[patch] spellcheck KTextEditor

Jaroslaw Staniek js at iidea.pl
Sun Oct 17 15:07:43 BST 2004

> On Saturday 16 October 2004 06:37 pm, Jarosław Staniek wrote:
>>(I've commented out the code but wil finally remove it)
>>1. checkSpellingEnabled() turns spell checking for this text edit on or
>>off, so I've a fix that hides the item in KTextEdit::createPopupMenu() and
>>also an item for "Auto Spell Check"
> I don't like the fact that you hide the item. You should disable it instead. I 
> hope aseigo would back me up on the fact that this is better usability than 
> hiding the item.

Disabling an item indicates that the option can be enabled in certain cases. 
That's not true for _many_ cases (e.g. for me: in code editors).

>>2. Is toggleAutoSpellCheck() really work as expected? Hmm, what is expected
> why wouldn't it work as expected? If d->checkSpellingEnabled is false, then 
> calling setCheckSpellingEnabled( !d->checkSpellingEnabled ) enables spell 
> checking, and vice versa. Automatic spell checking is done automatically when 
> spell checking is on, AFAIK.
>>3. Proposal: Hide "Allow Tabulations" in popup menu by default to decrease
>>cluttering? Could it be usable in just 1% of applications? Let's developers
>>decide to enable it depending on contents (eg. I want it always on for
>>source code editors).
> I don't even know what Tabulations are, so i don't see the problem in hiding 
> it by default, but perhaps somebody who knows what tabulations are should 
> comment.

bool QTextEdit::tabChangesFocus () const

Returns TRUE if TAB changes focus or is accepted as input; otherwise returns 
FALSE. See the "tabChangesFocus" property for details.

--rarely used, that's why I see the gui is cluttered because of such options.

regards / pozdrawiam,
  Jaroslaw Staniek / OpenOffice Polska
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