[texworks] spell check

Julius Hohlfeld jkh16030 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 1 00:07:33 CET 2018

Hi all,
 thanks for all your help. Thanks to you the problem is fixed now.


On Wed, Oct 31, 2018 at 11:11 PM Joel C. Salomon <joelcsalomon at gmail.com>

> On Thu, Oct 25, 2018 at 9:34 AM Julius Hohlfeld <jkh16030 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> I just installed TeXworks 0.6.2 for windows and cannot get the spell
>> checker to work. If I got to edit/spelling/ the only option is None. The
>> same holds true when I go via edit/preferences/..
>> Any idea how to fix this?
> On the menu bar, click Help › Settings and Resources…, then click to open
> the directory where TeXworks keeps its resources. There should be a couple
> of directories there: “completion”, “configuration”, “templates”, and some
> more.
> You probably don’t have a directory named “dictionaries”, and if you do,
> it doesn’t have any dictionary files inside it. Create the directory if it
> doesn’t exist yet, and find some Hunspell-format dictionary files to
> populate that directory with. (Dictionary files will usually be named for
> the language & variant: “en_US.dic”, “en_AU.dic”; and will often also have
> a second part with the same filename but the extension .aff: “en_US.aff”,
> “en_AU.aff”.) A LibreOffice installation is probably a good place to find
> these dictionary files to get stated with, or perhaps <
> http://wordlist.aspell.net/dicts/>.
> —Joel C. Salomon
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