Aspell - Spellcheck a file.

Spellcheck a file.


aspell check [options] filename


       The mode to use when checking files.
       The available modes are none, url, email, sgml, tex, texinfo, nroff and any
       others available on your system.

       Don't create a backup file. Normally, if there are any corrections the Aspell utility
       will append .bak to the existing file name and then create a new file with corrections
       made during spell checking.

       The suggestion mode to use where mode is one of ultra, fast, normal, or bad-spellers.
       For more information on these modes see Notes on the Different Suggestion Modes.

   -l name
       The language the document is written in. The default depends on the current locale.

       Encoding the document is expected to be in. The default depends on the current locale.

   -d name
       The main dictionary to use.

       The keymapping to use. Either aspell for the default mapping or ispell to use the same
       mapping that the Ispell utility uses.

Further/advanced options


Check the file foo.txt:

$ aspell check foo.txt

Check the file foo.txt using the bad-spellers suggestion mode and the American English dictionary:

$ aspell check --sug-mode=bad-spellers -d en_US foo.txt

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