The Google Toolbar Spellchecker & Getting Spellchecking In Your Search Box

Yesterday, I wrote about what seemed to be a new feature Google was testing to put spell checking into the search box. Nope, not a new experiment. It actually turns out to be a function of the Google Toolbar. It happens if you type something into any form, including a search box, and push the ABC/Check button. Google Blogoscoped explains more here. It would be cool if it did work in the search box automatically, though -- again, time for Google Suggest to be added to the main Google site, rather than a Google Toolbar feature for Firefox users.

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