On Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 2:05 PM, iustifico <iustif...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello altogether,
> I have a copy of lyx ( running on a mac (Snow Leopard). Everything
> works fine.
> Now I want some sort of spellchecking. I went for the recommendation of this
> page
> http://wiki.lyx.org/Mac/MacSpelling
> and installed cocoAspell. The installation was self-explanatory. Now I
> wanted to tell lyx, to use this tool, so I put this line
> /Library/Application Support/cocoAspell/aspell6-en-6.0-0/english.alias
> into the "Alternative Language" field. When I hit the Spellchecker-Button,
> the one with ABC on it, nothing happens. I even tried some misspelling, to
> see if lyx finds them. Is there more things to tell Lyx, so it can use
> cocaspell?

Did you try reconfiguring LyX? (LyX > Reconfigure, then restarting LyX)

Also check LyX > Preferences > Language Settings > Spelling; does
aspell show up for the spellchecker engine?

If one or the other of these is needed, please modify the wiki to add
this instruction.

> By the way, there is a great spell-checker on board with OS-X. Isn't it
> possible to just use this one?

That's on tap for LyX-2.0 (currently in development).


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