Some words are written with hyphen: state-of-the-art, majority is not. With Hunspell, we have two possibilities: treat hyphen as part of the word, or as brake point so spell checker is checking every part of such compounded word separately.
Let's say we choose first approach because suggestion mechanism is working better this way. Now, hyphen is nothing more then character like every other letter in alphabet. This is the way English dictionary is treating apostrophe.
If automatic hyphenation is enabled, hyphenated words are not marked as misspelled when hyphenated at the very end of a line, but if I put hyphen manually, words is flagged as misspelled.
Think that there should not be difference between automatic and manual hyphenation. If hyphen causes word to break into another line, spell checking should be preformed like word is not hyphenated at all.
Recapitulation: 'com-puter' is not flagged as misspelled if hyphenated like this automatically, but it is if hyphen is inserted manually.
Confirmed by manual hyphenation Ctrl+hyphen.
Win 7 Pro 64-bit, Version: 18.104.22.168 (x64)
Build ID: d54a8868f08a7b39642414cf2c8ef2f228f780cf
CPU Threads: 4; OS Version: Windows 6.1; UI Render: default;
Locale: fi-FI (fi_FI); Calc: CL
Actually, I noticed it when plain hyphen inserted at the end of the line, not if CTRL + hyphen is used. Think that manually inserted soft hyphen works as expected. To me it happens with regular hyphen that causes word hyphenation. For what I can see, automatic hyphenation is not using soft hyphen, at least it's not marked as one with gray background.
** Please read this message in its entirety before responding **
To make sure we're focusing on the bugs that affect our users today, LibreOffice QA is asking bug reporters and confirmers to retest open, confirmed bugs which have not been touched for over a year.
There have been thousands of bug fixes and commits since anyone checked on this bug report. During that time, it's possible that the bug has been fixed, or the details of the problem have changed. We'd really appreciate your help in getting confirmation that the bug is still present.
If you have time, please do the following:
Test to see if the bug is still present with the latest version of LibreOffice from https://www.libreoffice.org/download/
If the bug is present, please leave a comment that includes the information from Help - About LibreOffice.
If the bug is NOT present, please set the bug's Status field to RESOLVED-WORKSFORME and leave a comment that includes the information from Help - About LibreOffice.
Please DO NOT
Update the version field
Reply via email (please reply directly on the bug tracker)
Set the bug's Status field to RESOLVED - FIXED (this status has a particular meaning that is not
appropriate in this case)
If you want to do more to help you can test to see if your issue is a REGRESSION. To do so:
1. Download and install oldest version of LibreOffice (usually 3.3 unless your bug pertains to a feature added after 3.3) from http://downloadarchive.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/old/
2. Test your bug
3. Leave a comment with your results.
4a. If the bug was present with 3.3 - set version to 'inherited from OOo';
4b. If the bug was not present in 3.3 - add 'regression' to keyword
Feel free to come ask questions or to say hello in our QA chat: https://kiwiirc.com/nextclient/irc.freenode.net/#libreoffice-qa
Thank you for helping us make LibreOffice even better for everyone!
Hm... Seams that spell-checking works when manual hyphenation added with LibreOffice 22.214.171.124. I guess this is fixed then?
One more thing can be improved: accepting correction for manually hyphenated word strips hyphen when accepting suggestion. Maybe Hunspell's fault? Can LibreOffice interfere and and hyphen? Should I open new bug report about this?
(In reply to Kruno from comment #4)
> Hm... Seams that spell-checking works when manual hyphenation added with
> LibreOffice 126.96.36.199. I guess this is fixed then?
> One more thing can be improved: accepting correction for manually hyphenated
> word strips hyphen when accepting suggestion. Maybe Hunspell's fault? Can
> LibreOffice interfere and and hyphen? Should I open new bug report about
Yes, please open a new report. If you suspect Hunspell, you can report it to them: https://github.com/hunspell/hunspell/issues
I'll try ask Hunepll folks about this, but it may also be that LO strips hyphen and passes word to Husnpell without hyphen so no hyphen in - no hyphen out...