spellcheck and footnote

asked 2020-04-20 11:30:32 +0200

giors gravatar image

updated 2020-08-02 22:55:40 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

whenever I launch the spellcheck (F7), closing the dialog, makes footnotes disappear: instead, there is just a number in the text.

Document was written 10 years ago but is currently saved in .odt format (very important to me and quite large).

I have tried to erase direct format, copy-paste in a new document without format (and manually adding the footnotes) but nothing solved the problem. Also changed the language and the dictionary...

Using version on arch linux.

Thanks for your help

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spellcheck also erase italic.

giors gravatar imagegiors ( 2020-04-20 11:43:00 +0200 )edit

also noticed that it changes the language. Document is written with multiple languages: main language is Spanish but it has latin expressions. Spellcheck change latin into spanish (don't know why)

giors gravatar imagegiors ( 2020-04-20 11:54:48 +0200 )edit

especially when a footnote is located just after a word that needs be corrected, it disappears!

giors gravatar imagegiors ( 2020-04-20 12:04:44 +0200 )edit

definitely when a footnote anchor follows a spelling mistake, it seems that spellcheck considers the footnote also a mistake and it corrects it deleting the footnote and converting its anchor in a number. Any work-around?

giors gravatar imagegiors ( 2020-04-20 18:33:11 +0200 )edit