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Re: [tdf-discuss] Need for more compound words for spellcheck dictionary.


Hi Robert, *,

I'm not very deep involved in spellchecking, but nevertheless trying a
shot..

Robert Derman schrieb:

RGB ES wrote:
AFAIK, LibO dictionaries are the same dictionaries from OOo.  If you
have a custom dictionary where you added the words you miss, you can
"import" (I mean, copy to the right location) that dictionary into
LibO user profile. See here for more details about the user profile:
http://wiki.documentfoundation.org/UserProfile

2011/2/20 Robert Derman <robert.derman@pressenter.com> :
One of the reasons, perhaps the main reason I have not upgraded to
LO from OpenOffice 3.1 yet is that I dread having to go through the
process of adding over a thousand compound words to the spellcheck
dictionary.  This dictionary has almost NO compound words in it!
Does anyone know if this problem has been addressed with LO 3.3.  I
am using the U.S. English version.  If this severe shortcoming has
not yet been addressed yet, I think we should do so before version
3.4.

If I remember well german, dictionary changed to hunspell dictionary
engine for that reason. German and many more languages' words are
compound words in a very wide range so that problem arose from
beginning. Not shure what spellchecking engine is used for english
languages spellchecking - I guess it's aspell which has poor support for
compound words.

But all guessed. Not enough insight in that topic.

[.. impact of poor spellchecking ..]

Gruß/regards
-- 
Friedrich
Libreoffice-Box http://libreofficebox.org/
LibreOffice and more on CD/DVD images
(german version already started)



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