Editra (>0.5.05) has support for spellchecking documents. Spellchecking is provided via libenchant. When enabled the spellchecker can indicate words that are possibly misspelled and provide suggestions via the right click menu.
These installation instructions are for getting spellchecking up and running on a source install of Editra.
sudo port install aspell sudo port install aspell-dict-en sudo port install enchant3) Install PyEnchant
Here are some tips to help resolve some issues that can occure with enchant on Windows.
Using your package manager install the same packages as listed above for OSX
Options for configuring the behavior of how the spell checker works can be found in the Preferences Dialog.1) Check as you type
Enabling this will enable spell checking to be done constantly as you type and will underline words that are misspelled.2) Dictionary
List of installed spellchecking dictionaries.3) Enchant Path
If spellchecking is not working on your system you may have to use this to specify the path to find libenchant at. If your spellchecking is working then it is suggested to not modify this setting.