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The CSpell mono-repo, a spell checker for code.

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  • cspell-clicspell-cli is useful for including cspell directly from GitHub.

    Example install: npm install -g git+https://github.com/streetsidesoftware/cspell-cli.

    This will add the cspell-cli command, which is an alias of the cspell command.

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Link Description Status
rfc-0001 Fixing common misspellings Done
rfc-0002 Improving Generated Suggestions Done
rfc-0003 Plug-ins: Adding file parsers In Progress
rfc-0004 Support Marking Issues as Known Not started

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  version Node Status Maintenance End of Free Support
cspell 8.x 18.x In Active Development TBD TBD
cspell 7.x 16.x Maintenance 2023-10-01 2023-11-07
cspell 6.x 14.14.x Paid support only1 2023-04-01 2023-05-01
cspell 5.x 12.x Paid support only1 - 2022-10-01
cspell 4.x 10.x Paid support only1 - 2022-05-01


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