Re: MacOS X information (XAbiWord)

From: Hubert Figuiere (
Date: Mon Apr 08 2002 - 10:50:08 EDT

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    On Sun, 2002-04-07 at 01:15, leiF HalvarD Silli wrote:
    > Hi -- I am a new user of (X)AbiWord for OSX. I am looking for a page
    > with genereal descriptions of how to configure XAbiWord. Can anyone
    > suggeste a web page with information about that?

    There is nothing to configure. Just remember to start XDarwin before
    starting XAbiword.

    > I am especially in need of information about how to enable a)
    > Norwegian Keyboard Layout (perhaps related to Orobor WIndows manager
    > and not XAbiWord?),

    This is XDarwin issue.

    > b) how to install my own (Norwegian) spelling
    > dictionaries,

    Grab the abispell package and install the corresponding BigEndian hash
    in the AbiSuite/dictionnary directory.


    > How is one supposed to start XAbiWOrd? (When clicking on th eXAbiWord
    > icon, the only thing that happens [even if windowsmangar is not
    > running] is that a "configuration application" called 'XAbiWord' is
    > started. In the preferences there one can probably do pretty much of
    > what I requested above, but I need to know the allowed arguments
    > plust other things to do.

    Choose File -> New or File-> Open. This app is a small wrapper launcher
    to allow files to be double clicked from the Finder.


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