[texworks] Dictionaries for all users on Windows 7.

Siep Kroonenberg siepo at cybercomm.nl
Wed Jan 9 18:14:30 CET 2013

On Tue, Jan 08, 2013 at 02:51:13PM +0000, mike _ wrote:
> I'm looking at deploying TeX Live to Windows 7 machines which I
> manage. I would like to include spell check dictionaries for use with
> TeX Works in order to avoid the situation of ever user having to
> install dictionaries themselves. I've searched and searched and am
> left with the impression that it what I'm trying to do is impossible.
> I've found the information at
> http://code.google.com/p/texworks/wiki/SpellingDictionaries but that
> only covers putting spell check dictionaries in to each user's
> profile, which is simply not practical for me.
> Is there a way to make TeXWorks on Windows use dictionaries that are
> located in a system location? If there is, will users (who do not have
> Administrator rights) be able to make use of their own dictionary
> files in addition to the system provided ones?

If you are writing some sort of installer anyhow, it could copy the
spell dictionaries to the user's profile. This is not nearly as good
as what you are proposing, though.

Siep Kroonenberg

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