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a simple but quite powerful python spell checking library for gtktextviews based on enchant
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PyGtkSpellCheck is a spellchecking library written in pure Python for Gtk based on Enchant. It works with PyGObject and PyGtk and of course with Python 2 and 3 (automatic switching). I wrote this because there was no spellchecking library for Python 3 and PyGObject before. For automatic translation of the user interface it can use GEdit's translation files.


You can find the documentation at ... The documentation was generated by Sphinx based on the docstrings.

Supportes Python 2 and 3 with PyGObject and PyGtk...



This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

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