[texworks] Spell Checking - user list - personal dictionary

Paul A Norman paul.a.norman at gmail.com
Sun Feb 13 04:02:49 CET 2011


Does Tw look for a user added list called .hunspell_default  ?

And if so does it look in the same place as the dictionaries are placed?


On 16 January 2011 17:01, David Perry <hospes.primus at verizon.net> wrote:
> If this could be done, it would be a very, very welcome feature!
> David
> On 1/15/2011 10:38 PM, Paul A Norman wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I was wondering as even with a new spell checking engine there is going
>> to have to be a User's list any way, whether the present Hunspell engine
>> could be utilised to use/build a User's list in the TeXworks config
>> subtree any way?
>> Would be so very helpful at this point to be able to save words to a
>> personal dictionary.
>> Especially if we had a menu item for opening the personal dictionary for
>> correction/editing in TeXworks?
>> And a context menu item for adding to the list during spell checking or
>> even just directly?
>> I.e see a red-underlined word, and right-menu it to add it to the
>> personal dictionary.
>> Paul
>> E.g.--
>> Page 3,
>> http://iweb.dl.sourceforge.net/project/hunspell/Hunspell/Documentation/hunspell1.pdf
>> −p dict Set path of personal dictionary. The default dictionary depends
>> on the locale settings. The following environment variables are
>> searched: LC_ALL, LC_MESSAGES, and LANG. If none are set
>> then the default personal dictionary is $HOME/.hunspell_default.
>> ...
>> Page 1,
>> http://cdnetworks-us-1.dl.sourceforge.net/project/hunspell/Hunspell/Documentation/hunspell4.pdf
>> Personal dictionaries are simple word lists. Asterisk at the first
>> character position signs prohibition. A second word separated by a slash
>> sets the affixation.
>> foo
>> Foo/Simpson
>> *bar
>> In this example, "foo" and "Foo" are personal words, plus Foo will be
>> recognized with affixes of Simpson
>> (Foo’s etc.) and bar is a forbidden word.

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