Spell checker for jupyter notebooks
spell checking jupyter notebooks
Writing correctly should be a priority, even for programmers and scientists.
But this is not easy in jupyter notebooks.
In english, a good solution is to make use of the spellchecker notebook extension, which highlights incorrect text:
pip install jupyter_contrib_nbextensions jupyter contrib nbextension install --user jupyter nbextension enable spellchecker/main
However, this extension is currently not able to suggest corrections, and is only available for English.
Since I write blog posts based on jupyter notebooks in French, I came up with a small script for spell checking.
pip install nbspellcheck
Example of use:
nbspellcheck.py my_jupyter_notebook.ipynb -l fr
A big thank you to the developers of
that are doing all the heavy lifting.
I made this real fast, and the user interface can be improved. Please don't hesitate to send a PR.