SPELL

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NAME

spell - GNU spell, a Unix spell emulator  

SYNOPSIS

spell [options] files ...  

DESCRIPTION

This manual page documents briefly the spell command. This manual page was written for the Debian GNU/Linux distribution (but may be used by others), because the original program does not have a manual page. Instead, it has documentation in the GNU Info format; see below.

spell is a program that emulates the traditional Unix spell command by calling the Ispell utility.  

OPTIONS

The programs follow the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options are included below. For a complete description, see the Info files.
-I, --ispell-version
Print Ispell's version.
-V, --version
Print the version number.
-b, --british
Use the British dictionary.
-d, --dictionary=FILE
Use FILE to look up words.
-h, --help
Print a summary of the options.
-i, --ispell=PROGRAM
Calls PROGRAM as Ispell.
-l, --all-chains
Ignored; for compatibility.
-n, --number
Print line numbers before lines.
-o, --print-file-name
Print file names before lines.
-s, --stop-list=FILE
Ignored; for compatibility.
-v, --verbose
Print words not literally found.
-x, --print-stems
Ignored; for compatibility.

 

SEE ALSO

The programs are documented fully by GNU Spell, a clone of Unix `spell', available via the Info system.  

AUTHOR

This manual page was written by Dominik Kubla <dominik@debian.org>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system.


 

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