erc / erc-spelling.el

;;; erc-spelling.el --- use flyspell in ERC

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;; Author: Jorgen Schaefer <>
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;;; Commentary:

;; This is an ERC module to enable flyspell mode in ERC buffers. This
;; ensures correct behavior of flyspell, and even sets up a
;; channel-local dictionary if so required.

;;; Code:

(require 'erc)
(require 'flyspell)

(defconst erc-spelling-version "$Revision$"
  "ERC spelling revision.")

;;;###autoload (autoload 'erc-spelling-mode "erc-spelling" nil t)
(define-erc-module spelling nil
  "Enable flyspell mode in ERC buffers."
  ;; Use erc-connect-pre-hook instead of erc-mode-hook as pre-hook is
  ;; called AFTER the server buffer is initialized.
  ((add-hook 'erc-connect-pre-hook 'erc-spelling-init)
   (mapc (lambda (buffer)
           (when buffer
             (with-current-buffer buffer (erc-spelling-init))))
  ((remove-hook 'erc-connect-pre-hook 'erc-spelling-init)
   (mapc (lambda (buffer)
           (when buffer
             (with-current-buffer buffer (flyspell-mode 0))))

(defcustom erc-spelling-dictionaries nil
  "An alist mapping buffer names to dictionaries.
The `car' of every cell is a buffer name, the `cadr' is the
string name of an associated dictionary.
The dictionary is inherited from server buffers, so if you want a
default dictionary for some server, you can use a server buffer
name here."
  :type '(choice (const nil)
                 (repeat (cons (string :tag "Buffer name")
                               (string :tag "Dictionary"))))
  :group 'erc-spelling)

(defun erc-spelling-init ()
  "Enable flyspell mode in an ERC buffer."
  (let ((name (downcase (buffer-name)))
        (dicts erc-spelling-dictionaries))
    (when dicts
      (while (and dicts
                  (not (string= name (downcase (caar dicts)))))
        (setq dicts (cdr dicts)))
      (setq ispell-local-dictionary
            (if dicts
                (cadr (car dicts))
              (let ((server (erc-server-buffer)))
                (if server
                    (with-current-buffer server
  (setq flyspell-generic-check-word-p 'erc-spelling-flyspell-verify)
  (flyspell-mode 1))

(defun erc-spelling-unhighlight-word (word)
  "Unhighlight the given WORD.
The cadr is the beginning and the caddr is the end."
  (let ((beg (nth 1 word))
        (end (nth 2 word)))
    (flyspell-unhighlight-at beg)
    (when (> end beg)
      (flyspell-unhighlight-at (1- end)))))

(defun erc-spelling-flyspell-verify ()
  "Flyspell only the input line, nothing else."
  (let ((word-data (and (boundp 'flyspell-word)
    (when word-data
      (cond ((< (point) erc-input-marker)
            ;; don't spell-check names of users
            ((and erc-channel-users
                  (erc-get-channel-user (car word-data)))
             (erc-spelling-unhighlight-word word-data)
            ;; if '/' occurs before the word, don't spell-check it
            ((eq (char-before (nth 1 word-data)) ?/)
             (erc-spelling-unhighlight-word word-data)
            (t t)))))

(put 'erc-mode

(provide 'erc-spelling)

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