Question in title. Is it possible at all with Sublime Text 3? Now I can download different spellcheck packages or use the built-in ST spellchecker. However, I would like to use the Mac OS spellchecker as it does a great job in auto-correction and auto-detection of language.

I'm on the last Mountain Lion with Sublime Text 3.

I found a plug-in that interfaces with the Apple Spellchecker. It's called CheckBounce. Unfortunately it's broken with the current version of Sublime Text. So any alternatives are still welcome.


Sublime Text is tried to be cross-platform and as there is no built-in auto-correction functionality in other platforms, so if I was the programmer, I wouldn't relay on a feature present only in one of my target platforms and would implement the feature built-in my program to be portable to other platforms.
I love that feature of OS X too, but unfortunately I don't think if that would be possible in your case. :)

  • Thank you for your contribution. It sounds like a logical explanation. I just thought maybe a plug-in or hidden setting would exist. – Saaru Lindestøkke Nov 19 '13 at 21:56

Old post, but by now a plugin exists that interfaces with OS X's built-in spell checker. See https://www.sublimetext.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=11692. Haven't tried it myself yet, but will now!

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    In the edit part of my question (from nov 2013) I already refer to Checkbounce, but as I mention it's broken as of build 3049. – Saaru Lindestøkke Aug 15 '14 at 9:08

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