IT seems that the "breaking dictionary" is mostly a Windows thing, if
what I read is correct.
It is to be that my KPP [Kracked Press Productions] dictionaries would
work and not "break". As far as I understand, this issue is a somewhat
hit or miss for people. You could have one system work fine but a
different system, same make/model/OS/etc., will not work properly. Why
it happens is the key to figure out a fix for it.
Sometimes I wonder if there is something in the "default" English
dictionary is the issue. I took a "non-English" dictionary that was not
working for someone and un-archive it and open the parts into a text
editor, then re-archive it. Then the person who had the problems with
the original one stated it worked fine now. So, there could be
something that "creeps into" the file/install somehow, somewhere, that
triggers something for only a few users.
I have never heard of the Spell checking "breaking" in the Ubuntu
installs, but someone could have had it happen.
I did my best to make sure my KPP dictionaries worked as well as
possible. I hope to update them one day. I lost some of my work during
one of my sick weeks and a "ooops I deleted the wrong folder" issue. I
had my 638,000 spelling word list over 700,000 words. I even had one
that was over 1,000,000 words, with most of the new words being
not-popular-but-valid-spelling words. I hope to get back to this in the
near future. The American English largest list is 638,644 words, and
the British list is 638,285 words.
On 06/09/2012 07:01 PM, cbkschroeder wrote:
So it's now version 18.104.22.168 and the problem still exists. As well, I
installed the KPP dictionaries in the extension manager and had spell
checking for a while, and then their installation eventually "broke", too.
Unlike the default English dictionaries, however, I can promptly re-install
the KPP dictionaries and get my spell checker back, for a while anyway.
If someone could look into these magical breaking dictionary extensions,
well, you'd have no idea how grateful I'd be!
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