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How can I install 2 additional spell-check dictionaries

asked 2020-03-17 22:50:34 +0200

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My LibreOffice came with the English (UK) dictionary pre-installed. I would like to install and use the dictionaries for English (USA) and Spanish (Mexico). How do I download and install these two additional dictionaries?

Version: 6.3.5.2 Build ID: 1:6.3.5~rc2-0ubuntu0.18.04.1~lo1 CPU threads: 4; OS: Linux 5.3; UI render: default; VCL: gtk3; Locale: en-US (en_US.UTF-8); UI-Language: en-US Calc: threaded

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answered 2020-03-17 23:42:01 +0200

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Hello,

sudo apt install hunspell-en-us [English (USA)]
sudo apt install hunspell-es [Spanish (Mexico)]

should provide the additional dictionaries on Ubuntu 18.04.

Hope that helps.

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Thank you Opaque. Initially the newly installed dictionaries did not show up, but then I remembered to restart LO, and they are there. Solved!

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answered 2020-03-18 13:00:59 +0200

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updated 2020-03-18 13:02:11 +0200

Alternatively to the other suggestion: get what you need from the extensions site and install.

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