Re: Spell checker broken?

Subject: Re: Spell checker broken?
From: Dom Lachowicz (
Date: Fri Jul 13 2001 - 09:07:22 CDT

Quoting Pierre Abbat <>:

> On Thu, 12 Jul 2001, Dom Lachowicz wrote:
> >Spell-checking is started up using your DocumentLocale preference item,
> which
> >for you seems to be en-US. If you want to change this, try setting
> >LANG=de_DE ./abiword and you'll get german. Alternatively, use the
> language
> >dialog to change the language of certain words.
> I used the language dialog but got a message in the konsole saying that
> it
> couldn't find the hashfile. Is that in another CVS module?
> Apparently no one got the joke. Do I have to explain my rye sense of
> humor?

If you cvs co abispell you'll see lots and lots of hashfiles amongst other
things. You'll need to copy or symlink these to your AbiSuite dictionary directory.


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