How To Change Spell Check To Use Us English On Mac

November 01, 2015 mac

Can't remember how many times I've been bothered by the red dotted underlines telling me "favorite", "customize" are spelled wrong... apparently the system is using British English to check the spell.

Here is how to change it the use to American English.

Go to System Preferences -> Keyboard -> Text, Change Spelling to U.S. English.

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Qihuan Piao

Qihuan Piao

Qihuan Piao(aka kinopyo) is Chinese based in Tokyo, Japan. Fulltime fullstack software writer using Rails. He shares coding tips, personal failures and random success in this blog. His infamous line - "I feel calm when I kill those monsters, or people (in game)" shocks his friends deeply.