Spell Checking built into KTextEdit?

Stanislav Visnovsky visnovsky at kde.org
Mon Mar 10 13:00:56 GMT 2003

On Thu, 6 Mar 2003, Jason Keirstead wrote:

> On March 6, 2003 07:16 pm, Scott Wheeler wrote:
> > On Friday 07 March 2003 0:01, Jason Keirstead wrote:
> > > If people are open to this idea I would volenteer to do the coding for
> > > it, I already made a check as you type plugin for Kopete whose need would
> > > be eliminated if this avenue was
> > > persued.
> >
> > Don and I have kicked this around some.  Basically it's pretty easy once
> > the highlighter class is ready to be moved to kdelibs.  But it's not.  I've
> > already added highlighting in KHTML text boxes to the feature plan.  This
> > will be the means.  In fact we had a working prototype, it's just not ready
> > to go in.
> Ah ok. I wasn't sure the development was being coordinated. Nice to see though.
> One thing I have in my plugin that I miss in KMail is the ability to right click on a
> misspelled word and get the list of possible corrections. Any plans for this in the
> KTextEdit ?

Please, don't forget that QTextEdit can have associated only a single
QSyntaxHighlighter! Apps would need to subclass the spellchecker
highlighter to implement it's own syntax highlighting.


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