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Project: retextjs/retext-spell

Package: retext-spell@4.0.0

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retext-spell

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retext plugin to check spelling (with nspell).

Install

npm:

npm install retext-spell

Use

var retext = require('retext')
var spell = require('retext-spell')
var dictionary = require('dictionary-en-gb')
var report = require('vfile-reporter')

retext()
  .use(spell, dictionary)
  .process('Some useles documeant.', function(err, file) {
    console.error(report(err || file))
  })

Yields:

   1:6-1:12  warning  `useles` is misspelt; did you mean `useless`?      useles     retext-spell
  1:13-1:22  warning  `documeant` is misspelt; did you mean `document`?  documeant  retext-spell

⚠ 2 warnings

API

retext().use(spell, options)

retext-spell is async; use process, not processSync.

Check spelling (with nspell).

Signatures
options.dictionary

A dictionary (Function). Result of requiring one of the dictionaries in wooorm/dictionaries.

options.personal

Personal dictionary (string or a Buffer in UTF-8, optional).

options.ignore

List of words to ignore (Array.<string>, default []).

options.ignoreLiteral

Whether to ignore literal words (boolean?, default true).

options.ignoreDigits

Whether to ignore “words” that contain only digits, such as 123456 (boolean?, default true).

options.normalizeApostrophes

Deal with apostrophes (boolean?, default true). Whether to swap smart apostrophes () with straight apostrophes (') before checking spelling. Dictionaries typically support this, but this option can be used if not.

options.max

Number of unique words to suggest for (number?, default 30). By default, up to thirty words are suggested for. Further misspellings are still warned about, but without suggestions. Increasing this number significantly impacts performance.

Messages

Each message is emitted as a VFileMessage on file, with the following fields:

message.source

Name of this plugin ('retext-spell').

message.ruleId

Normalized not ok word (string, such as 'useles').

message.actual

Current not ok word (string, such as 'Useles').

message.expected

List of suggestions of words to use (Array.<string>, such as ['Useless']).

Contribute

See contributing.md in retextjs/.github for ways to get started. See support.md for ways to get help.

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License

MIT © Titus Wormer