I have spell check enabled for the english keyboard, but when I use serbian cyrillic keyboard, I want that feature turned off, because then all the words get underlined like i spelled them wrong

How do I do this? Thanks

Somehow now it works just as I want in Firefox, but in Empathy it still marks all the Cyrillic words, and I just want it to mark misspelled English words

Here's an example

  • Firefox (good):


  • Empathy (bad):


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    In case you didn't know, you can select input language if you right click on inputbox and select from available languages (usually in sub-menu named Languages). So when you type in Serbian, right-click and select appropriate spell-checking language from context menu
    – zetah
    May 21, 2012 at 20:20
  • I don't have that option in Empathy
    – tuks
    May 21, 2012 at 22:34

1 Answer 1


Although this question is quite old, I think it could be useful for someone. There is setting in Empathy preferences dialog, in "Spellchecking" tab. There you can select languages for spellchecing from list of all installed ones.

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