Spell check in Kate

Tez binary_y2k2 at blueyonder.co.uk
Tue May 16 14:13:08 BST 2006


Dotan Cohen wrote:

> Terence, thank you very much. I did reset the machine, and now Kate's
> spell checker works. I very much appreciate your help.
>
> Just a few questions. First, where is the custom dictionary, so that I
> can back it up when I reinstall? Second, I see that I have to add
> common strings such as php, html,... basically all the code and markup
> tags. Should these words not be in the dictionary already?
>
> Thanks again.
>
> Dotan Cohen
> http://what-is-what.com

The strings like html, php... probably wouldn't be in the dictionary
because it's a standard dictionary i.e. not a technical one and adding
them is one of those annoying little things.
On the whereabouts of the custom dictionary the man page for ispell
says it's in $HOME/.ispell_hashfile although I can't find any file like that
in my home dir, so I would suggest that when you reinstall just backup
your entire $HOME dir.

Terence Simpson





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