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#952 Parsing of accent letters (for spellcheck)

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fixed
nobody
1
2014-04-19
2014-03-30
Anonymous
No
  1. Set spell-check to EN, enable inline underlining, disable everything else.
  2. Create a new file (e.g. in encoding latin1, it doesn't matter, there will be only ASCII characters).
  3. Write the following four lines:
    And
    ``And
    \"{A}nd
    "And
  4. The words on first two lines will be correctly recognized as "And" and the spellchecker will correctly deem them OK.
    The word on the third line will be correctly parsed as "Änd" ("And" with umlout above "A") and the spellchecker will correctly recognize it as a spelling error.
  5. The last line is disputable. While it is wrong to use those double quotes (English/French/etc. quotes should be used instead), someone might want to use them in some circumstances.
    The last line will be (imho incorrectly) parsed as "Änd" (once again, "And" with umlout above "A") and given to the spellchecker which will (correctly, from its point of view) recognize it as a spelling error.

Maybe there should be an advanced option to turn the accent parsing off (for those, who don't need accents).

Discussion

  • Well, if the german babel package is used, it replaces all "a by ä

     
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