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Q: How can I run ispell inside emacs?


If you are unfamiliar with ispell, please see How can I spell check a file or document?.

You can run ispell inside an Emacs buffer with the command:

M-x ispell

Now the following commands are available for the duration of your emacs session:

M-x ispell-word - Checks word
M-x ispell-buffer - Checks buffer (current file)
M-x ispell-region - Checks region

ispell functions normally inside Emacs, although it uses the minibuffer for commands.

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December 15, 2010

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