[openlp-dev] Replacement for Pyenchant

Tomas Groth second at tgc.dk
Mon Nov 5 11:11:01 EST 2018

I've done some thinking regarding dictionaries, and I believe we should
make them downloadable through the first time wizard. We could download
them directly from

Especially Windows and Mac users could benefit from this.
We could bundled the dictionaries with OpenLP, but they are surprisingly

Best regards,

søn. 28. okt. 2018 00.10 skrev David Wales <daviewales at gmail.com>:

> As far as I can tell, Mac uses
> /Library/Spelling
> ~/Library/Spelling
> However, these directories don't appear to contain the system spelling
> dictionary. They seem only to contain words which have been added to the
> dictionary later.
> According to the hunspell website, hunspell has been part of Mac OS X
> since 10.6. However I don't know whether this is still the case, or where
> the main dictionary is stored.
> Regards,
> David Wales
> On 27 October 2018 11:56:11 pm AEDT, Tim and Alison Bentley <
> Home at trarbentley.net> wrote:
>> We have for the last 6+ years used penchant for spelling.
>> This is no longer supported so I have been looking at hunspell.
>> The big downside of hunspell is you need to tell it where you spelling
>> libraries are as well as which language you want to use.
>> I know where the spelling files are in Fedora but would like to know on
>> other distributes as well as Windows and Mac.  This will give us a fighting
>> chance to upgrade the spelling library instead of removing it.
>> Please can you reply to this mail the location of the spelling files.  On
>> Fedora they are in /usr/share/myspell.
>> Thanks
>> --
>> Tim and Alison Bentley
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