Spell checking in the new evolution

Yoav Avitzour avitzour at Princeton.EDU
Wed Jun 18 16:39:01 GMT 2003

On Wed, 2003-06-18 at 16:12, Auke Kok wrote:
> On Wed, 2003-06-18 at 01:25, Yoav Avitzour wrote:
> > I found out that while gnome-spell version in the moonbase is 0.5,
> > version 1.0.4 is already out there. Bumping the version seemed to work
> > (plus a minor adjustment to the source-url, diff below), and now
> > evolution does not give the error message, and the spell-check-document
> > menu option is availabe, however, it does not check spelling. Actually,
> > it does absolutly nothing, with no error messages what so ever...
> > 
> Well the update is what you want, after I updated gnome-spell on my box
> I got dutch spell checking working immediately!
> however....
> I only had dutch, and have not been able to enable english or anything
> else yet. I had the aspell-nl package installed tho, but installing the
> aspell-en package didn't make any difference (yet)
> I'll keep trying, meanwhile I pushed the gnome-spell update.

The answer is simply to enable the language in the composer preferences
menu. Than it works.



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