Firefox: Enable Spellchecking in Single Line Fields

When You are writing a lot in web forms e.g. issue tracker You definitely want a spellchecker enabled.

In Firefox You can do this via a config value.

  1. Type “about:config” into navigation bar
  2. Accept the “I will be careful” reminder
  3. Search for “layout.spellcheckDefault”
  4. Double click on entry
  5. Set value to 2

This will enable the spellchecker for multi-line controls and single-line controls.


iMacros for the Rescue 

Bill Gates once said: “I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it.”

Sometimes being such a lazy person I’ve discovered a couple of years ago a neat little browser plug in which let’s you automate your browser. It’s called iMacros and is available for Firefox and Chrome.

After the installation you get an icon in your toolbar:

When You click this icon the iMacros sidebar opens and you find a bunch of demo scripts: Continue reading “iMacros for the Rescue “