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Old 05-14-2006, 07:39 PM   #1
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Bug in the spell check module (I think).


I've noticed that the spell checker will not read anything in the less than and greater than brackets. For example, <something> will not be read by the spell checker. Is this supposed to happen or is it a bug?
 
Old 05-18-2006, 12:12 PM   #2
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Thanks - I've entered this into the LQ Bug tracker.

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Old 05-26-2006, 05:02 AM   #3
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I get inconsistent results with the spell checker. I tend to write long posts and I've found obvious misspellings the checker has missed. For instance levl and o (that I found and corrected after spell checking the post, submitting it, and then re-reading it later). The spell checker catches the levl example for this particular post, but not the o. I don't know if that's intentional (as in "luck o the Irish"), but it seems odd for the spell checker to ask about it.

Anyway, I just wanted to mention the inconsistency (I'm positive it occurred even though I can't reproduce it).
 
Old 05-26-2006, 10:34 AM   #4
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There's really no way I can see to spell check a single letter. I still recommend that everyone use a local spell checker and the advantages of one are many and the cons are really nil. I see the LQ spell checker as a fallback for when a local one isn't available.

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Old 05-26-2006, 08:25 PM   #5
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spellbound for firefox works wonders. However, you have to risk a development version, and I can't say I've seen any problems with it.

(but it didn't catch the o- perhaps this is the O as in oh usage. weird eh? edit: does feature in the dictionary: http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=o&db=* )

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