Open Office for Norwegian now with spell-checker?
Thread poster: Yngve Roennike

Yngve Roennike  Identity Verified
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Sep 22, 2004

Any of you Linux-enabled translators have a handle on whether Open Office in its Norwegian version now incorporates a spell-checker, thesaurus and other goodies? My current version 1.1.3. (?) sure doesn't.

Just a note of thanks to Robert and Marc.
Yngve.

[Edited at 2004-09-26 13:27]


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Robert Tucker
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DicOOo Sep 24, 2004

For spellcheck, thesaurus and hyphenation have you tried DicOOo at:

File>Autopilot>Install new dictionaries

Both Bokmål and Nynorsk are there on my English version.

German instructions at:

http://de.openoffice.org/spellcheck/about-spellcheck-dicooo.html

[Edited at 2004-09-24 20:24]


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xxxMarc P  Identity Verified
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Open Office for Norwegian now with spell-checker? Sep 24, 2004

Yngve,

Spelling checker: yes, both Nynorsk and Bokmaal (rumour has it that the availability of both for OpenOffice.org forced Microsoft to offer both for MS Office). Hyphenation and Thesaurus, apparently not (yet).

You may need to install the spelling dictionaries separately. Download from http://lingucomponent.openoffice.org/hyph_dic.html.

HTH
Marc


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