Closed Bug 1764506 Opened 10 months ago Closed 10 months ago

Adding a language pack isn't reflected on the check spelling languages list

Categories

(Core :: Spelling checker, defect)

Firefox 101
Desktop
All
defect

Tracking

()

RESOLVED INVALID
Tracking Status
firefox99 --- affected
firefox100 --- affected
firefox101 --- affected

People

(Reporter: hani.yacoub, Unassigned)

References

(Blocks 1 open bug)

Details

Affected versions

Firefox 99.0.1
Firefox 100.0b5
Firefox 101.0a1

Affected platforms

Windows 10 x64
macOS 11.6
Ubuntu 20.04 x64

Steps to reproduce

  1. Open Firefox and go to https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/language-tools/
  2. Add any language pack.
  3. Go to https://www.onlinetexteditor.com/
  4. Right click on the textarea -> Languages.

Expected result

Adding a language pack should be reflected on the check spelling languages list.

Actual Result

Adding a language pack isn't reflected on the check spelling languages list.

Note

The same issue is also reproducible on old Firefox versions.

Has STR: --- → yes

Language packs and dictionaries have no relation, they are two different types of add-ons.

Open Firefox and go to https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/language-tools/

There's a column for dictionaries.

Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 10 months ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID

There is indeed, but we expect the same results after adding a language pack like after adding a dictionary per a discussion with :dminor on slack.

Flags: needinfo?(dminor)

That was my mistake, I thought the language packs would also contain the dictionaries.

Flags: needinfo?(dminor)
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