[Bulk] Discussion/help re: spellcheck shortcut ?!?

William Case billlinux at rogers.com
Mon Jun 28 17:08:50 UTC 2010


Hi,
On Sat, 2010-06-26 at 15:36 -0400, William Case wrote:
> Hi;
> 
> I may be getting into something here that may be too complex, but ...
> 
> I would like to create a script or other programming that I can bind to
> a shortcut key (Say Ctrl+Alt+F7) that does the following as I am typing:
> 
> When typing along and a previous word appears underlined in read as a
> spelling error (or however marked) I can use my shortcut key to:
> 
> a) jump back to the first marked word;
> b) select that word;
> c) show the context menu with correction choices;
> d) select a suggested correction, or not, as the case may be;
> e) enter; making the correction; 
> f) leave the cursor on or at the corrected word;
> g) ready to either repeat the jump back to an even earlier mis-spelled
> word or move to the end of the line with <end> or whatever.
> 
> 1) I don't need in depth details.  I think I can handle that.  I am
> looking for suggestions on how best to go about tackling the problem.
> Should this be a bash script etc. ?
> 
> 2) I would like the script to be as universal as possible.  Using
> hunspell is obvious.  Is aspell still necessary or has fedora's
> applications with spellchecking all gone over to hunspell?  Does this
> even make a difference?
> 
> 3) Where is the best place to do the binding? In gnome shortcut keys
> configuration or some place more basic?
> 
> Any other thoughts or suggestions would truly be appreciated.
> 

Under which application or category would I file the above as a Request
For Enhancement -- there seem to ba a lot of possibilities ?

-- 
Regards Bill
Fedora 12, Gnome 2.28
Evo.2.28, Emacs 23.1.1



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