Bug 81362 - SPELLCHECK: English sentence checking minus option fails to detect 'false' minus
Summary: SPELLCHECK: English sentence checking minus option fails to detect 'false' minus
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Writer (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) rc
Hardware: Other All
: lowest trivial
Assignee: László Németh
Depends on:
Blocks: Spell-Checking
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Reported: 2014-07-14 20:58 UTC by John Smith
Modified: 2022-08-17 14:49 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Crash report or crash signature:

ODT document illustrating the problem. (31.09 KB, application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.text)
2014-07-14 21:06 UTC, John Smith

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Description John Smith 2014-07-14 20:58:11 UTC

Comment 1 John Smith 2014-07-14 21:06:12 UTC
Created attachment 102802 [details]
ODT document illustrating the problem.

The option to detect a minus sign in Tools > Options> Language Settings > English sentence checking, does not work. The keyboard hyphen/ minus sign should be detected and changed to the correct typographical minus symbol (Unicode 2212).
En-dash and Em-dash options also do not work as described in the document referenced in the attachment.
Comment 2 Yousuf Philips (jay) (retired) 2014-07-14 21:15:41 UTC
Previously confirmed in bug 75122 comment 1.

> I tested your submitted file against 4.2.5 and 4.3.0 and ... What presently didnt work is unspaced em dash and minus sign.
Comment 3 QA Administrators 2015-07-18 17:43:19 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 4 QA Administrators 2017-01-03 19:36:44 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 5 QA Administrators 2019-12-03 14:17:21 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 6 QA Administrators 2021-12-03 04:31:29 UTC
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