Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 86040
Spell Checker doesn't work in mail?
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:38:05 EDT
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Description of problem:
I noticed that if I write a mail message and then hit ctrl-shift-L the spell
checker always says that no words are misspelled.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create a new mail message
2. Type a misspelled word
3. Press Ctrl-Shift-L
Actual Results: Dialog box says that no misspelled words were found.
Expected Results: If you misspelled something it should have done something to
Do you have a language selected for use in the composer settings?
Nope. Didn't have a language set. Setting english fixed the problem, but that
means we should change the bug.
Saying no spelling errors found is a problem. It really should warn me that I
had no language selected.
It would be nice if Red Hat at least defaulted to english (but that would be
wrong for other countries) or set the language according user's language
preferences at login time.
There are some changes occuring upstream with the gnome-spell configuration
fitting in better with the composer