[scribus] spellcheck

Craig Bradney cbradney at scribus.info
Tue Apr 3 18:23:20 UTC 2012

On 4/3/12 8:21 PM, Tornóci László wrote:
> On 04/03/2012 08:01 PM, John Beardmore wrote:
>> On 03/04/2012 18:56, Cat wrote:
>>> 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.
> Is there a chance to support hunspell rather than aspell? Hunspell is the default spelling checker
> in libreoffice and it covers a lot more languages than aspell does. If scribus aims to be truly
> international (and we know there are efforts to support RTL, more exotic fonts etc) I think hunspell
> is the way to go.
> Or perhaps this 'enchant' thingy supports hunspell too?

We'd happily swap for hunspell... feel free to submit a new version of the spelling plugin as a
feature request on bugs.scribus.net.


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