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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] spell checking

On Wed, Dec 03, 2003 at 10:31:56AM -0600, Paul Slezak wrote:
> I am creating a large docbook manual using docbook and XEP to create 
> html and pdf output.
> Does anyone have any recommendations for spell checking.  As this is a 
> technical manual, I will have to
> add to the dictionary.
> I have created an RTF output and loaded the result into  MS Word, but 
> this method is clunky as the document
> is over 1000 pages and I have to spell check piecemeal due to 
> performance issues.

I use GNU aspell (http://aspell.sourceforge.net).
I find it has an efficient interface, and
it lets you add to a dictionary.
You can set --mode=sgml and it will skip the
XML tags.  


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