[scribus] State of spell checking in scribus 1.4

David Duncan maildaveduncan at gmail.com
Tue Sep 25 11:05:58 UTC 2012

On 25/09/2012 12:48, a.l.e wrote:
> hi jluc
>> Le 24/09/2012 12:41, JLuc a écrit :
>>> Le 24/09/2012 11:21, Owen a écrit :
>>>> It sort of works with 1.4.2 which I built with
>>> OK i will try to compile with these 2 first options.
>> Hmm it seems not effective.
>> I'm on Ubuntu.
>> Ale said there was a "spellcheck" option at the end of "Item" menu
>> but there is none on Ubuntu scribus.
>> Is it possible to have such a difference ?
> yep, if scribus does not find any "spelling libraries" it won't 
> probably show you the menu entry...
> as i wrote in irc, i don't see it either on a default ubuntu install...
> but i didn't explore the issue further, so i don't know if my ubuntu 
> misses anything that scribus is looking for.
> ciao
> a.l.e
Hi guys, I'm working on Ubuntu 12.04, Scribus 1.4.1. Spell check shows 
up in menu and when you hit F7 (when text block is selected). However, 
It doesn't detect misspelled words (it does report words with quotation 
marks attached) - I've tried several of the available libraries.


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