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Flyspell

https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/
Flyspell is an Emacs minor mode performing on-the-fly spelling checking. This spawns a single Ispell process and checks each word. The default flyspell behavior is to highlight incorrect words.

It was hosted for a long time on INRIA Sophia-Antipolis's site in France, but is now maintained as a part of GNU Emacs.

Documentation

To enable Flyspell minor mode, type:

M-x flyspell-mode <RET>. This applies only to the current buffer.

To enable Flyspell in text representing computer programs, type: M-x flyspell-prog-mode <RET>. In that mode, only text inside comments is checked.

N.B. Flyspell is compatible with TeX editing.

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv3orlaterGenium11 January 2017



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Manuel Serrano Maintainer


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Developer Download http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/emacs.git/tree/lisp/textmodes/flyspell.el
EmacsWiki Homepage https://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/FlySpell
Developer E-mail emacs-devel@gnu.org
History Homepage https://www-sop.inria.fr/members/Manuel.Serrano/flyspell/flyspell.html


Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use Emacs

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 11 January 2017.



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