Global spell checker.

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Global spell checker.

Post by ChrisGreaves »

Sigh! yet another application, yet another session of adding "Bonavista" to a custom, user, dictionary. (MSWord, LibreOffice, Thunderbird, Firefox, ...
This world, or at the least, my small part of it, is ready for an application that can effect spell-checking on any and every application that can benefit from spell-checking.

I suspect that MSOffice will not accept any substitutes; that is, the <F7> key (which incidentally turns off the Mouse on this Acer Aspire 3 laptop) is going to invoke the MSOffice version of spell-check no matter what. That being the case, perhaps the Global Spell-checker could be charged with monitoring the Custom.DIC et al. in MSOffice and harvesting new additions from Custom.DIC, and loading Custom.DIC with additions harvested from other applications.

I suspect that somewhere there is a desktop application that will allow a specialized spell-checker to hook in, but I have not yet found it. Have you?

In the meantime, a simple application that, once told of an application's custom dictionary, can keep that dictionary up to date with the benefit of other dictionaries would be a boon.

Also Auto-correct, but I'll get to that later.

Thanks, Chris
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