spell.el   [plain text]

;;; spell.el --- spelling correction interface for Emacs

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;;   2006, 2007 Free Software Foundation, Inc.

;; Maintainer: FSF
;; Keywords: wp, unix

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;;; Commentary:

;; This mode provides an Emacs interface to the UNIX spell(1) program.
;; Entry points are `spell-buffer', `spell-word', `spell-region' and
;; `spell-string'.

;; See also ispell.el for an interface to the ispell program.

;;; Code:

(defgroup spell nil
  "Interface to the UNIX spell(1) program."
  :prefix "spell-"
  :group 'applications)

(defcustom spell-command "spell"
  "*Command to run the spell program."
  :type 'string
  :group 'spell)

(defcustom spell-filter nil
  "*Filter function to process text before passing it to spell program.
This function might remove text-processor commands.
nil means don't alter the text before checking it."
  :type '(choice (const nil) function)
  :group 'spell)

(put 'spell-filter 'risky-local-variable t)

(defun spell-buffer ()
  "Check spelling of every word in the buffer.
For each incorrect word, you are asked for the correct spelling
and then put into a query-replace to fix some or all occurrences.
If you do not want to change a word, just give the same word
as its \"correct\" spelling; then the query replace is skipped."
  (spell-region (point-min) (point-max) "buffer"))

(defun spell-word ()
  "Check spelling of word at or before point.
If it is not correct, ask user for the correct spelling
and `query-replace' the entire buffer to substitute it."
  (let (beg end spell-filter)
     (if (not (looking-at "\\<"))
	 (forward-word -1))
     (setq beg (point))
     (forward-word 1)
     (setq end (point)))
    (spell-region beg end (buffer-substring beg end))))

(defun spell-region (start end &optional description)
  "Like `spell-buffer' but applies only to region.
Used in a program, applies from START to END.
DESCRIPTION is an optional string naming the unit being checked:
for example, \"word\"."
  (interactive "r")
  (let ((filter spell-filter)
	(buf (get-buffer-create " *temp*")))
     (set-buffer buf)
    (message "Checking spelling of %s..." (or description "region"))
    (if (and (null filter) (= ?\n (char-after (1- end))))
	(if (string= "spell" spell-command)
	    (call-process-region start end "spell" nil buf)
	  (call-process-region start end shell-file-name
			       nil buf nil "-c" spell-command))
      (let ((oldbuf (current-buffer)))
	 (set-buffer buf)
	 (insert-buffer-substring oldbuf start end)
	 (or (bolp) (insert ?\n))
	 (if filter (funcall filter))
	 (if (string= "spell" spell-command)
	     (call-process-region (point-min) (point-max) "spell" t buf)
	   (call-process-region (point-min) (point-max) shell-file-name
				t buf nil "-c" spell-command)))))
    (message "Checking spelling of %s...%s"
	     (or description "region")
	     (if (save-excursion
		  (set-buffer buf)
		  (> (buffer-size) 0))
		 "not correct"
    (let (word newword
	  (case-fold-search t)
	  (case-replace t))
      (while (save-excursion
	      (set-buffer buf)
	      (> (buffer-size) 0))
	 (set-buffer buf)
	 (goto-char (point-min))
	 (setq word (downcase
		     (buffer-substring (point)
				       (progn (end-of-line) (point)))))
	 (forward-char 1)
	 (delete-region (point-min) (point))
	 (setq newword
	       (read-string (concat "`" word
                                    "' not recognized; edit a replacement: ")
	 (flush-lines (concat "^" (regexp-quote word) "$")))
	(if (not (equal word newword))
	     (goto-char (point-min))
	     (query-replace-regexp (concat "\\b" (regexp-quote word) "\\b")

(defun spell-string (string)
  "Check spelling of string supplied as argument."
  (interactive "sSpell string: ")
  (let ((buf (get-buffer-create " *temp*")))
     (set-buffer buf)
     (insert string "\n")
     (if (string= "spell" spell-command)
	 (call-process-region (point-min) (point-max) "spell"
			      t t)
       (call-process-region (point-min) (point-max) shell-file-name
			    t t nil "-c" spell-command))
     (if (= 0 (buffer-size))
	 (message "%s is correct" string)
       (goto-char (point-min))
       (while (search-forward "\n" nil t)
	 (replace-match " "))
       (message "%sincorrect" (buffer-substring 1 (point-max)))))))

(provide 'spell)

;;; arch-tag: 7eabb848-9c76-431a-bcdb-0e0592d2db04
;;; spell.el ends here