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Flyspell enables on-the-fly spell checking in Emacs by the means of a minor mode (called Flyspell).

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How to insert a flyspell hook on Magit via `use-package` declaration?

I am rewriting my Emacs config file to fully use use-package and organize code. Currently, I have (use-package magit :custom (magit-display-buffer-function #'magit-display-buffer-same-window-...
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Activating Hunspell or Aspell on MacOS

Sorry, newbie question: I am trying to get spell checking to work in emacs on MacOSX 12.3.1 I installed emacs-plus as well as Aspell via Homebrew. I then added the following lines to my .emacs (add-...
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Reload flyspell after changing ispell dictionary

Whenever I ispell-change-dictionary, I have to disable and re-enable flyspell-mode for flyspell to pick up the new dictionary. Is there a way to automate this? It probably involves a post-command-hook,...
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How to ignore a detected spelling mistake in Doom Emacs?

I'm using Doom Emacs and I enabled spell-check in the ~/doom.d/init.el file using flyspell and aspell. Here's an overview of my file: :checkers syntax ; tasing you for every semicolon you ...
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Check non-quoted content in scribble-mode with flyspell-correct

I installed scribble-mode and flyspell-correct from MELPA, but when in scribble-mode only text in quotes is being checked for spelling. How can I get this setup to work similar to markdown or latex, ...
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Disable flyspell-mode by default

How do you disable flyspell-mode by default in spacemacs? I don't see where it is enabled in the first place. With customize-variable I can track down global-flycheck-mode, but they seem to be ...
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Flyspell and Ispell find different incorrect words

There are words that are considered to be wrong by Flyspell that are instead considered correct by Ispell. I thought that Flyspell was merely an async version of Ispell, I must be wrong... To add to ...
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Error enabling flyspell in emacs - aspell MacOS

I am having some difficulty getting flyspell/aspell to run on emacs 27.2, MacOS 12.01. I think I need to install or enable a dictionary, but no ideas on how to do this. If I type 'M-x flyspell-mode' I ...
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Error enabling Flyspell mode: Can't open ISO-8859-1

I have downloaded the hunspell build nto ~/lib/hunspell on my windows machine. I have included these lines in my .emacs.d config (setq tian/hunspell-directory (concat (expand-file-name "~/&...
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Flyspell: Ignore comments in LaTeX-documents

Whenever I run flyspell-buffer (using hunspell) in a LaTeX-document, my comments marked with % are spell-checked aswell, although I don't want them to be spell-checked. The simplest solution (setq ...
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Flyspell won't show suggestions in LaTeX [process ispell not running]

I have decided to use aspell as a spell-checker and installed it via msys2 (Windows). The command flyspell-buffer works without a problem for all file types. The weird thing is, though, that I only ...
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Combine `flyspell-region` with`writegood-mode`

I would like to combine flyspell-region with writegood-mode, but writegood-mode does not provide a function to check a region of text. This is what I came up with to work around the limitation: (defun ...
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flyspell error enabling with nuspell

I want to use nuspell as my spellchecker for emacs. I have installed dictionary and it works fine when I call the program from terminal. But I got the following msg in emacs: Error enabling Flyspell ...
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Error enabling Flyspell mode (Error: No word lists can be found for the language "en_US")

I recently saw my emacs (GNU Emacs 27.1 running on Arch Linux) throw this error: Error enabling Flyspell mode: (Error: No word lists can be found for the language "en_US".) when I visited a ...
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Flyspell not reading the complete word - FRENCH LANGUAGE

I am using flyspell for the first time. For word with "^" inside, it looks like they are read as two separate words. For example, below, the word "maître" is underlined, and the ...
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Beginner: Doom Emacs, or Emacs in general: Which program is used for spellcheck-as-you-write in text mode and how to change its dictionary

I am learning how to work with Emacs on Ubuntu 20.04. After going through Tutorial and using default key-bindings for some time, I have decided to test more ergonomic (at least for me) setup - that is ...
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flyspell and ispell give too many spelling suggestions

I'm using flyspell mode with aspell under the hood. Emacs 27.1 installed using Homebrew on macOS Mojave. This behavior happens both with my normal configuration as well as emacs -Q. I looked through M-...
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flyspell no longer working on emacs28

Whenever I enable flyspell-mode on any file, I immediately get the below error: Error in post-command-hook (flyspell-post-command-hook): (wrong-type-argument keymapp nil) And after that flyspell ...
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Contstant getting "Blocking call to accept-process-output with quit inhibited!" with flyspell mode

After I installed aspell with Emacs 26.3 and turned on flyspell mode, I constantly get the message: Blocking call to accept-process-output with quit inhibited! How to suppress these messages?
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Is it possible to disable flycheckspell for specific file names in text-mode?

I am actively using flyspell on all text files under text-mode. For example: Under requirements.txt text file I am keeping my python packages where I do not need to enable flyspell. But since it is a ...
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Ispell + Hunspell recognizes everything after the apostrophe a different word

I'm using flyspell-mode with ispell and hunspell - as the dictionary backend, the problem is: if I type a word, for example you've or you're it recognizes ve and re as individual words. I want to fix ...
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Turn off flyspell mode for Greek and Hebrew but not English

I have flyspell activated for certain document types, e.g. txt and org. If I want to turn off flyspell for a specific document, I add # -*- eval: (flyspell-mode -1); -*- to the top of the file. This ...
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How to hook to functions?

I want to center my screen after calling flyspell-goto-next-error. If you have a "direct" solution please let me know, but I encounter the following issue more often: I'm looking to hook to the ...
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How to use spell checking in PO mode for gettext translations files?

I've tried function I use my my Markdown and Polymode when editing my Jekyll blog with po-mode but it don't work at all: I have code like this: (defun lang (lang) (interactive "sLanguage: ") (...
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How to apply change from flyspell correction popup in Markdown mode?

This seems like such a dumb question. I'm using spacemacs and have in configuration-layers (spell-checking :variables enable-flyspell-auto-completion t) So I'm in markdown and I ...
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How do I get flyspell to ignore pandoc citations in markdown

Flyspell regularly shows pandoc citations as a spelling error in markdown documents. For example @chu2017 will come up as a spelling error for 'chu'. How can I get Flyspell ignore the citations and ...
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Skip flyspell checking of ~code~ and =verbatim= regions in Org mode

First some disambiguation: This Endless Parentheses page demonstrates how to use ispell-skip-region-alist to skip =code= and =verbatim= blocks with ispell… (defun endless/org-ispell () "...
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Enabling `flyspell-prog-mode` starts `flyspell-mode` instead

I've been playing with flyspell lately and with my recently established setup for spell-check, I wanted to enable it for all modes. I found that flyspell-mode and flyspell-prog-mode are best for text-...
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Flyspell Not Working in AucTeX

A while back flyspell stopped working for me in AucTeX. I've been cleaning out my init.el file to see if I could fix the problem. I can still do M-x flyspell-mode when in a .tex file. But, I still ...
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Setting LOCAL aspell dictionary size

How to set local (per buffer) dictionary size used by aspell? [aspell is used by my emacs as "ispell look alike"] It can be set by --size=NN command line option of aspell. I would like to set it via ...
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Writing on Emacs: Spell + Grammar + More checking? [duplicate]

There is something I never found how to manage correctly on Emacs: advance spell checking. I know that a lot of modes allow spell check (flyspell, hunspell...) but what I really wonder is: is it ...
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Flyspell breaks on special characters

Problematic Behavior Special characters appear to split words in flyspell even if the words are in my dictionary: How can I fix this? Flyspell Configuration Details I am using the ispell backend ...
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Show current ispell dictionary in modeline

FlyCheck had dynamic modeline that shows real-time errors information: FlyC:0/21 How to have the similar ability for flyspell, to show the current dictionary used in the current buffer, the info ...
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flyspell does not start form the first try

I used flyspell-mode with aspell backend before, but now I want to make the transition to the hunspell so that I could use multiple dictionaries. To do so, I added the following lines to the init.el: ...
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How to set the local dictionary in a *Org Note* buffer?

I am using different flyspell/ispell dictionaries for different buffers/files setting the file local variable ispell-local-dictionary, respectively. But if I want to log e.g. a TODO state change a *...
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Error enabling flyspell mode in Emacs

I use flyspell hunspell for checking my spelling mistakes in Emacs. Recently, when I run M-x flyspell-mode in .org or .tex files I got the following error: Error enabling Flyspell mode: (hunspell ...
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Can I have a different dictionary for flyspell in different headings?

I have an org-mode file where I use different languages. I was hoping to be able to have flyspell checking them. Something like: * Title 1 :PROPERTIES: :Language: Italian :END: This is italian text ...
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mmm-mode and flyspell

I use mmm-mode in order to add python code in LaTeX. So i have something like this in my emacs config: (use-package mmm-mode :ensure t :config (mmm-add-group 'latex-python '((latex-...
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Error when using spell-checker in Portuguese

I wrote a text file in Portuguese. I have changed my dictionary to portugues. I tried to spell-check buffer and I get the following error message: Starting new Ispell process aspell with portugues ...
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Problem with flyspell in Emacs 26

After upgrading to Emacs 26, I have been having a problem when flyspell checks a document in Spanish. More precisely, flyspell doesn’t recognize accents and erroneously considers accented words like “...
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How can i set flyspell to Italian

still have some problem to configure emacs: I use orgmode to write principally in italian, but also in english. So i want to use flyspell to check either language. I google and i find this blog. ...
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flyspell overrides company key bindings

I have the following in my init file. ;; ======= Company mode set up ============ (use-package company :ensure t :defer t :init (add-hook 'after-init-hook 'global-company-mode) :config (use-...
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aspell with emacs 26.1 on ms windows

After updating emacs to version 26.1 on a windows machine, I get the following error message from flyspell: Error enabling Flyspell mode: (c:/Program Files (x86)/Aspell/bin/aspell.exe release 0.60 or ...
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AUCTeX's TeX-complete-symbol with flyspell

I'm trying to make use of the autocomplete facilities of AUCTeX using M-TAB (actually, through the equivalent binding C-M-i), but apparently, when using flyspell-mode alongside with LaTeX-mode the ...
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git-commit-mode with flyspell very slow

I use emacsclient as my git commit editor. This is what I have in my init file: (require 'git-commit) (add-hook 'git-commit-mode-hook 'turn-on-flyspell) I just made a huge commit (update of a third-...
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Closing flyspell correction suggestions popup

If I goto correct a word with flyspell-correct-at-point, a word suggestion box will appear, as expected. Unfortunately I cannot close this suggestion box with escape I have to use C-g. Any ideas on ...
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How to clear underlines after disabling flyspell?

There are already questions on disabling flyspell (see: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/3423638) However I would like to toggle flyspell at runtime. An annoyance I've found is the red-underline ...
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Flyspell check entire document upon opening

I have enabled Flyspell in .emacs: (add-hook 'org-mode-hook 'turn-on-flyspell) When I open a document and start typing, typos will be underlined. However, when I close and reopen the document, the ...
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How to spellcheck all words in a buffer

Is there a way to make a whole spellcheck in a buffer instead of check every word as you type using flyspell, like using aspell command with a file ?
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Ispell can't find my dictionary

I'm running Emacs on MacOS and I installed aspell and its English dictionaries through nix. When I open a file, flyspell throws the following error. Error enabling Flyspell mode: (Error: No word ...
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