Bug#272297: myspell-en-us: OpenOffice.org fails to use the english dictionary by default
reassign 272297 openoffice.org-debian-files
severity 272297 grave
merge 272297 266810
Am Sonntag, 19. September 2004 05:36 schrieb Michel Lespinasse:
> After installing openoffice.org and myspell-en-us, my openoffice.org
> installation is still unable to do spell checking.
> In OpenOffice.org, "File->Autopilot->Install new dictionaries" complains
> that /usr/lib/openoffice/share/dict/ooo/DicOOo.sxw does not exist. This
> file has been installed by openoffice.org in /usr/share/myspell/dicts/
> "Tools->Options->Language Settings->Writing Aids" does not list any
> available language modules.
> If I open a new text document and type stuff (including typos), and
> then click on the spell check icon, I do not get any errors - just
> a pop up window indicating that the spellcheck is complete.
> What's wrong ?
You probably don't have the symbolic link
/usr/lib/openoffice/share/dict/ooo -> /usr/share/myspell/dicts...
Its creation was lost, will be fixed RSN with an upload to unstable (will then
hopefully reach testing in 2 days)
> pi dictionaries-common [openo 0.22.40sarge2 Common utilities for spelling
erm? why is dicrtionaries-common marked to be as purged? you need that...