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Old 07-16-2009, 02:34 AM   #1
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spell check in vi give error


Hi i am using openSUSE 10.3 & spell check in vi editor gave following error.
warning: Cannot find word list "en.utf-8.spl" or "en.ascii.spl"
What should I do?
 
Old 07-16-2009, 08:38 AM   #2
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You should Google for vi "word list" "en.utf-8.spl" or "en.ascii.spl". Could be a runtimepath problem.
 
Old 07-28-2009, 01:19 AM   #3
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Attention all readers

For open-SUSE users
Code:
I found out that you have to install 
vim-data from dvd version of openSUSE10.3
then spell check works.

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Old 07-28-2009, 01:33 AM   #4
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Can anybody tell me command for spell checking a file ?
 
Old 07-28-2009, 01:38 AM   #5
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:w !spell -b
 
Old 11-10-2009, 02:59 AM   #6
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:w !spell -b
Don't you think running ':set spell' inside vi editor is easier.

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Old 11-10-2009, 03:36 AM   #7
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i tried but output is

/bin/bash: spell: command not found
shell returned 127
Press ENTER or type command to continue
Try aspell -- or look for an ubuntu package that includes the spell command.
 
Old 11-10-2009, 11:22 PM   #8
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I ran
sudo apt-get install spell

Then on running :w! spell -b in vi I got following error

spell: /usr/lib/ispell/british.hash: cannot open
shell returned 1

I think I have american dictionary then what should be change in command for spell check?

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Old 11-11-2009, 08:39 AM   #9
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Find what dictionaries you do have by looking in /usr/lib/ispell and then configure /etc/aspell.conf to suit. For English as she is Americanised you may need (not tested) lang en_US
 
Old 11-12-2009, 01:50 AM   #10
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SOLUTION FOR ALL
Code:
ANSWER)run 'select-default-ispell' as super user
to set dictionary.
Now you can 
run ':set spell' in vi 
then you can use ']s' to see next misspelled word
& '[s' for previous  misspelled word.
(Question)I want that whatever file I open with vim should be spell checked by default.how can i do it?
Code:
(Answer)Create file .vimrc in home directory.
Add following line in it
set spell
Now whenever you will open file with vim you will
see red highlighted wrong words.
If you find this useful then thank me by pressing thumbs up button.Thank You.

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Old 11-12-2009, 02:14 AM   #11
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HOW TO ERASE HISTORY OF VI
(Question 2)I saw command ':set history=10' to save only last 10 commands but how can I clear history(like in terminal we do 'history -c').

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