This plugin contains an Eclipse plug-in to use the spell checking engine LanguageTool in the Eclipse IDE. This repository started of as a fork of https://github.com/auguster/languagetool-eclipse-plugin but as the original remote included the languagetools JARs it was recreated from scratch.
The plugin provide an extension for
org.eclipse.ui.workbench.texteditor.spellingEngine to provide Eclipe wide grammar checking in the various editors.
Eclipse p2 Update Site
You can install it via the following repository (update site currently broken)
How to run
Onces the export is done the provided jar can be copied into the plugins/ folder of your Eclipse install
The (few) options can be access through the menu: Window → Preferences → General → Editors → Text Editors → Spelling
Get the dependencies and build with Maven
You have to ensure that you have installed Maven 3 properly. See http://maven.apache.org/download.html#Installation for further information.
Linux and Mac users can start the build via the build.sh shell script from the command line which downloads the most recent version of LanguageTools, extract the JARS and libs and copy them to the com.vogella.eclipse.languagetool.spellchecker plug-in. You can also manually download the required libaries. Go to https://languagetool.org/download/snapshots/ and download a recent ZIP file. Unzip it and move all JAR files into the
Zip the rest of the folder as
languagetool-standalone.jar and also place it into the
All dependencies are now declared in the project pom! That means that no more
build.sh or any other download is required. Just
cd into the project root and run
mvn package to run a complete build.