Re: Spellchecking in Australian English

2009-03-10 Thread Ramon Flores
On Wed, 18 Feb 2009 Sam Russell wrote: You should note that there are approximately six versions of en-gb, at least one of which approximates Australian standard use. Better results could be had he you lobbied Macquarie Dictionary for an aspell en-au is it possible to select any of the six

Re: Spellchecking in Australian English

2009-03-10 Thread Ramon Flores
On Wed, 18 Feb 2009 Sam Russell wrote: You should note that there are approximately six versions of en-gb, at least one of which approximates Australian standard use. Better results could be had he you lobbied Macquarie Dictionary for an aspell en-au is it possible to select any of the six

Re: Spellchecking in Australian English

2009-03-10 Thread Ramon Flores
On Wed, 18 Feb 2009 Sam Russell wrote: > You should note that there are approximately six versions of en-gb, at > least one of which approximates Australian standard use. Better > results could be had he you lobbied Macquarie Dictionary for an aspell > en-au is it possible to select any of the

Re: Spellchecking in Australian English

2009-02-18 Thread Doug Laidlaw
Further to this, I installed Version 1.6.1 from the tarball. I can select British English now. I don't usually complain about a version earlier than the current one, but this did seem to be an aspell problem. Fauir enough about there not being a separate dictionary for Australian. British

Re: Spellchecking in Australian English

2009-02-18 Thread Sam Russell
You should note that there are approximately six versions of en-gb, at least one of which approximates Australian standard use. Better results could be had he you lobbied Macquarie Dictionary for an aspell en-au On 2/19/09, Doug Laidlaw laidl...@hotkey.net.au wrote: Further to this, I installed

Re: Spellchecking in Australian English

2009-02-18 Thread Doug Laidlaw
Further to this, I installed Version 1.6.1 from the tarball. I can select British English now. I don't usually complain about a version earlier than the current one, but this did seem to be an aspell problem. Fauir enough about there not being a separate dictionary for Australian. British

Re: Spellchecking in Australian English

2009-02-18 Thread Sam Russell
You should note that there are approximately six versions of en-gb, at least one of which approximates Australian standard use. Better results could be had he you lobbied Macquarie Dictionary for an aspell en-au On 2/19/09, Doug Laidlaw laidl...@hotkey.net.au wrote: Further to this, I installed

Re: Spellchecking in Australian English

2009-02-18 Thread Doug Laidlaw
Further to this, I installed Version 1.6.1 from the tarball. I can select British English now. I don't usually complain about a version earlier than the current one, but this did seem to be an aspell problem. Fauir enough about there not being a separate dictionary for Australian. British

Re: Spellchecking in Australian English

2009-02-18 Thread Sam Russell
You should note that there are approximately six versions of en-gb, at least one of which approximates Australian standard use. Better results could be had he you lobbied Macquarie Dictionary for an aspell en-au On 2/19/09, Doug Laidlaw wrote: > Further to this, I

Re: Spellchecking in Australian English

2009-02-08 Thread Konrad Hofbauer
Doug Laidlaw wrote: The authors of aspell must be really parochial. To them, English means American, Canadian is a distinct language, and British English just does not exist. There are dictionaries for languages with a smaller user base than British English. Wrong. Using aspell and having

Re: Spellchecking in Australian English

2009-02-08 Thread Doug Laidlaw
Not wrong. Different. My eyes are not deceiving me; neither are yours. Because Mandriva won't configure to use DVIs, it clearly has other problems. So I tried in SimplyMepis. The version is newer, but the language selection is identical. In the circumstances, it is useless taking the

Re: Spellchecking in Australian English

2009-02-08 Thread Konrad Hofbauer
Doug Laidlaw wrote: The authors of aspell must be really parochial. To them, English means American, Canadian is a distinct language, and British English just does not exist. There are dictionaries for languages with a smaller user base than British English. Wrong. Using aspell and having

Re: Spellchecking in Australian English

2009-02-08 Thread Doug Laidlaw
Not wrong. Different. My eyes are not deceiving me; neither are yours. Because Mandriva won't configure to use DVIs, it clearly has other problems. So I tried in SimplyMepis. The version is newer, but the language selection is identical. In the circumstances, it is useless taking the

Re: Spellchecking in Australian English

2009-02-08 Thread Konrad Hofbauer
Doug Laidlaw wrote: The authors of aspell must be really parochial. To them, "English" means "American", Canadian is a distinct language, and British English just does not exist. There are dictionaries for languages with a smaller user base than British English. Wrong. Using aspell and

Re: Spellchecking in Australian English

2009-02-08 Thread Doug Laidlaw
Not wrong. Different. My eyes are not deceiving me; neither are yours. Because Mandriva won't configure to use DVIs, it clearly has other problems. So I tried in SimplyMepis. The version is newer, but the language selection is identical. In the circumstances, it is useless taking the

Re: Spellchecking in Australian English

2009-02-07 Thread Cameron Stone
I use ispell with the british dictionary. In LyX 1.6.1 (on ubuntu intrepid) you can set this in Tools-Preferences-Language_Settings-Spellchecker. Just select ispell from the Spellchecker executable at the top, then type in british in the Alternative language textbox. You probably need to have the

Re: Spellchecking in Australian English

2009-02-07 Thread Jean-Marc Lasgouttes
Le 4 févr. 09 à 06:10, Doug Laidlaw a écrit : The authors of aspell must be really parochial. To them, English means American, Canadian is a distinct language, and British English just does not exist. There are dictionaries for languages with a smaller user base than British English.

Re: Spellchecking in Australian English

2009-02-07 Thread Doug Laidlaw
That isn't what is in the drop-down spelling config. I can have English or Canadian. If I choose English, I get U.S. spellings, and British is flagged as errors. That is certainly not enough. Perhaps aspell can be influenced by my Locale settings, but LyX blocks that. Certainly I can have

Re: Spellchecking in Australian English

2009-02-07 Thread M-L
On Sun, 8 Feb 2009, Doug Laidlaw engaged keyboard and shared this with us all: --} That isn't what is in the drop-down spelling config.  I can have English --} or Canadian.  If I choose English, I get U.S. spellings, and British is --} flagged as errors.  That is certainly not enough.  Perhaps

Re: Spellchecking in Australian English

2009-02-07 Thread Cameron Stone
I use ispell with the british dictionary. In LyX 1.6.1 (on ubuntu intrepid) you can set this in Tools-Preferences-Language_Settings-Spellchecker. Just select ispell from the Spellchecker executable at the top, then type in british in the Alternative language textbox. You probably need to have the

Re: Spellchecking in Australian English

2009-02-07 Thread Jean-Marc Lasgouttes
Le 4 févr. 09 à 06:10, Doug Laidlaw a écrit : The authors of aspell must be really parochial. To them, English means American, Canadian is a distinct language, and British English just does not exist. There are dictionaries for languages with a smaller user base than British English.

Re: Spellchecking in Australian English

2009-02-07 Thread Doug Laidlaw
That isn't what is in the drop-down spelling config. I can have English or Canadian. If I choose English, I get U.S. spellings, and British is flagged as errors. That is certainly not enough. Perhaps aspell can be influenced by my Locale settings, but LyX blocks that. Certainly I can have

Re: Spellchecking in Australian English

2009-02-07 Thread M-L
On Sun, 8 Feb 2009, Doug Laidlaw engaged keyboard and shared this with us all: --} That isn't what is in the drop-down spelling config.  I can have English --} or Canadian.  If I choose English, I get U.S. spellings, and British is --} flagged as errors.  That is certainly not enough.  Perhaps

Re: Spellchecking in Australian English

2009-02-07 Thread Cameron Stone
I use ispell with the british dictionary. In LyX 1.6.1 (on ubuntu intrepid) you can set this in Tools->Preferences->Language_Settings->Spellchecker. Just select ispell from the Spellchecker executable at the top, then type in "british" in the "Alternative language" textbox. You probably need to

Re: Spellchecking in Australian English

2009-02-07 Thread Jean-Marc Lasgouttes
Le 4 févr. 09 à 06:10, Doug Laidlaw a écrit : The authors of aspell must be really parochial. To them, "English" means "American", Canadian is a distinct language, and British English just does not exist. There are dictionaries for languages with a smaller user base than British

Re: Spellchecking in Australian English

2009-02-07 Thread Doug Laidlaw
That isn't what is in the drop-down spelling config. I can have "English" or "Canadian". If I choose English, I get U.S. spellings, and British is flagged as errors. That is certainly not enough. Perhaps aspell can be influenced by my Locale settings, but LyX blocks that. Certainly I can

Re: Spellchecking in Australian English

2009-02-07 Thread M-L
On Sun, 8 Feb 2009, Doug Laidlaw engaged keyboard and shared this with us all: >--} That isn't what is in the drop-down spelling config.  I can have > "English" --} or "Canadian".  If I choose English, I get U.S. spellings, > and British is --} flagged as errors.  That is certainly not enough. >