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Old 04-19-2004, 01:38 PM   #1
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Command-line Spell-Checker?

Does anyone know of a spell checker that can be run at the command line on text documents?

I have a number of HTML files that need their content spell-checking, and I don't fancy the thought of copying & pasting the data from the HTML file to Open Office and back.
Old 04-19-2004, 01:54 PM   #2
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The standard Unix tool is "spell".

My SuSE Linux distribution comes with the alternative package "ispell". There are also several other variants, such as "aspell" or "myspell" that might work for you.

'Hope that helps .. PSM
Old 04-19-2004, 06:11 PM   #3
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aspell was installed on my system, does exactly what I need.

Thanks, paulsm4.


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