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    This is an experimental technology
    Because this technology's specification has not stabilized, check the compatibility table for the proper prefixes to use in various browsers. Also note that the syntax and behavior of an experimental technology is subject to change in future versions of browsers as the spec changes.

    Forces a spelling and grammar check on HTML elements, even if the user has not focused on the elements. This method overrides user agent behavior. The user interface of the check, for example whether red underlining appears, is determined by the user agent.




    Specification Status Comment
    WHATWG HTML Living Standard
    The definition of 'HTMLElement.forceSpellCheck()' in that specification.
    Living Standard Initial definition
    The definition of 'HTMLElement.forceSpellCheck' in that specification.
    Working Draft First W3C snapshot of WHATWG HTML Living Standard with the method defined in it.

    Browser compatibility

    Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
    Basic support ? Not supported Not supported ? ?
    Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
    Basic support ? Not supported Not supported ? ?

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