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Old 12-26-2009, 11:27 PM
Daniel D Jones
Default Spellcheck not working in Kmail - solved

On Thursday 24 December 2009 17:16:12 Daniel D Jones wrote:
> Options/Automatic Spellchecking is checked and the status line at the
> bottom of Composer shows "Spellcheck: on." Manually selecting
> Tools/Spelling shows the message "Spell check complete." But no mispelled
> words are marked, including nonsense strings like "lakjdfh."
> ispell is installed. I can go to a command line and run the ispell
> program, which allows you to manually enter words. Correctly spelled
> English words get a response of "OK." MIsspelled words get a response of
> "Not Found." That seems to indicate that ispell is installed, the English
> dictionary is installed, and all is functioning normally.
> Anyone have a clue why it's not working in Kmail Composer?

Enabling the "spell" euse flag and recompiling fixed the issue.

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