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Overview

mwic is a spell-checker that groups possible misspellings and shows them in their contexts. This is useful for checking technical documents, which often contain words that are not included in standard dictionaries.

Example

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Prerequisites

The following software is needed to run mwic:

  • Python ≥ 3.7;
  • PyEnchant, Python bindings for the Enchant spellchecking system;
  • regex, alternative regular expression module for Python.

Additionally, the following software is needed to rebuild the manual page from source:

For pip users:

python3 -m pip install pyenchant regex
python3 -m pip install docutils

For Debian users:

apt-get install python3-enchant python3-regex
apt-get install python3-docutils