Is a spell checker available for the WYSIWYG editor in Confluence 3.3 or 3.5?

Is a spell checker available for the WYSIWYG editor in Confluence 3.3 or 3.5? We are currently at 3.3 but can upgrade to the latest version if necessary.

thanks

Roger

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Confluence does not have a built-in spell checker. Most of the popular browsers – Chrome, Firefox, Safari – have their own spell checkers or extensions are available.

Which then spell checks any site you use...

What browser are you using?

I use Google Chrome which does spell check automatically.

See this ticket for other suggestions: https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/CONF-1212

Check out the new spell check plugin [Spellproof for Confluence|https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/au.net.bunney.spellproof.plugins.spellproof-confluence/server/overview] now available on Atlassian's Marketplace.

 

You can check spelling and grammar on your Confluence pages in three different languages - English, French and German. 

Sadly, Spellproof only appears to be in UK English, even in our US installation. It says US is available but there's no way to select settings.

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