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Changing language issue

asked 2018-04-11 17:08:18 +0100

Krillelille gravatar image

updated 2018-04-12 18:01:59 +0100

I'll try to be more clear. Having used the English spellchecker I can't change to my native Swedish checker. So the menus can remain in English, I just need the spellchecker to work in Swedish but it doesn't.

When attempting to select Swedish through TOOLS/LANGUAGE for SELECTION, PARAGRAPH or ALL TEXT, it doesn't spellcheck at all. English and other spellcheckers work fine,

I've tried Reinstalling Libre Office, specifically selecting Swedish and installing plug-in dictionaries, but nothing helps.

In the TOOLS/OPTIONS/LANGUAGE/WRITING AIDS/EDIT Swedish is selectable in the drop down menu, but it changes back to english when closing the EDIT MODULES window.

Frustrating, help much appreciated.

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Is this question only about how to spell check in Swedish, or also about wanting the menus etc in Swedish? Please clearly state what is desired.

Jim K gravatar imageJim K ( 2018-04-11 22:33:15 +0100 )edit

In addition to @JimK's comment, is this a matter of alternating between paragraphs (or portions of -) in English and Swedish?

ajlittoz gravatar imageajlittoz ( 2018-04-12 09:04:01 +0100 )edit
gabix gravatar imagegabix ( 2018-04-12 09:21:43 +0100 )edit

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answered 2018-04-12 18:57:20 +0100

floris v gravatar image

updated 2018-04-13 09:31:08 +0100

gabix gravatar image

Make sure that the dictionary for Swedish is installed. LibreOffice lists a lot of languages, but that a language appears in the list doesn't mean that its dictionary was installed. If there's nothing like a green or blue checkmark to its left, the dictionary is missing. If so, rerun the install program, select custom install, then select all languages that you want dictionaries for.

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Reinstalling is overkill. One can simply install or delete respective extensions from here or from here.

gabix gravatar imagegabix ( 2018-04-13 09:31:49 +0100 )edit
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