[Solved] Malfuntion of Auto Spell Check

Discuss setup / installation issues - Add a spell checker, Language pack?

[Solved] Malfuntion of Auto Spell Check

Postby howellpayne » Fri Oct 27, 2017 11:18 pm

Nearly all of my text is red underlined with Auto Spell Check on. How do I fix it? Windows 10, OpenOffice 4.1.4

Thanks,
Howell
Last edited by RoryOF on Sat Oct 28, 2017 6:37 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Reason: Added [Solved] and green tick [RoryOF, Moderator]
OpenOffice 4.1.3 on Windows 10
howellpayne
 
Posts: 8
Joined: Sat Apr 29, 2017 7:56 pm

Re: Malfuntion of Auto Spell Check

Postby RoryOF » Fri Oct 27, 2017 11:30 pm

Rename your OO user profile.

As your Forum .sig says you are using Windows s 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 4.1.4 on Xubuntu 16.04.03 (mostly 64 bit version) and infrequently on Win2K/XP
14 October 2016 was Pooh's 90th birthday
User avatar
RoryOF
Moderator
 
Posts: 25376
Joined: Sat Jan 31, 2009 9:30 pm
Location: Ireland

Re: Malfuntion of Auto Spell Check

Postby howellpayne » Sat Oct 28, 2017 4:37 am

Thanks, I'll try it.
OpenOffice 4.1.3 on Windows 10
howellpayne
 
Posts: 8
Joined: Sat Apr 29, 2017 7:56 pm

Re: Malfuntion of Auto Spell Check

Postby Zizi64 » Sat Oct 28, 2017 7:49 am

Nearly all of my text is red underlined


If the resetting of the User profile will not help (described above), then you need check,
- if the paragraphs (or the paragraph styles) have a Language property,
- if the assigned specific language has language tool in your AOO.
Last edited by Zizi64 on Mon Oct 30, 2017 3:10 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Tibor Kovacs, Hungary; LO4.4.7, LO5.3.7 on Win7x64Prof.
PortableApps, WinPenPack: LO3.3.0-LO5.4.2 and AOO4.1.3
Please, edit the topic's initial post, and add the word "[Solved]" at the beginning of the subject line - if your problem has been solved.
User avatar
Zizi64
Volunteer
 
Posts: 5999
Joined: Wed May 26, 2010 7:55 am
Location: Budapest, Hungary

Re: Malfuntion of Auto Spell Check

Postby howellpayne » Sat Oct 28, 2017 6:25 pm

The first suggestion worked. Thanks
OpenOffice 4.1.3 on Windows 10
howellpayne
 
Posts: 8
Joined: Sat Apr 29, 2017 7:56 pm


Return to Install, Setup and Troubleshooting

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 15 guests