[Users] Spell Checking Question

Tanja Roth taroth at suse.de
Thu Jan 5 15:19:52 CET 2012


On 2012-01-05 14:56 Andreas Rönnquist <mailinglists at gusnan.se> wrote:
>On Thu, 5 Jan 2012 14:47:54 +0100
>Tanja Roth <taroth at suse.de> wrote:
>> Hi again,
>> one more question for today: I would like to use an alternate spell
>> checker (since I regularly write in two different languages), but
>> I can only choose between several variants of English in the spell
>> checker preferences (en, en_CA, en_GB, and en_US). 
>> What do I need to do to make Claws show different languages as
>> spell checking options? Where does Claws take this information from?
>Claws uses Enchant for spell-checking, which is described as a "Wrapper
>for various spell checker engines" - In addition to what wwp mentioned
>in his email, it can make use of the aspell spellchecker and its
>wordlists - 
>I am on Debian and use packages like aspell-[language-code] - for
>example aspell-en for english or aspell-sv for swedish. 

ah, I just didn't think of the obvious - after installing the
respective aspell packages I now got what I wanted :)

Many thx for the help!

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