Questions tagged [aspell]

Questions about using/installing/configuring the aspell interactive spell checker. Do not use for spell checking issues using different tools such as ispell.

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Is there an extended aspell-en (English) dictionary?

I've been using aspell-en package and I've found there are quite a few valid english words missing. eg: Determinator Dereference Enqueue Parallelization Unregister Is there an extended dictionary I ...
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Spell checking user's input by aspell, but how to invoke the INTERACTIVE mode in this context?

I have wrote a script which receives a user's sentence, i'd like to pipe the string to aspell and then get the INTERACTIVE screen's suggestions (in case user had some typos). Afterwards the words ...
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How to fix aspell (bn-BD) invalid strings compiling issue

When I tried to re-create aspell-bn (bn-BD) i.e. of Bengali(BD) language spellchecker with help of this link for aspell6 by compiling like the following $ cvs -z3 -d:pserver:anonymous@cvs.savannah....
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Use multi language dictionary with aspell

I have a large .tex file that contains two languages and I want to spellcheck it without going crazy. So just spellchecking for one language and pressing "ignore" for words from the other language is ...
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Aspell: how to ignore words permanently

I have a tex file that I update regularly and want to check for spelling every time. I would like aspell to remember the mispelled words that I chose to ignore and automatically ignore them in every ...
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filter document via aspell

I need to get a clean txt document and my first approach is to use aspell. The issue is I need it on batch, no interactive mode. Every txt file is piped to aspell and must be returned a new document ...
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Command line method to find repeat-word typos, with line numbers

Updated: Clarify line number requirement, some verbosity reductions From the command line, is there a way to: check a file of English text to find repeat-word typos, along with line numbers where ...
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get rid of extra languages installed with aspell [duplicate]

I have installed aspell-en, so that I can use spell check for English. When I want to switch to the English dictionary in my application, I don't see only "en" but many other languages, such as ...
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how to make aspell ignore upper case words (acronyms)?

aspell seems to have some support for filters: http://aspell.net/0.50-doc/man-html/4_Customizing.html#filter but I can't find any way to tell it to ignore words that are all capital letters (typically ...
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Where does aspell store own added words?

Where does aspell stores own added words (with the 'a' option) and how can I manipulate this list? I hope aspell stores this in a seperate dictionary, seperate from the language dictionary. ...
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Using find and aspell together

I'm trying to spell check all the *.md files in my current directory but the following command fails: >> find . -maxdepth 1 -name "*.md" | xargs -I {} aspell check {} xargs: aspell: exited with ...
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aspell installs too many languages

I have installed aspell-en and aspell-de. I have expected this will give me the choice between en and de languages. However, the package has installed many versions of en and de languages and now when ...
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SpellCheck in FreeBSD

In FreeBSD; the SpellCheck doesn't work for me. For example I installed midori from the ports. In dependencies it installed enchantand enchant had the option for some dictionary (i.e. Hspell, Aspell .....
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How can I export my aspell dictionary?

At the moment, I'm working on a big LaTeX document about mathematics and once in a while I do some spell-checking on it. As you can guess, there are a lot of words which are not in a standard ...
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Linux adding wordlist for spell checking

We have a small linux cluster (12 machines). Before we populate our database (then create a report from database contents) we would like to spell check a few files. The problem I have is some fields ...
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Drop into an editor from inside aspell

I'm writing my doctoral dissertation using vim and LaTeX, and I spell-check the document using aspell. Sometimes I run across an error that can't suitably be fixed using the built-in spell-check ...