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22 Jun 2021   Last updated 28 June 2021

How to enable spell check while editing transcripts online?

Guide about enabling spell check in Google Chrome
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Lots of users see the advantages of using spell check built-in features. It comes in handy when you don’t have enough time to check your spelling thoroughly. Spell check works then and underlines any wrong spellings. This way you can correct them manually. It also checks the grammar in the document. It gives alternative/correct spellings to the misspelled words.

Amberscript acknowledges the importance of spell check, that’s why our online transcript editor is equipped with such functionality. This way it’s much easier to correct any misspelled words in a transcript. In this guide, we’ll tell you how to enable this feature under the Chrome browser.

Procedure

Enabling enhanced spell check in Chrome browser is simple, and intuitive. Do the following:

  1. While being in Google Chrome click three vertical dots Google Chrome settings menu icon in the upper right corner of the browser window
  2. Select Settings
  3. Select first entry from the left side menu You and Google
  4. Select Sync and Google Services
  5. Scroll down to the section titled Other Google Services
  6. Toggle the switch next to Enhanced spell check to the enabled position
Google Chrome-inställningsvy för att aktivera stavningskontroll
Google Chrome-inställningsvy med förbättrad stavningskontroll aktiverad

NOTE: Google Chrome keeps changing and the following procedure was noted on version 91.0.4472.114 (Official Build).
If there should be any changes for future versions, we will update this procedure accordingly.

Choosing spell check option

Chrome browser offers basic spell check and an enhanced one. If you would like to use the basic spell check, that doesn’t send a typed text to Google, you should follow these steps:

  1. While being in Google Chrome click three vertical dots Google Chrome settings menu icon in the upper right corner of the browser window
  2. Select Settings
  3. Expand the Advanced section and choose Languages. Alternatively, you can paste this link in the address bar: chrome://settings/languages
  4. Check if the Spell check toggle is set to be enabled
  5. Select the Basic spell check option
Google Chrome stavningskontrollinställningsvy med grundläggande stavningskontroll aktiverad
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