Bug 107515 - kmail 1.5.4 does not have spell-check ability
kmail 1.5.4 does not have spell-check ability
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kdenetwork (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ngo Than
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2003-10-19 18:00 EDT by Elton Woo
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-10-21 10:30:49 EDT
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Description Elton Woo 2003-10-19 18:00:33 EDT
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Description of problem:
There is no option to add spell checking in the tools option of kmail,
though "kspell" *is* present on the system.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
kdenetwork-3.1.4-1

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open kmail
2. Compose a message and try to check spelling / OR
3. Try to add spell-checking to the Toolbar.
    

Actual Results:  No spell-check options are available

Expected Results:  One should be able to add this option to the toolbar, if it
is not
already there.

Additional info:

Kspell *is* present on the system, as may be verified by launching kwrite. Also
the handbook for kmail 1.5.4 (the current version) still has section 3 which
mentions: "Checking the Spelling of your Message


To check the spelling of your message, select Tools->Spelling.... KMail uses
KSpell to check spelling, which is the KDE frontend to the ispell or aspell
spelling checker. Note that you may first need to configure the spellchecker
using Settings->Spellchecker...."
Comment 1 Ngo Than 2003-10-21 10:30:49 EDT
as i know kspell is no longer included in KDE-2.x and i don't see this option
since KDE-2.x. The handbook is old and need to be upgraded. Please report
this problem to KDE developer, so they can update the handbook. Thanks

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