Re: [PATCH] : Fix for "Ignore All" Spell Dialog (Unix)

Subject: Re: [PATCH] : Fix for "Ignore All" Spell Dialog (Unix)
From: Paul Rohr (
Date: Wed Mar 07 2001 - 18:07:34 CST


You *do* know that I'm responsible for most or all of the following code,

  - spell context menu
  - ignore all
  - add (to custom.dic)
  - styles

"Ignore all" and "Add" both update hashtables of words. The former is at
document scope and currently doesn't persist. The latter is app-wide and

The only relevant difference here is the format you use to persist the two.
The custom dictionaries save as one word per line to a UTF-8-encoded file in
the user profile directory. Ignored words should get injected into the
document around the same place that styles do -- ie, before all document

>paul> If so, that shouldn't be bad. Do all our prefs dialogs have an
>paul> appropriate button which could be hooked up to flush this list?
>I don't know the answer to this either way, but does "flush" mean "get
>rid of" or "save to disk"?

Get rid of. Save to disk should be automatic, or the feature's worthless.

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