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Turning off autocorrect

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Community Member, 1 Post

6 July 2016 at 3:22am

Hi all, I'm working on a site with a team of colleagues, neither of whom (including myself) are particularly CMS literate. We've all used different CMSs (Typo3, WordPress, Drupal...) but we're not developers. One of us is having an issue with autocorrrect that bizarrely the others don't have. She uses Internet Explorer if that makes a difference. For her, SS autocorrects English to German and we cannot find a way of turning this off!
She also works with Typo3 on the same machine with the same browser and this doesn't happen. When working with Typo3, the system automatically recognises the language she's writing in. Any ideas? Thanks!

Fred Condo

Community Member, 29 Posts

7 July 2016 at 10:46am

SilverStripe uses the browser's inbuilt spelling checker (assuming you don't have a dreadfully old version of SilverStripe), so something in the SilverStripe site may be setting the locale to German. If the site uses the multilingual features of SilverStripe, they may not have been properly set up. Another possibility would be that her browser preferences have been inadvertently set to request the German language. These are things that you might want to enlist a developer or system administrator to help you look into.