On 11/14/20 3:38 AM, Wolfgang Engelmann wrote:
I haven't found a more detailed description for spellchecking in the
help files of LyX.
In the User Guide 6.14 Spell Checking
With Linux one needs to install the packages for the desired language.
The number of these packages vary depending on the Linux distribution,
but in most cases these are aspell-xx, hunspell-xx, myspell-xx, etc.,
where xx is the language code.
In my LyX Version 18.104.22.168
(Thursday, June 25, 2020)
Library directory: /usr/share/lyx/
User directory: ~/.lyx/
Qt Version (run-time): 5.14.2
Qt Version (compile-time): 5.14.2
(and I am using Debian Bullseye)
there is only enchant as the spellchecker engine listed.
It is in ./.config/enchant
but there is no hunspell, e.g.
It is mentioned to get it from
#### > Where do I place it (and other spellcheckers)
#### > And how do I get a personal spellchecker invoked?
Thanks for pointers
Have you installed either ispell, hunspell or aspell yet? Enchant can
use any of them, I think. (I'm on Linux Mint, and I use enchant +
aspell, for what it's worth.) You should be able to install whichever
you choose, plus appropriate dictionaries, using the Debian package
manager (apt? synaptic?). I don't think you need to install from source.
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