Grammar checker development for LibreOffice

Németh László nemeth at
Mon Feb 13 07:20:44 PST 2012


Lightproof (from “lightweight proofreader”) is a Python grammar
checker framework for LibreOffice. Default English, Hungarian and
Russian grammar checkers of LibreOffice 3.5 are based on Lightproof
(also the French Grammalecte:

Here is an introduction about the concept of Lightproof and grammar
checker development for LibreOffice:

Source: git:// or see


git clone git://

Compiling of the English grammar checker extension:

python src/en/en.cfg

There is also a new editor extension to speed up the rule development
(it works without the source code, too):

Best regards,

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