[texworks] Dictionary path in linux

kap4lin kap4lin at gmail.com
Wed Feb 3 01:32:54 CET 2010

On Sun, Jan 31, 2010 at 2:00 AM, Jonathan Kew <jfkthame at googlemail.com> wrote:
> See my reply to Vladimir just now...

Just to keep things linked (for future references), this was your
reply to Vladimir's mail:

> you should configure the compile-time
> path appropriately, or use the TW_DICPATH env variable if you need to
> override it at runtime.

This works perfectly with minimum interference to the source code:)

> Does this seem sufficient, or do you think it would be worth also trying a
> "private" dictionaries directory? I'm assuming that in the Linux world,
> people have these dictionaries installed as shared resources, and should not
> be putting them in a personal, app-specific location.

You are right about the assumption about the Linux world, but I think
it would still be good, to have ~/.TeXworks/dictionaries as a
"private" path to be consistent in behavior across different

Thanks again.

> On Sun, Jan 31, 2010 at 1:57 AM, kap4lin <kap4lin at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> In src/TWUtils.cpp, is it possible to check if the path
>> "/usr/share/myspell/dicts" doesn't exist then set the libPath  as
>> QDir::homePath () + "/." + TEXWORKS_NAME + "/" + subdir? (using
>> QDir::exists () ??)
>> --
>> Regards
>> Kap4Lin
>> --------------------------------------
>> http://counter.li.org  #402424

http://counter.li.org  #402424

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