Microsoft (American Multinational Company) has recently released Windows Spell Checker feature for all Chromium-based browsers to benefit from Windows SpellCheck integration. This new feature is now available in Microsoft Edge 83 version that uses Windows SpellCheck to correct works type inside the browser. Before this, Microsoft Edge was using Chromium’s own Spellcheck feature, but now all version of Edge browser supporting Windows SpellCheck feature.
Furthermore, Windows SpellCheck is managed through Windows settings where you can configure which languages are installed and what language is used by Operating System. In case if you want to revert back to Chromium SpellCheck, then you can do but Microsoft suggests the new Windows SpellCheck integration is much better.
Windows SpellChecker feature support for all version of Microsoft Edge
This new feature supports ‘hastag (#)’ and acronyms like ‘COVID-19’ as well as it won’t count common words email address, URLs and other command words as errors. To enable “Windows SpellChecker” in Chrome 83, you can go for “chrome://flags/#win-use-native-spellchecker” and enable the experimental flag. Once done, restart the browser.
Microsoft release Microsoft Edge Dev built 84.0.522.5: New update for Microsoft Edge Dev
Microsoft Edge Dev built 84.0.522.5 has been released for Windows and MacOS that comes with multiple improvements like support full page translation in Impressive Reader and Read Aloud Feature in PDFs. The new Edge Dev update released with several bug fixes and improvements.
List of fixes and improvements
- Solved an issue where extensions that allow keyboard shortcuts to be set aren’t able to have those shortcuts be changed on edge://extensions/shortcuts.
- Solved an issue where autofill popups sometimes appear when they shouldn’t with incorrect suggestions.
- Solved an issue where browser profiles associated with a work or school account are sometimes unintentionally signed out or removed.
- Solved an issue on Mac where languages on the Language Settings page sometimes can’t be selected to “Offer to translate pages in this language”.
- Solved an issue where starting Read Aloud on certain pages leaves Edge in a state where Read Aloud can’t be stopped even though there’s nothing to read.
- Solved an issue where attempting to save an edited PDF brings up the “Save As” dialog every time it’s saved instead of silently saving.
- Fixed an issue where the Find on Page popup sometimes gets stuck and can’t be interacted with.
- Fixed an issue where history entries in the Jumplist sometimes aren’t cleared after closing the browser when history is set to be cleared on close.
- Solved an issue where favorites on the Favorites Bar sometimes forget that they’re supposed to be icon only.
To download/install Microsoft Dev, you can visit company’s official website and download the update. If you have any suggestions or queries regarding “Windows SpellCheck feature for Edge browser” and “Microsoft Edge Dev update”, please write on comment box given below.
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