mLipok

Spell checking in Strings used in Script

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Thanks to @GMK we have universall, mulitlingual, free spell checker:

I was wondering if here on the forum is any Au3Script Parser to get all Strings content from au3 file.
In combination with @GMK function this should be very handy to check each script in case any spelling mistakes.

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mLipok

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Just my 2 cents, but since an AutoIt script is going to be using function names and variable names that no standard dictionary is going to contain, even if you could parse the content of your script you would end up having to add so many items to the custom dictionary as to almost render it useless to catch spelling mistakes.


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I guess that @mLipok thought of spell-checking literal strings only, not the full script text.

That would involve a parser able to incrementally isolate strings and offer them to correction, eventually. Literal string may occur at any depth in an expression, possibly inside nested function invokations (expressions), so the job is significantly harder than just listing function names (or writing correct language in the first place IMVHO).

 


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Or you could embed the function in Scite and use a red underline mark like this WYSIWYG editor and other apps to show misspelled words.  That way you don't need a parser, you would just ignore the words you don't wish to correct.


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4 hours ago, jchd said:

I guess that @mLipok thought of spell-checking literal strings only, not the full script text.

Exactly.

here are examples:

Global $g_sTest1 = _
        "Homes" & 'Houses' & _
        "Apartament" & _
        'I''m' & _
        "Tomorrow I'll learn."

_Example("Home")
Func _Example($sTest2 = 'House')
    Local $sTest3 = 'Apartaments'
EndFunc

 


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My CodeScanner (link in sig) extracts all strings in a script (amongst other things). You'd still have to implement the spell cheking part yourself though (e.g., on output list StringsUsed.txt).

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