[SOLVED] No spell checker

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[SOLVED] No spell checker

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Spell checker doesn't seem to work, do I need to add dictionaries, if so from where, software manager?, and how does that work.
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Is this in LibreOffice or another application?

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Andow wrote:Spell checker doesn't seem to work, do I need to add dictionaries, if so from where, software manager?, and how does that work.

Is this in a web browser? Which one?

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MichaelJohn wrote:Is this in LibreOffice or another application?
Yes Libre Office and Thunderbird Mail and browser.
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MichaelJohn wrote:Is this in LibreOffice or another application?
Yes it is, as well as Thunderbird and the Browser

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MichaelJohn wrote:Is this in LibreOffice or another application?
Yes Libre Office and Thunderbird Mail and browser.

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Rocky Bennett wrote:
Andow wrote:Spell checker doesn't seem to work, do I need to add dictionaries, if so from where, software manager?, and how does that work.

Is this in a web browser? Which one?
All app Libre Office and Thunderbird Mail and browser.

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MichaelJohn wrote:Is this in LibreOffice or another application?
Yes Libre Office and Thunderbird Mail and browser.

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Sorry been away - hospital :( and annual leave :) ... Have you installed myspell-en-gb? Install in via the Package Manager to ensure you get no dependancy issues...

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MichaelJohn wrote:Sorry been away - hospital :( and annual leave :) ... Have you installed myspell-en-gb? Install in via the Package Manager to ensure you get no dependancy issues...
Hi Michael, I too have been away for some time. I had installed myspell-en-gb via software manager beforhand, I then went ahead an installed myspell-en-gb via package manager, rebooted opened libreoffice writer typed miss spelled words, spell checker still didn’t work. What do you suggest I try next, do i need to install a dictionary, if so where do I obtain it from, software mamager?.
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Just picked this up. Will try and reply before end of week as need to do a bit of research. Currently waiting on a heart op for hereditary heart disease so may be off forum for a period at short notice.

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If you are running FireFox then this works for me as a spell checker https://addons.mozilla.org/en-GB/firefo ... ictionary/
Some stuff I made using FOSS http://caz747.deviantart.com/

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MichaelJohn wrote:Just picked this up. Will try and reply before end of week as need to do a bit of research. Currently waiting on a heart op for hereditary heart disease so may be off forum for a period at short notice.
Good luck,hope all goes to plan
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caz wrote:If you are running FireFox then this works for me as a spell checker https://addons.mozilla.org/en-GB/firefo ... dictionary
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I downloaded and installed it, still no good. Am I missing something, do I need to install it in Libre office, if so how.
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Andow wrote: I downloaded and installed it, still no good. Am I missing something, do I need to install it in Libre office, if so how.]
The plugin I linked to is just for a spell checker in FireFox. Is it working in FireFox?

For Libre Office I use this extension to be able to get a UK English spell checker https://justplainobvious.blogspot.co.uk ... ffice.html
Some stuff I made using FOSS http://caz747.deviantart.com/

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caz wrote:
Andow wrote: I downloaded and installed it, still no good. Am I missing something, do I need to install it in Libre office, if so how.]
The plugin I linked to is just for a spell checker in FireFox. Is it working in FireFox?

For Libre Office I use this extension to be able to get a UK English spell checker https://justplainobvious.blogspot.co.uk ... ffice.html
Solved: I downloaded Firefox addon, installed it, it worked fine straight away.
I then downloaded Libre office spell checker extension installed it, opened the writer app, still didn't work, I then went to tools, language, selected for all text, tried again great result, brilliant.
Thank you very much Caz for your time and effort. Andow.

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firefox, gthunderbird: addons -> search for and install spell checker, dictionary
libre office: open it and look in its menu for extensions


Let them install what you likes.

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Andow wrote:
caz wrote:
Andow wrote: I downloaded and installed it, still no good. Am I missing something, do I need to install it in Libre office, if so how.]
The plugin I linked to is just for a spell checker in FireFox. Is it working in FireFox?

For Libre Office I use this extension to be able to get a UK English spell checker https://justplainobvious.blogspot.co.uk ... ffice.html
Solved: I downloaded Firefox addon, installed it, it worked fine straight away.
I then downloaded Libre office spell checker extension installed it, opened the writer app, still didn't work, I then went to tools, language, selected for all text, tried again great result, brilliant.
Thank you very much Caz for your time and effort. Andow.
Glad to see its sorted. Fairly inactive at present as awaiting major surgery at Royal Brompton and feeling carp most of the time! :(

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hcentaur13 wrote:firefox, gthunderbird: addons -> search for and install spell checker, dictionary
libre office: open it and look in its menu for extensions


Let them install what you likes.
Thanks for the tip Hcentaur All's good

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