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why is libreoffice installed with default dictionaries?

asked 2019-08-02 21:23:18 +0200

André Luiz.'. gravatar image

I've installed LibreOffice 6.2.5 Portable (Multi language) and I've realized that a lot of unnecessary dictionary extensions are installed by default without option for users to select only the desired ones. I guess this feature makes LibreOffice start slower. I tried to reinstall it selecting to remove additional languages, as shown in the installer program initial window. However, even so a lot of undesired dictionary extensions are installed, while the localized layout (Portuguese BR) got incomplete, with pop-up settings windows in English (default language)... Is there any way to wipe out those unnecessary extensions? Or, at least, may we expect for this improved feature at next LibreOffice releases?

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Which OS do you use?

ebot gravatar imageebot ( 2019-08-04 09:22:01 +0200 )edit

Ebot, it's Windows, as the portable version is not available for other operating systems.

gabix gravatar imagegabix ( 2019-08-04 11:02:26 +0200 )edit

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answered 2019-08-04 09:26:14 +0200

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updated 2019-08-04 09:26:56 +0200

Maybe this post can help you. .

Have a look at "installation customized" and "dictionaries".

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answered 2019-08-04 11:07:15 +0200

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You need to tick Remove extra languages during the installation (it's, as I remember, on the second step of the process). This will leave only English and another language selected by you at the start of the installation.

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