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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-30953

PSpell UTF-8 issue

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    • Testing Instructions:
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      1/ install php-pspell extension and some dictionaries
      2/ configure TinyMCE to use PSpell extension and add spell checked languages for all your installed dictionaries
      3/ type some hebrew or any other language that uses non-ascii chars in editor
      4/ verify the invalid words are highlighted
      5/ verify suggestions do not contain double encoded chars

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      1/ install php-pspell extension and some dictionaries 2/ configure TinyMCE to use PSpell extension and add spell checked languages for all your installed dictionaries 3/ type some hebrew or any other language that uses non-ascii chars in editor 4/ verify the invalid words are highlighted 5/ verify suggestions do not contain double encoded chars
    • Workaround:
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      Using the patch attached it worked like a charm.

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      Using the patch attached it worked like a charm.
    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_21_STABLE, MOODLE_22_STABLE, MOODLE_23_STABLE
    • Fixed Branches:
      MOODLE_22_STABLE
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    • Pull Master Branch:
      w52_MDL-30953_m23_pspell

      Description

      The PSpell spell-checker plug-in of the tinymce editor doesn't behave well with utf-8, I tested this with Hebrew, at first it didn't give any results, after tinkering with it I arrived at the suggested patch attached to this issue.

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                Fix Release Date:
                9/Jan/12