[scribus] spellcheck

John Beardmore John at T4sLtd.co.uk
Tue Apr 3 14:14:33 UTC 2012

On 03/04/2012 06:40, ale rimoldi wrote:

>> I'm on OS X, so not fam with Linux ware.
> basically, it's a good idea to have your text checked for spells before
> you load it into scribus...

Well it would be if there's no built in spell checker.

> for the rest of us, scribus offers a spell checker at the bottom of
> the item menu... it's available on any platform, where it can found
> aspell, iirc.

Which by the sound of it is Linux ?

> i know that there were some efforts to get it to work on os x, but i
> don't recall what the result was.
> i admit that i've almost never used... but i fear that the last time
> i tried to use it, it didn't really work correctly... but you might try
> it yourself!

But some users do seem very keen to have this feature, despite the 
religious wars about what constitutes an ideal workflow.

At the moment I spell check by pasting Scribus text into word or OO. Not 

Cheers, J/.
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