Created attachment 138694 [details]
Steps how to reproduce with Version: 126.96.36.199 (x64)
CPU-Threads: 4; BS: Windows 6.1; UI-Render: Standard;
Gebietsschema: de-DE (de_DE); Calc: group, my default user profile, Tango theme
1. Open attached sample document
3. <f7> for spellcheck
» check stops at "Brennerbetrieb" because unknown, suggests better words
Bug: The list contains nonsense words like Brenner-betrieb, Brennerbtrieb,
Brennerdbetrieb, Brennwerbetrieb, Brennerzbetrieb
a) These nonsense words are not in the dictionaries I tested.
b) I wonder where I can see my installed dict-de_AT-frami_2017-01-12?
c) Strange: I also see this in LibO 4.2 and 3.3, even OOo 4.2.
c1) So this might be some OS - "Feature" or something like that?
What might mean "not a LibO Bug?"
d) The bad thing is that all these nonsense words are possible typos, which
will not be complained by spellcheck.
e) Still REPRODUCIBLE with Version: 188.8.131.52.alpha0+ (x64)
Build ID: c926a1e34672afaa5b7de0e3b08b1537e88fbb6f CPU threads: 4;
OS: Windows 6.1; UI render: default;
TinderBox: Win-x86_64@42, Branch:master, Time: 2017-12-24_01:10:03
Locale: de-DE (de_DE); Calc: CL
I will test on an other PC tomorrow
Andras: thought you might be interested in this one since it concerns dictionaries
The straightforward explanation is that the words can be generated from the dictionary (words + grammar rules). I don't know if that's the case, so I'd suggest to first contact the extension/dictionary owner about these errors.
The shipped dictionaries are in <LO install dir>\share\extensions.
The installed extensions seem to be in <LO install dir>\share\uno_packages\cache\uno_packages, if they are for all useres, and in <user profile>\uno_packages\cache\uno_packages if they are for a single user.
My suggestion as a dictionary maintainer is that you should try to select one by one the nonsense words from the suggestions.
If all of them don't show as typos, is because they are in the speller.
The hyphenated one means that the speller has A and B. Ex: A-B
Hunspell accepts A-B if A and B exist.
Created attachment 138728 [details]
Some more test results
I did a more detailed search in the directories, for details pleas see attached "dictionarysearch.odt". Nonsense word "Brennerdbetrieb" has not been found in any of the directories.
Before of all that philosophy how spellcheck might work someone should try to reproduce the reported issue.
f) I did an additional test concerning reliability of Agent Ransack:
"brenner1ein1stellung" has been found in 3 _de hyphenation dictionaries
I get the same suggestions as you, and still advise that you contact the dictionary/extension maintainer about them.
Created attachment 139109 [details]
2 more nonsense suggestions (fist 2 ones)
(In reply to Aron Budea from comment #6)
If I will decide to create an office suite with German spell check, I will think about your suggestion.
The word "betrieb" has no rule for compound word generation, but the other words (Erbe + trieb etc.) do.
Short solution is the dictionary extension: adding the word "Brennerbetrieb" or a "compound-friendly" "betrieb".
Future – planned – solution for the strange suggestions is more clever limitation/checking of generated compound words, based on real-world occurrence.
Unfortunately, in German, Hunspell (spell checker of LibreOffice) permits more strange suggestions, despite the recent optimizations here (https://github.com/hunspell/hunspell/commit/90cb55f8f1a21c7f62539baf8f3cf6f062080afd, https://github.com/hunspell/hunspell/commit/4e4106fc64bc26df10f8dc24e0e578abb70025c7).
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