Openoffice 3.0.0 - spellchecker not functioning
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Sat Nov 8 06:56:31 PST 2008
Nikola Lečić <nikola.lecic at anthesphoria.net> writes:
> The OpenOffice.org dictionaries page says:
> IMPORTANT NOTE: From OpenOffice.org 3.0 on the dictionary wizard
> is not longer available -- Dictionaries are now available via
> the extensions repository.
> So, the OpenOffice.org-3 users are supposed to download .oxt files and
> run them. However, I experienced the 'bad transfer url' problem with all
> extension files; this was reported on FreeBSD mailing lists in the past
> with no available solution.
> Happily, the instruction from the same page (DictOOo-Wizard, intended
> for OpenOffice.org-2) worked just fine in my OpenOffice-3. I downloaded
> and it worked like a charm, installing Hunspell Spellchecker module and
> dictionary files.
I had the same experience. Note that to install the dictionaries for
all users, I needed write access to
and to some of the files inside of it.
Lowell Gilbert, embedded/networking software engineer, Boston area
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