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Re: auto correction propagation mode


From: Plamen Tanovski
Subject: Re: auto correction propagation mode
Date: Sat, 07 Jun 2008 23:05:16 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/23.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Andreas Röhler <address@hidden> writes:

> Just to indicate a direction how this could be done IMHO:
>
> (defun allkorr () 
>   (interactive "*")
>   (let* ((wap (word-at-point))
>         (replmt (read-from-minibuffer "Correction: " wap)))
>     (define-abbrev text-mode-abbrev-table wap replmt)
>     (expand-region-abbrevs (point-min) (point-max))))
>
>
> It uses the abbrev facility, prompts for the correct
> word, which will be registered as an expansion for the
> then wrong word, conceived as an abbrev in the text.
>
> `expand-region-abbrevs' will query you then for every
> replacement. This might be abolished still, bound to an
> argument etc.


Thanks a lot. This is a very interessting approach. The best thing is, it
works on whole words only.

Best regards


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