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Neovim diffrent behaviour than vim on spelling sugestion

First thing first I am writing a foreign language with a different keyboard(greek-english). I was trying some spell checking features of vim and neovim and I noticed that neovim might have a bug. At ...
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Why does "thge" correct to "Chge" using spellcheck?

I was showing a friend the spell-check feature in Vim which I add activated by adding the lines setlocal spell and set spelllang=en_gb to my .vimrc. He did the same on his end and tried a few spell ...
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vim spell checking

I am using vim and latex to produce documents and I have realized that I am making a number of spelling mistakes and in order to correct that I installed vim-lexical plugin. However, nothing seems to ...
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How do I set spelling and spelling highlight for markdown files?

When I do this: :set spell spelllang=en_us :hi SpellBad cterm=underline It underlines the spell on markdown. I just need this auto command on markdown files. If I put these commands in my .vimrc, and ...
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How to make vim show suggest current word in spellchecking suggestiong if current word is correct?

I often write code, and sometimes I check comments with z= when I am not sure of a spelling of some word. Vim then presents a list of suggestions. However, when I got the spelling right and the word ...
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Add global spell ignore words

I'm editing a wiki and it uses atleast two languages. Vim has no problem, as it allows multiple languages in spellcheck. Problem is, some wiki templates, and html-like mediawiki tags are often words ...
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Spelling mistake regex

I have a large text file of an OCR'd book where many words have been broken and hyphenated at the end of a line. Eg. In his newest book of language ex- ploration, Professor Asimov ranges over I can ...
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How to exclude git commit hash (7-char long hex string) from spelling?

I use neovim as editor for git. Especially when rebasing it is hard to focus on the important things because the spell check highlights the commit hashes. Therefore I'm trying to exclude the 7-char ...
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How to disable American spellchecking in vim, and switch purely to British?

I tried :set spell spelllang=en_gb in my vim, but I noticed that summarization is not highlighted as incorrect. Shouldn't it be wrong? How to fix this problem?
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Is there a way to get a count of the number of spelling errors in a buffer?

I'd like to be able to show the number of spelling errors in a buffer in my status line. Is there a vimscript way of getting a count of the number of spelling errors? I could write some code to count ...
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