[Libreoffice-qa] Grammar check does not work, when there is no spellcheck in a document

Manfred J. Krause courrier.oou.fr.mjk at googlemail.com
Sun Dec 8 06:00:13 PST 2013


On Sun, Dec 8, 2013 at 2:06 PM, Andras Timar wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 8, 2013 at 1:17 PM, Pedro wrote:
>> Thomas Hackert wrote
>>> Hi again,
>>> "sigh" ... It seems, either I expect too unexpected things from LO,
>>> or the grammar check is not usable at all ... :( But if I switch my
>>> UI settings to en-US, I can write something completely rubbish, and
>>> the grammar checker will not find it, if all words are written
>>> correctly ... :(
>> You should notice that the message says "The spellcheck is complete"
>> There is no grammar correction. That is one of the (main?) reasons people
>> prefer MS Word ;)
>> In any case using Word 2003, the final sentence after grammar correction is
>> "Does he know that he has wrong?" which is much better than "Does he known,
>> that he has wrong." but still isn't correct English...
>> So, the answer is "B) grammar check is not usable at all" only spell
>> checking is performed (which means that the menu option name "Spelling and
>> Grammar" is misleading)
> The built-in English grammar checker (Lightproof) does not know many
> rules. It does not mean, that "B) grammar check is not usable at all".
> It works as designed. Spell checkers and grammar checkers are UNO
> components, so users don't have to use the standard, built-in ones,
> but it is possible to use alternatives. Examples include Zemberek
> (Turkish spell checker), Voikko (Finnish spell checker), Duden
> Korrektor (German), and LanguageTool (grammar checker for many
> languages).

Sample: LibreOfficeDev / LanguageTool 2.3

Have a nice day -

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