[clug] openoffice 2.0 spelling issues

Tomasz Ciolek tmc at dreamcraft.com.au
Wed Nov 23 02:09:49 GMT 2005

Ahh. Yoiu mean to tell me they use myspell dictionaries and not the
openoffice dicts as such?

That is a nsatu state of affairs... 


On Wed, Nov 23, 2005 at 12:18:43PM +1100, Drew Parsons wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-11-23 at 11:05 +1100, Tomasz Ciolek wrote:
> > Hi All
> > 
> > Has anyone got the openoffice 2.x spelling working reliably under Debain
> > Sarge? If so, how?
> > 
> They've got this stupid coupling between default document language and
> spellcheck dictionary, so that if your language is English (Australian),
> then OOo doesn't let the spellcheck do anything since there is "no
> Australian dictionary".  That is, it won't let you set the dictionary
> separately to English (UK).  I've filed a Debian bug about it, though
> really it's upstream's problem.
> The only workaround I know for now is to set the document language to
> English (UK).  And install the myspell en_GB dictionary, of course :)
> (unless, judging from your name, you want myspell-pl!)
> Drew

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