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How to spellcheck in Vim

📅 2014-Jun-02 ⬩ ✍️ Ashwin Nanjappa ⬩ 🏷️ spellcheck, vim ⬩ 📚 Archive

Vim has built-in ability to perform spellcheck. The VimCasts video on spellcheck gives a good summary of these features.

set spelllang=en

The spellfile can be found in ~/.vim/spell/. For example, mine is named en.utf-8.add

Tried with: Vim 7.4 and Ubuntu 14.04