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How can I exclude US spellings from spellchecks of a UK English document?

LibreOffice 4.4.2.2. Writer - dictionary problem.

I've managed to get UK English dictionaries and thesauruses installed, but for the life of me I can't get the American spellings excluded in a spell check.

So if I have two words:

color colour

side by side, both are marked as spelled correctly. Now, I love America but sometimes when writing for a UK audience I really need the spell check to only allow UK spellings through.

As best I can tell I only have UK dictionaries installed. LibreOffice locale is en_GB. Language of the document is set to English UK. I've grepped for 'color' in all the dictionaries I can find, and I'm pretty sure it doesn't exist as a word in its own right. (It's in the en-GB dictionary as part of words like 'coloratura', but that's fine for UK English.)

And yet, it's still marked as spelled correctly. So is 'colour'. 'Colur', however, quite correctly gets a red squiggle, so obviously the spell check is working.

Does anyone know how to exclude American spellings from a spell check while keeping UK ones?

Many thanks

Nic

How can I exclude US spellings from spellchecks of a UK English document?

LibreOffice 4.4.2.2. Writer - dictionary problem.

I've managed to get UK English dictionaries and thesauruses installed, but for the life of me I can't get the American spellings excluded in a spell check.

So if I have two words:

color colour

side by side, both are marked as spelled correctly. Now, I love America but sometimes when writing for a UK audience I really need the spell check to only allow UK spellings through.

As best I can tell I only have UK dictionaries installed. LibreOffice locale is en_GB. Language of the document is set to English UK. I've grepped for 'color' in all the dictionaries I can find, and I'm pretty sure it doesn't exist as a word in its own right. (It's in the en-GB dictionary as part of words like 'coloratura', but that's fine for UK English.)

And yet, it's still marked as spelled correctly. So is 'colour'. 'Colur', however, quite correctly gets a red squiggle, so obviously the spell check is working.

Does anyone know how to exclude American spellings from a spell check while keeping UK ones?

Many thanks

Nic