I installed TeXworks and I was trying to install a spell checker but I couldn't. I installed OpenOffice but nothing changed, the combo-box of spell checkers in TeXworks is empty. I am working on Windows.
As per the TeXworks manual, the procedure to install spell checking dictionaries in TeXworks is as follows.
- Download the dictionary corresponding to your desired language from the OpenOffice.org extensions site.
- Change the file extension of the downloaded file from
.zipand extract the files with your archive utility of choice.
- Open TeXworks and select
Settings and Resourcesfrom the
Helpmenu. A dialog window will open with a link to the TeXworks resources folder.
- Click the link to open the resources folder. If there is no
dictionariessubfolder there yet, then create it now. Open the (possibly newly created)
- Copy the
.afffiles from the downloaded
.zipfile to the
- Close and reopen TeXworks. The dictionaries should be listed under the
Spellingitem in the