[scribus] spellcheck

John Beardmore John at T4sLtd.co.uk
Tue Apr 3 18:01:55 UTC 2012

On 03/04/2012 18:56, Cat wrote:
> On Apr 3, 2012, at 10:54 AM, Craig Bradney wrote:

>> Why would windows need a different mechanism? Not only do I not see why we would need a different
>> mechanism, but enchant is (was?) supposed to interface to the natively installed system under
>> Windows, Linux or OSX, etc.
> I don't mean to oversimplify what it takes to implement a spell checker ( I am not a programmer) but don't programs that do have a spell checker make calls to the dictionary installed on the computer? and Is that what Scribus needs to have? A sub-program that compares document words to the computer's dictionary?

As I understand it, that's the function of aspell etc.

Cheers, J/.
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