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'''Note:''' the information in this page refers to old versions of Scribus. Version 1.4.2, [[1.4.2 Release|released]] in January 2013, includes a new spellchecker similar to the one found in LibreOffice, based on Hunspell.
  
 
==Introduction==
 
==Introduction==
There are no spell checker in Scribus, but you can use a good spell checker under GPL license : aspell [http://aspell.sourceforge.net/].
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There is no spell checker in released versions of Scribus, but the development version, 1.3.5, has one (see [[Aspell_in_1.3.5svn]])
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For 1.3.3 and earlier, you can use a good spell checker, licensed under the GPL: aspell [http://aspell.sourceforge.net/].
  
 
==Requirements==
 
==Requirements==
 
*Download and install aspell.
 
*Download and install aspell.
*Download and install aspell dictionary for your language.
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*Download and install an aspell dictionary for your language.
  
 
==Usage==
 
==Usage==
 
*In terminal/console : aspell --lang=fr --encoding=utf-8 --mode=sgml --add-sgml-check=ch check fichier.sla
 
*In terminal/console : aspell --lang=fr --encoding=utf-8 --mode=sgml --add-sgml-check=ch check fichier.sla
 
**--lang=fr for french, en for english, etc.
 
**--lang=fr for french, en for english, etc.
**--encoding=utf-8 Scribus format
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**--encoding=utf-8 (since it is the encoding in Scribus' file format)
**--mode=sgml Scribus file is XML
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**--mode=sgml (since a Scribus file is XML)
**--add-sgml-check=ch Check only the value CH and note all the values of XML.
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**--add-sgml-check=ch (Check only the value CH instead of all the values of XML)
 
**check action for aspell
 
**check action for aspell
**fichier.sla your Scribus file
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**fichier.sla (= your Scribus file)
  
 
==Notes==
 
==Notes==
 
*I'm french with a bad english, there are surely some mistakes.
 
*I'm french with a bad english, there are surely some mistakes.
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* This is a Wiki, so many eyes can improve your work. Thank you for your efforts!

Latest revision as of 20:10, 18 January 2013


Note: the information in this page refers to old versions of Scribus. Version 1.4.2, released in January 2013, includes a new spellchecker similar to the one found in LibreOffice, based on Hunspell.

Introduction

There is no spell checker in released versions of Scribus, but the development version, 1.3.5, has one (see Aspell_in_1.3.5svn) For 1.3.3 and earlier, you can use a good spell checker, licensed under the GPL: aspell [1].

Requirements

  • Download and install aspell.
  • Download and install an aspell dictionary for your language.

Usage

  • In terminal/console : aspell --lang=fr --encoding=utf-8 --mode=sgml --add-sgml-check=ch check fichier.sla
    • --lang=fr for french, en for english, etc.
    • --encoding=utf-8 (since it is the encoding in Scribus' file format)
    • --mode=sgml (since a Scribus file is XML)
    • --add-sgml-check=ch (Check only the value CH instead of all the values of XML)
    • check action for aspell
    • fichier.sla (= your Scribus file)

Notes

  • I'm french with a bad english, there are surely some mistakes.
  • This is a Wiki, so many eyes can improve your work. Thank you for your efforts!