Spell Checking

System-wide spell checking and spelling suggestions.

Goals

  • On screen keyboard - provide word suggestions for quicker entry
  • Highlight misspelled words
  • Provide spelling suggestions for misspelled words
  • Settings for enabling/disabling spell checking and suggestions
  • Spell checking dictionary:
    • Add words
    • Review added words and remove them
  • Review misspelled words in a document
  • Preferences? Check more than one language simultaneously? Add/remove languages?

Relevant Art

iOS

Android

Chrome

http://cloud.addictivetips.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/dictionary-Chrome.png

Google Docs

http://www.howtogeek.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/650x392xgoogle-docs-spell-check-shortcut.png.pagespeed.gp+jp+jw+pj+js+rj+rp+rw+ri+cp+md.ic.vTfysN2eoh.png

http://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/qniabxdq69chmdsubrj9.jpg

Empathy

empathy-spell-suggestions.png

gedit

Spell checking in 3.20:

gedit-spell-checking-3.20.png

gedit-spell-checking-3.20-2.png

Epiphany

epiphany-spell-checking-3.20.png

epiphany-spell-checking-3.20-2.png

Discussion

It would be good to have a shared dictionary that's used by the on screen keyboard and for spell checking elsewhere.

Explicit spell check can be useful for long documents, but isn't great elsewhere.

Tentative Design

See Also

Design/OS/SpellChecking (last edited 2016-04-04 12:42:11 by AllanDay)