spellcheck in libreoffice won't work

Asked by Tony Ware on 2012-11-19

I cannot get the spellchaeck to work, when I click tools - spellcheck I get a box saying spellcheck complete. am using Ubuntu 12.10

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Try:

sudo apt-get install aspell aspell-en dictionaries-common enchant hunspell-en-us myspell-en-gb

Then close Libreoffice and rerun it

HTH

Tony Ware (tonyware) said : #2

Sorry, didn't work, this is a screen shot of the box that appears when I
click on spell check, even when there are spelling errors.

Regards

Tony Ware

On 19/11/12 10:50, actionparsnip wrote:
> Your question #214604 on Ubuntu changed:
> https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+question/214604
>
> Status: Open => Answered
>
> actionparsnip proposed the following answer:
> Try:
>
> sudo apt-get install aspell aspell-en dictionaries-common enchant
> hunspell-en-us myspell-en-gb
>
> Then close Libreoffice and rerun it
>
> HTH
>

Try closing all Libreoffice apps and run:

mv ~/.config/libreoffice ~/.config/libreoffice_old

Then rerun the app

Tony Ware (tonyware) said : #4

no such file:- tony@tony-HP-G60-Notebook-PC:~$ mv ~/.config/libreoffice
~/.config/libreoffice_old
mv: cannot stat `/home/tony/.config/libreoffice': No such file or directory
tony@tony-HP-G60-Notebook-PC:~$

Tony Ware
Writhlington
BA3 3PD
07964188896

On 19 November 2012 17:41, actionparsnip <
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> Your question #214604 on libreoffice in Ubuntu changed:
> https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libreoffice/+question/214604
>
> Status: Open => Answered
>
> actionparsnip proposed the following answer:
> Try closing all Libreoffice apps and run:
>
> mv ~/.config/libreoffice ~/.config/libreoffice_old
>
> Then rerun the app
>
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Tony Ware (tonyware) said : #5

Thanks actionparsnip, that solved my question.