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Dear Christian

That problem is known.
Got to User,<Username>,AppData,Roaming, LibreOffice,3,user.
Rename the folder user to for example user_old.
Than start LibreOffice 3.5.x again from the main screen.
The folder useer will be created.
Then start the Spell option.

Good luck,

Paul van Tooren

-----Oorspronkelijk bericht----- From: webmaster-Kracked_P_P
Sent: Sunday, June 10, 2012 1:25 AM
Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Spell checker "breaks" in Windows XPLO 3.5.2

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:
Hi again,

So it's now version 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!

Thanks again,


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