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Re: Proposal to change default spelling behavior: honor language setting or provide a separate setting

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 25 Jun 2009 17:43:24 +0200

Helder Magalhães wrote:
> Hi Stefan,
>> Here you're saying that when the UI is set to Portuguese, the spell
>> checker also uses Portuguese.
> No, what I'm saying is that the spell checker always uses the
> Language Pack once installed, independently on the global "Language"
> setting (always set to "English", in my case). I always found this
> counter-intuitive and the proposals try to address the (somehow
> weird, in my opinion) behavior.
> Can this be simply due to an issue where the spelling doesn't use the
> default ("English") when a language pack is present? If so, I'd say a
> way to use independent settings (one for the GUI, other for the
> spelling language) would still be useful. :-)

The default is to use the spell checker which corresponds to the OS
language if it is present. No matter what UI language is specified for TSVN.
Otherwise, users would be forced to change the UI language to use the
corresponding spell checker. That's not what most people want: they
usually want their UI in English but still have the spell checker use
their native language for the commit messages.

And if you want to use the English spell checker, as you said there's
the tsvn:projectlanguage property you can set.


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