screen.

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No, a desktop.

However the latest release seems to have mysteriously fixed this. I got the dialog (with the option of words) at the top left of the screen.

I'm intrigued. If you have the time, could you contact me directly to help resolve the issue please.

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I am wondering if anyone else besides me is experiencing problems when scrolling through Facebook. When older posts load down below the Facebook page IE9 freezes for a second or two. Sometimes the freeze is longer. When I disable Speckie the problem disappears.

Anyone else is having this problem?

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I am wondering if anyone else besides me is experiencing problems when scrolling through Facebook. When older posts load down below the Facebook page IE9 freezes for a second or two. Sometimes the freeze is longer. When I disable Speckie the problem disappears.

Anyone else is having this problem?

i do

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I am wondering if anyone else besides me is experiencing problems when scrolling through Facebook. When older posts load down below the Facebook page IE9 freezes for a second or two. Sometimes the freeze is longer. When I disable Speckie the problem disappears.

Anyone else is having this problem?

Happens with any version of IE on all the PCs i've tested, addons or not. It's Facebook.

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Happens with any version of IE on all the PCs i've tested, addons or not. It's Facebook.

Actually no. Like I said, it happens with Speckie enabled.

When I disable Speckie the problem disappears.

Tested it time and time again for several days now.

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Actually yes.

If I install Speckie, it'll make the problem worse though.

Try scrolling back approx 30 pages. Eventually IE just hard locks.

Trust me. ;)

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Actually no. Like I said, it happens with Speckie enabled.

When I disable Speckie the problem disappears.

Tested it time and time again for several days now.

I've addressed this issue in the latest Beta, see how it goes for you.

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I've addressed this issue in the latest Beta, see how it goes for you.

Thanks mauro, that worked. Problem solved. :)

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Hi and congrats for a great plugin Mauro!

I work with teaching visually impaired users and have created a small piece of software that enables low-vision users to enhance text currently being read (via Text-to-Speech) so it is easier for the user to follow where in the text the voice is currently reading. It was no problem highlighting text not contained in edit-boxes through some ordinary DOM/CSS trickery. Text in edit boxes (textarea, input etc) is a different matter and I have not found ways to add highlighting (I use a red rectangle surrounding the word) to text inside these boxes.

I see that you are able to add an underline to text in edit boxes and wonder how you where able to do so? Do you "overwrite" the ordinary inputbox rendered by IE? If you can be so kind to point me towards examples, sources, functions, APIs or other resources that can aid med in completing my assistive aid I (and my low vision users) would be very grateful. Since spell checking is not what I am trying to solve, a rectangle would have been best, do you think this is possible? If not, just underlining is a solution that I can live with for text contained in such controls.

Thanks for your help and keep up your great work!

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Hi and congrats for a great plugin Mauro!

I work with teaching visually impaired users and have created a small piece of software that enables low-vision users to enhance text currently being read (via Text-to-Speech) so it is easier for the user to follow where in the text the voice is currently reading. It was no problem highlighting text not contained in edit-boxes through some ordinary DOM/CSS trickery. Text in edit boxes (textarea, input etc) is a different matter and I have not found ways to add highlighting (I use a red rectangle surrounding the word) to text inside these boxes.

I see that you are able to add an underline to text in edit boxes and wonder how you where able to do so? Do you "overwrite" the ordinary inputbox rendered by IE? If you can be so kind to point me towards examples, sources, functions, APIs or other resources that can aid med in completing my assistive aid I (and my low vision users) would be very grateful. Since spell checking is not what I am trying to solve, a rectangle would have been best, do you think this is possible? If not, just underlining is a solution that I can live with for text contained in such controls.

Thanks for your help and keep up your great work!

Hi, thanks for the feedback. If you contact me directly, I'll be happy to help you :)

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Amazing job mauro! :cool:

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I finally realized that I had to enable single-line checking. Still doesn't work on http://www.city-data.com/forum/

I signed up to that forum to see what the issue is and it's a problem with the forum itself. I noticed that when you view a thread, it doesn't finish loading. You'll notice the busy icon on the tab continually spinning. Speckie cannot operate unless the page is completely loaded. The solution is to either have the forum operator fix the issue so the page isn't infinitely loading or hit the Stop button on the browser. Speckie will then work fine.

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I just tried that forum, as a guest, and speckie works just fine for me. Pages loaded fine too.

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I have just downloaded Speckie 1.8.5: the EULA terms have changed stating that Speckie is free for personal use only.

Mauro, how do you define 'personal use' and what is the cost of a license?

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@Vykranth, generally, it's defined as non commercial use. Licensing is determined by several factors, please direct all enquiries to the email address in the EULA or use the contact form.

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I had to uninstall this tool due to it causing hanging when checking email (hotmail) online when right clicking messenger from task bar or tray and selecting email inbox.

I disabled every other IE plugin and it still causes a lag and hang which makes it hard to use hotmail.

It also causes lags on other websites.

I did contact site and they deny it causes any problems.

Has anyone else experienced lag and hanging when using it?

Is there a similar alternative?

Thanks in advance.

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