[Scribus] Spell checking

avox avox
Sat May 19 04:23:18 CEST 2007

Gora Mohanty-3 wrote:
> ...
> 2. Spell-checking menu items: I am not sure where to add these, but am
>    considering (a) at the top of the Extras menu, or (b) in a sub-menu
>    under Extras > Aspell. I envisage three menu items: (a) Check
>    Spelling, which operates a word at a time on selected text, (b)
>    Autocheck Spelling, which checks every word in the current
>    selection (I am not sure what this would mean in the context of
>    Scribus, but probably something like a frame, or a page), and
>    highlights mis-spelled words, e.g., by underlining them with a
>    squiggly red line. (c) Choose Language / Settings which allows the
>    user to reset some aspell parameters, such as the dictionary in
>    use, on the fly. This is almost exactly a copy of the gedit
>    interface, under the Tools menu.

In 1.3.4 there is a charstyle property "language()" which should be used for
spellchecking, hyphenation and shortwords.

Squiggly lines will have to wait for 1.3.6, since that requires changes to
the text is stored and displayed.

Another possibility would be to integrate spellchecking with the Preflight

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