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SpellChecker Node Module Build Status Build status

Native bindings to NSSpellChecker, Hunspell, or the Windows 8 Spell Check API, depending on your platform. Windows 7 and below as well as Linux will rely on Hunspell.


npm install spellchecker


SpellChecker = require 'spellchecker'


Check if a word is misspelled.

word - String word to check.

Returns true if the word is misspelled, false otherwise.


Get the corrections for a misspelled word.

word - String word to get corrections for.

Returns a non-null but possibly empty array of string corrections.


Identify misspelled words in a corpus of text.

corpus - String corpus of text to spellcheck.

Returns an Array containing {start, end} objects that describe an index range within the original String that contains a misspelled word.


Asynchronously identify misspelled words.

corpus - String corpus of text to spellcheck.

Returns a Promise that resolves with the Array described by checkSpelling().


Adds a word to the dictionary. When using Hunspell, this will not modify the .dic file; new words must be added each time the spellchecker is created. Use a custom dictionary file.

word - String word to add.

Returns nothing.