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Checking Spelling in nano

Another handy thing you can do in nano is chek yoor speling, as shown in red_a.jpg and red_b.jpg.

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red_a.jpg nano prompts you to correct the spelling of misspelled words.

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red_b.jpg nano informs you when the procedure is complete.

To spell-check in nano:

  1. nano hairyspiders

    At the shell prompt, type nano and the filename of the file to edit.

  2. ctrl-t.jpg

    Pressing these keys starts spell-checking the file. nano will stop at each misspelled word as shown in gray_a.jpg.

  3. correctspelling

    Type in the correct spelling for any words flagged as misspelled, or press enter.jpg to accept the current spelling and move along to the next word.

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