Spell check

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Spell check

Postby Crazy Roger » Wed Jan 23, 2019 8:55 pm

on my version 4.1.6 on a windows 10 laptop, I can not get it to spellcheck
OpenOffice4.6.1 on Windows 10
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Re: spell check

Postby RoryOF » Wed Jan 23, 2019 10:29 pm

Rename your OO user profile.

As your Forum .sig says you are using Windows close OpenOffice and the Quickstarter. Open File
Explorer. Copy and paste %appdata%\OpenOffice\4 in the File Explorer (sometimes called Windows Explorer)
Address Bar and press Enter. Rename the "user" folder - "user.old" is a good choice. Start OpenOffice.

This cures almost all spellcheck problems.
Apache OpenOffice 4.1.6 on Xubuntu 18.04.2 (mostly 64 bit version) and very infrequently on Win2K/XP
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Re: Spell check

Postby robleyd » Wed Jan 23, 2019 11:40 pm

If that doesn't solve your problem, have a look at [Tutorial] Spell check and Language configuration
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