Re: [tdf-discuss] I need a Grammar Checker that runs on GNU/Linux
On Fri, 2017-11-03 at 22:37 +0000, jonathon wrote:
On 11/03/2017 09:53 PM, John Lewis wrote:
proof readers for around three weeks now, and new typos are still
a) What language is the target document in?
b) Is the target document in your first language, or your
c) What tools are you currently using for:
* Spell Checking;
* Grammar Checking;
d) What modifications to the standard/default configuration of each
grammar checker have you made?
Is there anything in LibreOffice that can help us grammar check
From my perspective, Language Tool desperately needs grammar checking
(Listing languages is order of number of global L1 + L2 users.)
* Chinese: Mandarin;
* Chinese: Mandarin as a second language;
* Spanish as a Second Language;
* English (USA);
* English (UK)
* English as a second language --- US usage;
* English as a second language --- UK usage;
In an ideal world, Language Tool would have the volunteer manpower to
provide both First language and Second Language grammar checking for
least the 25 most used languages on the planet.
IOW, grammar checking is the realm of upstream, rather than LibO per
a) The target document is in English (USA).
b) The target document is in my first language.
c) I am using the spell check built into LibreOffice 5 and I also
sometimes use GNU Aspell.
d) I haven't made any modifications yet. There are some technical
proper nouns that get tagged as misspelled, but I don't even tell the
checker that the word is spelled right beyond a local scope if
possible. If not possible I just ignore the flag.
What upstream project does the grammar checking come from?
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