Spell Checking built into KTextEdit?

Jason Keirstead jason at keirstead.org
Tue Mar 11 14:14:35 GMT 2003

On March 10, 2003 11:37 pm, Hamish Rodda wrote:
> On Tuesday 11 March 2003 03:15, Jason Keirstead wrote:
> > > 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.
> >
> > Apps that want a text editor with syntax highlighting would be foolish to
> > not be using  the KTextEditor interface, so that the user's chosen editor
> > with highlighting is used (be it the KatePart of KVim or other) instead
> > of forcing them to use some other editor.
> Also of note is that I'm working on an arbitrary highlighting interface for
> kate / ktexteditor which should make it quite easy to implement similar
> spell-checking functionality.  When it's more ready I'll announce it for
> review, but if someone wants to try it you can ask me...

You should probably be co-ordinating this with Don, since he already wrote
his KSyntaxHighlighter based on QSyntaxHIghlighter. See the KMail source
for details.

Jason Keirstead, BCS

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