[Mageia-discuss] Spell checkers on Libre Office

Alejandro López listas.apl at gmail.com
Wed Sep 14 11:00:31 CEST 2011

On Wed, Sep 14, 2011 at 10:35 AM, Florian Hubold <doktor5000 at arcor.de> wrote:
> Am 14.09.2011 10:07, schrieb Alejandro López:
>> As I got not one answer for this question, I presume I asked in the
>> wrong list. Can someone tell me which would be the right list?
>> 2011/9/11 Alejandro López<listas.apl at gmail.com>:
>>> Hi,
>>> I have my system running in spanish and LibreOffice was correctly
>>> installed
>>> in spanish and spell checker is working fine.
>>> However, I usually write documents also in french and english. I'm trying
>>> to
>>> install the dictionaries for those extra languages without success. Are
>>> there packages in mageia for that? I tried with the
>>> libreoffice-langpack-*
>>> packages but when I try to select any of them I get this error:
>>> -----------------------------------------------------
>>> Following package cannot be selected:
>>> libreoffice-langpack-fr- (because
>>> libreoffice-core[==
>>>] is not satisfied)
>>> -----------------------------------------------------
>>> and the package is deselected. Needless to say that the libreoffice-core
>>> package I have installed in my system is exactly
>>> My questions are:
>>> - are the langpack packages the way to install dictionaries?
>>> - If yes, why then I get this error message?
>>> - If not, which is then the right method for installing dictionaries?
>>> Thanks in advance.
>>> Alejandro.
> I'm not into libreoffice, but i think it uses myspell dictionaries.
> The libreoffice-fr package only contains french translations of libreoffice,
> AFAIK. You want myspell-fr_FR and one of the myspell-en_ variants
> (en_GB, en_US, en_ZA ...)

I'll take a look from point of view.

> About the installation problem i'm not sure, but maybe the forum
> is better suited than this list for troubleshooting?

Thanks. I thought this mailling list was for this type of questions.
Sorry for the noise.


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