Spellcheck attribute does not work on input type text fields in EdgeHTML 15

Issue #13929893 • Assigned to travil


Sep 25, 2017
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The following html is supported on IE 11.

<p><input type="text" spellcheck="true"> Input element with type="text" </input></p>
<p><div contenteditable="true">Content editable div element</div></p>
<p><textarea >Text area element</textarea></p>

However, spell checking is supported for the textarea and div above but NOT the input type text on EdgeHTML 15.

The caniuse.com website says the spellcheck attribute is supported on Edge since EdgeHTML14. This does not appear to be the case.

I do have the Typing setting for spellcheck enabled on the Windows 10 PC I am testing this out on.


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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “James M.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Grisha L.”

      Changed Assigned To to “travil”

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