Evolution : problems with the spell checker

Lee Braiden lee_b at digitalunleashed.com
Wed Jul 27 18:45:45 UTC 2005


On Wednesday 27 July 2005 17:58, Vincent Trouilliez wrote:
> Problem : the spell checker doesn't seem to distinguish between the
> languages ! It's like it merges the two dictionaries into one huge one !
> I tried the following silly two examples, and it doesn't detect any
> error !!

There are people who use many languages all the time, and mix and match even 
in the same paragraph.  So it really wouldn't be good have the computer 
trying to guess what you want, and deliberately telling you that words in a 
foreign language are "wrong"!

But you could always use a multilingual word processor for composing your 
emails.  I'm pretty sure that either (both?) OpenOffice and AbiWord let you 
say which language each paragraph of a document is in.

-- 
Lee Braiden
http://www.DigitalUnleashed.com
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