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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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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

Special characters appear to split words in flyspell even if the words are in my dictionary: How can I fix this?
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List mode for project-wide ispell-buffer?

I'm currently correcting a large amount of org files by using ispell-buffer. However, I was wondering if there was a better way of doing so, by having: - A separate buffer with, on each line, the ...
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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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Emacs on macOS - Flyspell doesn't recongnize non-english words with diacritics/accents

First of all, I think someone was having a similar problem some months ago, but that person was using a different external spellchecker (Aspell). Link. The problem that I'm having is the following: ...
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Emacs helm-flyspell-correct (wrong-type-argument stringp nil) error

I have installed emacs on a new mac machine and the spell checker (which used to work on an older machine) has stopped working. Here is the details: OS: MacOS Mojave, V. 10.14.2 Emacs: GNU Emacs 26....
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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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Flyspell, aspell, emacs with key “affix” Error on windows

I am trying to use flyspell and I get the following Error. Starting new Ispell process aspell with C:/Users/cuspi/AppData/Roaming/Aspell/dict/en dictionary... ispell-init-process: Unhandled ...
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How can i change the bindings of an x-popup menu?

I use flyspell-correct-word-before-point(C-c $) which presents the candidates using x-popup-menu. To navigate through the options I have to use the up down arrow keys. I can't find any keymap that ...
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How to ignore certain modes in polymode by flyspell?

This is smilar to How to make Flyspell ignore code blocks in Markdown? but I have jekyll-modes which is poly-mode with markdown and other languages to be used with jekyll files. I want to ignore ...
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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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flyspell in terminal

I'm trying to use flyspell from inside the terminal but when I run flyspell-correct-word-before-point I get the error This command requires pop-up dialogs. Is there a way to work around this issue? Am ...
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Disable clickable links for misspelled words (flyspell)

Is there a way to disable the way flyspell converts misspelled words into clickable links, as well as the background colour (pink, at least for my colour theme) it uses? I find it confusing and ...
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How to quiet “Starting new Ispell process” on opening every file?

Using flyspell by default is handy, but the message on every file gets annoying (especially since it doesnt go away). eg: Starting new Ispell process /usr/bin/aspell with american dictionary... Is ...
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Make flyspell avoid checking #includes in C++

Flyspell does a great job ignoring all the source code and only check comments, with one flaw: it still does check the text after #includes. So the iostream here does get highlighted: #include <...
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How to permanently change the default spelling dictionary?

In Aquamacs, the Emacs for macs, the dictionary can be changed in the Menu by going to Edit -> Spelling -> Change Dictionary... In my case, I enter en_GB. How do I avoid doing this for every file ...
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flyspell inserts clipboard on top of correction

for me flyspell is broken (or at least the default setup of it) in all versions of Emacs from 24.x - 25.x, running on OpenSuSE Leap 42.3 within KDE 5.8.7 Plasma Desktop. The behavior is as follows: ...
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Set-up scspell like behavior for the flyspell

I was trying to enable scspell like behavior for Flyspell but still can't succeed. Shortly - Flyspell parses "DemoWord" like "DemoWord" and scspell splits is into two words demo and word. I was ...
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flyspell & hunspell: 'flyspell-buffer' is not marking words … sometimes

I try to get flyspell working with hunspell on Linux with German de_DE_frami dictionary from LibreOffice Extensions. The setup works ... more or less. (English dictionarys work perfectly fine.) But ...
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small font for programming wanted [closed]

I have a low-res screen (1366x768) and therefore are searching for a small font which is clearly readable. Till now I used this font: -misc-fixed-medium-r-normal--8-80-75-75-c-50-iso10646-1 I had ...
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Running flyspell on Latex files in batch-mode

I'd like to run flyspell on several Latex-files in the same directory and output all the words which are misspelled.
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how to fix flyspell-lazy args-out-of-range error?

I use flyspell-lazy to improve flyspell performance and it works really well. However, when I open a buffer with a lot of text, I get this error: Debugger entered--Lisp error: (args-out-of-range #<...
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Can you turn on flyspell for comments but NOT strings?

I currently use the following to enable flyspell in prog-mode: (add-hook 'prog-mode-hook 'flyspell-prog-mode) This checks spelling automatically in comments and strings. However, I would like to ...
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flyspell's highlight cleared after a “save word” action

After running flyspell-buffer, all misspelled words are highlighted. However, after saving a word, all of the highlighting is gone. How can I avoid that? My flyspell-persistent-highlight is set t.
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How to improve flyspell performance loading files?

On loading large files (~2000+ lines for example), flyspell takes a few seconds to Run. Is there a way to have flyspell delay applying to the entire buffer on load? Only run on visible text for ...
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Remove the left font lock of flyspell after uncomment

I use flyspell-prog-mode, and quite often I comment a region, the source code was checked, and the font lock of dirty words will left after I uncomment the source code. How can I fixes this? Thanks ...
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Hunspell flyspell and Emacs on windows

I know this has been asked many times, but the answers don't seem to do it for me. How do you get Flyspell to work with hunspell? After installing the hunspell executables via mingw-64-hunspell ...
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How to cycle between language specific abbrev tables in a buffer?

I have (human-)language-specific abbrev-tables named like lang-francais-mode-abbrev-table, lang-castellano8-mode-abbrev-table backed by my ~/.emacs.d/abbrev_defs file. The language names are the ...
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Is it possible to enable flyspell in scratch buffers?

I often use scratch buffers, when I want to take a closer look at some code. However I can't enable flyspell in scratch buffers. Is there a way to also use it when not editing a file ? EDIT: I can't ...
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Emacs Ispell to list all spelling errors at once

I am using emacs ispell to look for spelling mistakes. It works well in interactive mode, but I was wondering if I can see all the words with spelling issues highlighted in the buffer itself or ...
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flyspell-goto-next-error without running flyspell-buffer first?

I would like to do a sort of flyspell-goto-next-error but without first having to run flyspell-buffer or flyspell-region. How could this be accomplished? In other words: keep "flyspell-buffering" ...
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How to speed up flyspell-mode?

When flyspell-mode is active, typing is somewhat – although barely noticeable – more sluggish than without, also marking of words. Is it possible to somehow speed up flyspell-mode, maybe make it not ...
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how to install Aquamacs' OSX spellchecker (NSSpellChecker) in GNU Emacs?

Spellcheck in Aquamacs works much better than either the default aspell or the improved hunspell. Example typo: whtehr Here are the suggestions provided by the various engines when I do flyspell-...
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Improving spell correction

I'm currently using Flyspell to auto-correct the previous word as I type, which is convenient. However, the spell-checker I use, Hunspell, makes some strange decisions. For example, the misspelled ...