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Re: Changing the default spelling dictionary to British English


From: suvayu ali
Subject: Re: Changing the default spelling dictionary to British English
Date: Tue, 8 Mar 2011 17:03:58 -0800

On Tue, Mar 8, 2011 at 2:06 PM, Peter Flynn <address@hidden> wrote:
> I can't seem to find any mention in the FAQ or on web sites about how to
> change the default spellcheck dictionary from American English to British
> English (permanently), and it doesn't seem to be a config option in the
> Emacs menus. I'm using Emacs 23 as shipped with Ubuntu 10.4 and the only
> check I run is M-x ispell-buffer RET
>

Earlier en_GB used to work but now you have to set something like this:

(setq ispell-dictionary "british")

or use customize:

M-x customize-variable RET ispell-dictionary RET

and choose.

> ///Peter
>

Hope this helps

-- 
Suvayu

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