I see this a long time but only now decided to call it a bug (don't know why I didn't react sooner).
When changes are tracked (Edit - Changes - Track) and changes are shown (Edit - Changes- Show) and a word is misspelt:
(1) if you add a missing letter and by this the word becomes spelled correctly, the word loses the red marking of a misspelt word (which is great);
(2) if you remove an excess letter and by this the word becomes spelled correctly, the word still keeps the red marking of a misspelt word (which is an error);
Of course, if changes are not viewed, just tracked, in the second example the red marking is removed, as it should be.
If you turn on the show of changes, the same corrected word gets underlined as misspelt.
If you turn off the show of changes, the same word loses the red underline.
I also found an exemption of this rule: if the excess letters are the first letters of a misspelt word, even if both options are on, upon removing those excess letters when both funcions are turned on - the red underline correctly vanishes. (in Slovenian changing word "odreagira" to "reagira"). Strange.
Also, I noticed:
- there are cases when it works properly even if a character is deleted from within the word (Slovenian: vrednoste -> vrednote; vplejati -> vpeljati);
- it also works if excess characters are only at the end of the word (just as if they are only at the beginning of the word).
Indeed, in the case of tracked and shown changes, it seems that the spellchecker has some difficulty to know what is the word to be checked.
Best regards. JBF
In order to limit the confusion between ProposedEasyHack and EasyHack and to make queries much easier we are changing ProposedEasyHack to NeedsDevEval.
Thank you and apologies for the noise
Migrating Whiteboard tags to Keywords: (needsDevEval)
This issue also affects grammar / style checkers (Lightproof). Tested with 18.104.22.168.
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Still reproducible with current master. Ubuntu 16.04.
Best regards. JBF
i still have this issue with Version: 22.214.171.124.0+ on debian buster.
if when tracking changes you add/insert/remove bits of the word to make it into another correct word, spellchecker reads the whole set of inserted/deleted chars. the list of suggested alternatives also shows this by suggesting words based on all the chars.