Looks great. Thanks for sharing.

** Warning: Ugly Hack **

Unfortunately, I'm running Python 2.7 and can't find a PyGTKSpell installer
for 2.7.  The 2.6 installer wouldn't work out of the box because it
couldnt' find a 2.6 installation.  I edited the installer using vim (vim
-b) and changed the 2.6 version string to 2.7.  It installed fine, but when
trying to do an 'import gtkspell' from the python prompt it would give me
an error.  So I had to edit the ./Lib/site-packages/gtk-2.0/gtkspell.pyd
file (using vim -b) to reference python27.dll instead of python26.dll.

Now everything works!

Greg


On Wed, Dec 14, 2011 at 11:30 AM, <nathan.k...@daimler.com> wrote:

>
> It took me a while but I finally got spell checker working on windows xp.
> I am not too experienced with python and/or compilers so I had no luck
> getting anything complied myself but I did get the following to work.
> 1) Download and install the following (this works on 32 and 64 bit but you
> must use 32 bit python):
> python 2.6.6
> *        
> http://www.python.org/ftp/python/2.6.6/python-2.6.6.msi*<http://www.python.org/ftp/python/2.6.6/python-2.6.6.msi>
> pyGTK-all-in-one GTK2.22
>         *
> http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/binaries/win32/pygtk/2.22/pygtk-all-in-one-2.22.6.win32-py2.6.msi
> *<http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/binaries/win32/pygtk/2.22/pygtk-all-in-one-2.22.6.win32-py2.6.msi>
> pyenchant-1.5.3
>         *
> http://pypi.python.org/packages/any/p/pyenchant/pyenchant-1.5.3.win32.exe*<http://pypi.python.org/packages/any/p/pyenchant/pyenchant-1.5.3.win32.exe>
> PyGTKSpell-2.25.3
>         *
> http://gramps-project.org/wiki/images/f/ff/PyGTKSpell-2.25.3.win32-py2.6.zip
> *<http://gramps-project.org/wiki/images/f/ff/PyGTKSpell-2.25.3.win32-py2.6.zip>
>
> 2) Download and extract the latest zim src (I downloaded 0.53 and
> extracted to C:\Program Files (x86)\zim-0.53):
>         *http://zim-wiki.org/downloads/* <http://zim-wiki.org/downloads/>
>
> 3) Create a copy of [zim_root]\zim.py, rename the copy to
> [zim_root]\zim.pyw (the .pyw extension allows launching without a shell).
>
> 4) Edit [zim_root]\zim.pyw, add "import enchant" with the other imports
> (top few lines of the file).
>
> 5) Start zim using by double clicking [zim_root]\zim.pyw.
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