In texmaker, though I have configured the dictionary, i cannot still check the spelling, any idea??
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I had the same problem but the
.dic files that I used didn't work.
Texmaker Error : Can’t open the dictionary
To solve this error you need to install the spell-checker
sudo apt-get install myspell-de-de myspell-en-us
sudo apt-get install myspell-*
Then find the dictionary:
There were two directories that contained dictionary files in my computer;
/usr/share/myspell/. Only one of the "myspell" dictionaries worked, while all the "hunspell" dictionaries worked (so far) .
.dic file from "myspell" doesn’t work without a corresponding
.aff file that you want and enter its path into texmaker at
options --> configure texmaker --> editor --> spelling dictionary then click ok.
Right click on your "code" and click on
check spelling to make sure it's working.
/usr/share/hyphen are not the right directory for spelling dictionaries.
The spelling dictionaries are in the
/usr/share/myspell directory and spell dictionaries are in fact always composed of 2 files: the
.dic (which must be selected) and the
/usr/share/myspell/dicts you should have links to both the .dic AND the .aff file of the language (e.g.
/usr/share/myspell/dicts$ ls -og | grep /en_US lrwxrwxrwx 1 24 Jan 30 11:21 en_US.aff -> ../../hunspell/en_US.aff lrwxrwxrwx 1 24 Nov 3 13:03 en_US.dic -> ../../hunspell/en_US.dic
Then from configuration, make TexMaker "Spelling dictionary" point to the
This is the description/explanation from MySpell Wikipedia entry:
The spell checking is done using the .aff file for the locale together with the .dic file. The .dic file is a list of words along with a group of letters which refer to the affixes found in the .aff file. This saves space because instead of having include all forms of a word, like jump (jumping, jumps, jumped), the .dic file will include the word once and the references to the affixes in the .aff file allow the construction of all the other forms.
I had the same problem and in my case I had to give a new path
/usr/share/hunspell/en_US.dic to the dictionary since
/usr/share/hyphen/hyph_en_GB.dic was non existent (on my ubuntu 14.04).
I am using Texmaker 4.1 on Ubuntu 14.04, and faced a similar problem; turns out that myspell-en-gb was not installed. Simple fix:
sudo apt-get install myspell-en-gb and make sure the dictionary path is correctly set as
/usr/share/myspell/dicts/en_GB.dic in Texmaker's configuration window.
To configure the spell checker: "Configure Texmaker" -> "Editor" -> "Spelling dictionary" -> click on the button at the end of the line to select the dictionary with the file browser. From the list pick the required dictionary; for my case
I solved the problem just writing in the terminal
and then change my directory in texmaker for the new one.
I got this issue in Texmaker in my Ubuntu 16.04
There's just following simple steps to get rid of this.
1) Click options in the menu bar of your Texmaker window, and select
Editor in the leftmost column
3) Check whether the spelling dictionary bar ends with
en_GB.dic or anything else other than
en_US.dic (maybe Texmaker doesn't have in-built en_GB.dic installed - at least this was the case with me)
5) Install the
sudo apt-get install myspell-de-de myspell-en-gb
.dic file will normally be installed at
/usr/share/hunspell/en_GB.dic. Or else you could just locate it.
/usr/share/hunspell/en_GB.dic to the spelling directory in the configure Texmaker and you're good to go.
I had the same issue and I fixed it using the following approach:
Download an up-to-date spelling dictionary and make sure it includes the ".aff" file. You can get one from wordlist.sourceforge.net. Unzip, put it wherever you want, and then go to preferences->editor in texmaker and point to where you have your ".dic" file.
(this should be a comment but i dont have reputation enough)
In my case, in
/usr/share/hunspell/ I have several files which are only symbolic links and some of then which are the actual files. The only one that work are the ones which are not symbolic links.
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