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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.


The ::spelling-error CSS pseudo-element represents a text segment which the browser has flagged as incorrectly spelled.

Only a small subset of CSS properties can be used in a rule using ::spelling-error in its selector: color, background-color, cursor, text-emphasis-color, text-shadow, outline and its longhands, text-decoration and its associated properties.


Specification Status Comment
CSS Pseudo-Elements Level 4
The definition of '::spelling-error' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial definition

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support ? ? ? ? ?
Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support ? ? ? ? ? ?

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