kde-wide automatic spellchecking, how can i disable it?

Jes Hall jes.hall at kdemail.net
Wed Mar 23 01:53:46 GMT 2005

On Tue, 22 Mar 2005 22:38, Jens Nixdorf wrote:
> Hi all,
> the whole question is asked already inthe subject, so where is the
> checkbox to switch off this spellchecking-thing? I found it yet very
> strange in KMail, that i have to open a new Message-Window to switch it
> off, but then it is only done for KMail. I have here some computers,
> which are not the newest and fastest ever and therefore it is very
> annoying if i have to fill some forms at a website and my laptop freezes
> always for some seconds because the automatic spellchecking is eating
> ressources. And: I dont want to uninstall the spellcheckers (aspell,
> ispell etc) as a workaround.
> Thank you, Jens
As far as I'm aware, there is no option to globally disable spell checking in 
KDE. I think I chmod -x my aspell binary to get around it. I had filed a wish 
here some time ago, some votes might help :)



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