Spell checking when using Experts Exchange Article Rich Text Editor

I'm using Firefox 40.0.2 on Windows 10.

When I'm asking questions in EE, spell checking works just fine:
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However, when I'm composing a new Article, the 'Article Body' field - spell checker just doesn't work! See here:
2.PNGThe 'Title' and 'Introduction' fields are spell checking just fine but the 'Article Body' field - spell checking just doesn't work.

If I right click on the fields that work, I get the Firefox right click menu which has options for spell checking:
3.PNGBut right click in the 'Article Body' field, I get a 'Paste' option:
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Any one have any idea's why this is and if it is something I can resolve?

thanks
Mark
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Joe Winograd, Fellow&MVEDeveloperCommented:
Hi Mark,

It's one of many shortcomings (and bugs) in the new article editor. This has been reported at least three times, going back more than a year ago:

19-Aug-2014
http://www.experts-exchange.com/bugs/4672/Article-Spell-Checker-Doesn't.html

7-Nov-2014
http://www.experts-exchange.com/bugs/6443/Articles-Do-Not-Provide-Spell-Check-Any-More.html

13-Dec-2014
http://www.experts-exchange.com/bugs/6529/Articles-Still-Not-Providing-Spell-Check.html

I solve the problem by doing a spell-check in Word before entering anything into the online article editor. Regards, Joe

Update: Your question inspired me to report it at the Article WYSIWYG project:
http://www.experts-exchange.com/bugs/8785/Spell-Check-does-not-work.html
Regards, Joe
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Mark GalvinManaging Director / Principal ConsultantAuthor Commented:
Hi

Whilst not a solution as such, i believe that reporting as a bug as Joe has is the way forward. I will keep an eye on the  Article WYSIWYG project page and see what comes of it.

I have been using Outlook/Word to check my text chunks recently but feel that given the other fields (i realise& understand those fields are not using the same text editor)

Thanks
Mark
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Joe Winograd, Fellow&MVEDeveloperCommented:
You're welcome, Mark. And thanks to you for awarding points to me. Cheers, Joe

Update:
Just got the good news that spell check is going live on Monday:
http://www.experts-exchange.com/bugs/8785/Spell-Check-does-not-work.html#c1751448
Regards, Joe
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Mark GalvinManaging Director / Principal ConsultantAuthor Commented:
Thanks Joe. That is a good step forward!!

Cheers
Mark
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