[Scribus] Spell checking

Craig Ringer craig
Thu May 10 19:56:26 CEST 2007

John R. Culleton wrote:

> I write text in Vim. I use ispell standalone to check the spelling. 
> Then I can import that text into Story editor or whatever.
> The philosophy of *nix from the beginning has been to use specialized 
> tools rather than one great big Swiss army knife of a program. I 
> would hate to have Scribus weighed down with on-the-fly spell 
> checking a la Microsoft Word etc.  

As a long time UNIX user, that's a concept I appreciate - but I also
recognise its limitations in GUI apps. Plugins are IMO a reasonable
compromise, especially when they provide an interface to external

Craig Ringer

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