Re: Aspell British
Steve Å <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I'm having a devil of a time with Aspell. When I first installed Sarge
> (Testing over 2 years ago), I had Aspell replace Ispell. It took some
> work at the time to get Aspell spell checking for British English.
> Over the past few weeks, (I think it was when Sarge became Stable) an
> update must have changed my default -- I'm now spell checking for
> American English.
By default, aspell chooses the dictionary variant based on the
LC_MESSAGES variable, and if that's not set, LANG. A setting of "en_GB"
would be appropriate for you.
Otherwise, you can specify the dictionary directly with:
aspell -l en_GB check [...]
Also see the manual section:
5.2 How Aspell Selects an Appropriate Dictionary
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