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Multiple lanagues in hunspell / locale

I am finding myself more and more using French as well as English. I use hunspell (mostly on Slack and Signal) which picks languages from locale, Is there a way to have my locale support both at the ...
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Spell-checker for an interactive bash on Debian as Ubuntu?

I'm not sure, but I remember Ubuntu can do similar to: $ miswrite-command No 'miswrite-command' found, did you mean: 'correct-command' from 'correct-package' (main) Try : sudo apt install ...
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How to maintain a list of names for the Hunspell spell checker?

Hunspell should help the user to write names properly. The names should be defined in the home directory of the user, so that every user can define his or her own list of important names. If a user ...
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How to use the system spell checker dictionary in Firefox?

I want to maintain one good dictionary system wide. Unfortunately there are many applications which use their own Hunspell dictionary. Finally it depends on the application and its outdated ...
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Adding words to Hunspell dictionary of Typora Markdown Editor in terminal at least

How to add words to a specific Hunspell dictionary? I am trying to add words to the dictionary, but it doesn't work. Not from terminal nor from application Typora that uses the dictionary. root@...
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Firefox misspelling all words since version 61

On my Debian 9 with Firefox 61 every word is marked as misspelled, except numbers (right now, currently as I'm typing). Things I've tried: Remove en-US dictionary and return it (Had to hard delete ...
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Adding hundred of thousands of words to spell check dictionary on Fedora 24

I would appreciate it if someone shows me how to add words to currently installed Arabic spell-check dict_ar-3.0.oxt in Fedora 24. I have my own word list which has been extracted from several Arabic ...
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How can I tell which dictionary kate/KDE is using for spell checking?

I noticed that kate thinks that a particular word is spelled correctly, even though is it misspelled. When I check the word using aspell or enchant utilities, they both correctly identify it as being ...
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Is there a grammar-checker under linux?

While there are spell-checkers but AFAIK they are limited to spell-checking. Are there any grammar-checking utilities in free software and more precisely Debian. Even if not in Debian, then in free ...
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Spelling mistakes in the file?

I have a file with spelling mistakes in it. It has a lot of mistakes I need to find all mistakes and correct them. I used : spell [filename] it shows me spelling mistakes thiis iz wurse ... and ...
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Any good way to detect a misnamed config file?

I just solved an issue where my application was working on one computer, but I couldn't get it to work on a different computer. I spent several hours scratching my head, and finally figured out that I ...
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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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How to make the zsh “correct” functionality remember my spell-correction decisions

I have enabled correction (I wouldn't call it autocorrection specifically because of this issue) in zsh by enabling setopt correct in my .zshrc. Now, when I type dtae in a terminal, I get: dtae ...
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How to list available dictionaries for hunspell?

Is there some way to list all available dictionaries in hunspell? Something like aspell dump dicts. printf | hunspell -D prints too much junk, and I want to query hunspell itself, not do something ...
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Vim spell punctuation for ⸮

I am finding myself using the point d'irony (⸮) more and more. However, vim spelling does not recognise it as a valid punctuation character. How can I add it to vim so that the spelling works?
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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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How to have Kate spell check ignore run together words?

I use Kate editor for scientific programming (Fortran, Python, matlab) and would like to leave spell check on, but have it automatically ignore words that have been run together to create a variable ...
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Customize flyspell (ispell) dictionary

I know how to add custom words to ispell, but I would like to remove certain words from the dictionary. For example, although ass and asses are correct words, I rarely type them, and would like to ...
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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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Do spellcheckers exist that are aware of Markdown?

I would like to run a spellchecker over my articles before I publish them. I think aspell is ok, but it should not try to check code blocks: asdfasdfa adsfa sdfa text to check adsfasd f ``` a wild ...
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In Fedora, how do I turn off the automatic dictionary suggestions?

I just installed Fedora 19 in VirtualBox using an image from virtualboxes.org. It suggests words from a dictionary wherever I type. It's slow and it won't let me type what I want, since it ...
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Make hunspell work with emacs and german language

I want to make hunspell work with emacs24 and a german dictionary on a ubuntu 13.04-box. To do so I installed hunspell and hunspell-de and added the following to my .emacs file: (setq ispell-...
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How can I create my own spelling file for vim?

At the moment I'm writing a document where I need to use a lot of acronyms, technical language, and non German words. Now I was wondering if I could create a spelling file (tech_speak) which checks ...
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Create custom wordlist

I want to create a custom list of (scientific) words for purposes like spell checking and OCR based on my collection of scientific papers in pdf format. Using pdftotext I can easily create a text file ...
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Gedit or an other non-commandline editor with the ability to spell-check two languages at the same time

I'm searching for an editor with the ability to spell-check two languages at the same time (German and English). Gedit can't do it out of the box. But I want to use Gedit. It should be possible by ...
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E763 with vim and spell checker

I want to add germand spell checking to vim. So I set :set spl=de_de spell then there is a dialogue, where I can create a directory called .vim/spell. And then there is another question where I can ...
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hunspell: add word to dictionary from command line

From hunspell man page: ... When in the -a mode, hunspell will also accept lines of single words prefixed with any of '*', '&', '@', '+', '-', '~', '#', '!', '%', '`', or '^'. A ...
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Spell check comments in vim

I'm a C/C++ professional programmer who makes lots of spelling mistakes in comments. I want to configure vim such that the spell-checker only looks for misspelled words within comments. If necessary I'...
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Can someone explain what hunzip is for?

I understand what hunspell is for, but I was browsing the source code and the man, and I'm not sure: Does hunzip compress text files or just dictionaries ?
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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 ...
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vim spell checker?

Is there a way to spell check a file using vim?