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Writer 6.1 -- add to dictionary?

asked 2018-12-22 00:32:59 +0200

carnish gravatar image

updated 2018-12-22 17:39:43 +0200

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   Version: 6.1.4.2
   Build ID: 9d0f32d1f0b509096fd65e0d4bec26ddd1938fd3
   Linux 4.15; UI render: default; VCL: gtk2; 
   Locale: en-CA (en_CA.UTF-8); Calc: threaded

Previous to this version, I could right-click on a spelling 'error' and choose 'add to dictionary'. In 6.1 it is not in the context menu dropdown, and the option button is grayed in the spelling dialog.

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Working here with LO 6.1.4.2 on Win 7 Pro, x64.

What is your OS?

BigRAl gravatar imageBigRAl ( 2018-12-22 15:44:26 +0200 )edit

Do you have the "standard [All]" user-defined dictionary enabled in OptionsLanguage SettingsWriting Aids?

Mike Kaganski gravatar imageMike Kaganski ( 2018-12-22 16:03:52 +0200 )edit

@BigRA Linux. Added info to question.

carnish gravatar imagecarnish ( 2018-12-22 17:40:14 +0200 )edit

@mike-kaganski It says "standard[English(USA)]" and a few others.

carnish gravatar imagecarnish ( 2018-12-22 17:43:55 +0200 )edit

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answered 2019-01-04 03:02:39 +0200

NormD gravatar image

I had this problem as well with 6.1.3.2.

I went into "options" in spell check and added my own dictionary--call it anything you like--I used "myinitials-added". Then I tried spell check again and the "add to dictionary" was no longer greyed out and the word was added. I now have 4 dictionaries listed. The 3 included on installation and "myinitials-added".

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answered 2018-12-23 16:02:57 +0200

carnish gravatar image

This seems to have been a problem with Ubuntu 18.04 or the kernel version. On my Ubuntu 19.04 installation, the 6.1.4.2 'add to dictionary' function is working.

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