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Re: Changing the default spelling dictionary to British English


From: David Combs
Subject: Re: Changing the default spelling dictionary to British English
Date: Sun, 27 Mar 2011 06:36:43 +0000 (UTC)

In article <address@hidden>,
Peter Flynn  <address@hidden> wrote:
>On 08/03/11 23:57, Andreas Politz wrote:
>> Peter Flynn<address@hidden>  writes:
>>
>>> how to change the default spellcheck dictionary from American English
>>> to British English (permanently)
>>
>> M-x ispell-change-dictionary RET TAB
>
>Interesting. That gives me a choice of american or default. Only.
>
>Easy to fix, but I would have expected a recent Ubuntu (10.4) where 
>en-GB was specified to have installed ispell correctly.
>
>> Pick the-right-one and put
>>
>> (setq ispell-dictionary "the-right-one")
>
>Finding the right name was the trick, many thanks.
>
>And thanks to all those who responded.
>
>///Peter

So please clue us in too -- just what did you find?

(So others can do the same thing, without all the grief
that you went through.

And maybe even it can go into the manual/info? )

Thanks,

David



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