Emacs: Spell Checking

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .
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Alt+x ispell-wordAlt+$】 to check spelling of current word.

Alt+x flyspell-buffer to spell check whole buffer.

Move cursor to a misspelled word, then ispell-word to correct it.


Alt+x flyspell-mode to turn on spell checker as you type. Call again to turn off.

when flyspell-mode is on, the following commands have key shortcuts.

Alt+x flyspell-goto-next-errorCtrl+,】 to move cursor to next error. (only when flyspell-mode is on.)

Alt+x flyspell-auto-correct-wordCtrl+.】 to correct the word under cursor. Press the key again to swap to next suggestion.

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