Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: Ispell, a spell-checker for Leafpad

  1. #1
    Senior Member registered user
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    Columbia, Maryland USA
    Posts
    1,631

    Ispell, a spell-checker for Leafpad

    .
    I'm looking for a spell-checker for Leafpad or an equivalent choice in
    another small text editor that has a built-in spell-checker.

    I found this interesting adaptation of Ispell, which is in Synaptic but
    not installed by default. One of the forum entries, by BruceB, gives a
    small adapting bash script to tie Ispell and Leafpad together.

    http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/vie...f50a1378741baa

    I'm interested to hear any comments on this or other approaches.

  2. #2
    Senior Member registered user
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    Columbia, Maryland USA
    Posts
    1,631

    Here's an upgrade of BruceB's idea, using aspell and .bashrc

    Add this to .bashrc:

    lpad() { # uses leafpad to edit $1; on closing leafpad, aspell checks spelling; on closing aspell, leafpad shows corrected copy.
    leafpad $1; aspell -c $1; leafpad $1 &
    }

  3. #3
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Posts
    152
    I had seen that link to the Puppy Linux forum from a Google search. It is not achieving much of anything useful.

    I also remember your suggestion to integrate HunSpell with Leafpad but that did not happen.

    Gedit in Knoppix v7.6, when properly fixed by the Knoppix team and/or by the authors of gedit, will do the job.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  


Perkin-Elmer  1970s? 80s? Mainframe cards power supplies vintage Flight simulato picture

Perkin-Elmer 1970s? 80s? Mainframe cards power supplies vintage Flight simulato

$999.00



Vintage Computone Systems SST Teletype Computer Mainframe picture

Vintage Computone Systems SST Teletype Computer Mainframe

$25.00



IBM System 370 Model 138 Mainframe CPU Operator Control Panel System Rare picture

IBM System 370 Model 138 Mainframe CPU Operator Control Panel System Rare

$7030.00



Steampunk MCM Vintage Tube IBM Mainframe 700 Series Pluggable Unit PU Module 360 picture

Steampunk MCM Vintage Tube IBM Mainframe 700 Series Pluggable Unit PU Module 360

$575.00



Vintage Industrial Mainframe Computer  picture

Vintage Industrial Mainframe Computer

$3865.00



Titan NIM-1050-0 Mainframe Board Module picture

Titan NIM-1050-0 Mainframe Board Module

$199.99



IBM zSeries z114 Mainframe Server - 2818-N02 picture

IBM zSeries z114 Mainframe Server - 2818-N02

$8000.00



Vintage 1950s 8-tube Module Pluggable Board 1954 IBM Mainframe Computer picture

Vintage 1950s 8-tube Module Pluggable Board 1954 IBM Mainframe Computer

$795.00



 USSR Soviet Computer Mainframe Punch Card Perforated 1970s 10 pcs 4 picture

USSR Soviet Computer Mainframe Punch Card Perforated 1970s 10 pcs 4

$18.00



 USSR Soviet Computer Mainframe Punch Card Perforated 1970s 15 pcs 11 picture

USSR Soviet Computer Mainframe Punch Card Perforated 1970s 15 pcs 11

$25.00