[scribus] spellcheck

John Beardmore John at T4sLtd.co.uk
Tue Apr 3 17:52:09 UTC 2012

On 03/04/2012 18:45, Craig Bradney wrote:
> On 4/3/12 4:18 PM, John Beardmore wrote:
>> On 03/04/2012 09:13, Keith Abraham wrote:
>>> I filed a bug report for the non functioning spellchecker (#0010511)
>>> some time ago but it seems to languishing in a dark corner. Hopefully
>>> the devs will tackle it soon.
>> I can understand that it's a non trivial problem, especially as windows doesn't support the
>> preferred external spell checker. It would still be really useful though.
>> Cheers, J/.
> aspell doesnt want to relocate properly on OSX so we cannot re-distribute it. If you build manually
> on OSX you can get aspell functionality working ok.
> There's bug 8291 for switching to enchant but the person who submitted the patch has had not time to
> make it work properly.. maybe one day.

So given that windows would really need a completely different 
mechanism, what would be appropriate and are there any
candidates ?

Cheers, J/.
John Beardmore,MSc EDM (Open),B.A. Chem (Oxon),CMIOSH,CEnv,MIEMA,MEI
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