JOrtho is a spell checker for Java. The library works with any JTextComponent from the Swing framework and checks as you type. The dictionary is based on the free, and is applicable for multiple languages. You can select the spell checking language via a context menu. The Features of JOrtho are the highlighting of potentially wrongly spelled words, a context menu with suggestions for correct forms of the word, and a context menu with option to change the checking language. At the moment there are five languages for spell checking available: English, German, French, Spanish, and Italian.


Mouse position is used instead of cursor position in text for suggestions. Support for the Escape key was added. Alphabetic sort order was added in the user dictionary editor. Support for setting an application name was added. Some improvements were added to the user dictionary editor. An application sample was added. The method SpellChecker.showSpellCheckerDialog(JTextComponent ) was added. Capitalization support was improved. The SpellCheckerOption class was added and an optional parameter was added to many methods. A JPopupMenu with a suggestion was added.

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