[OS X Emacs] spell checking - once more

David Reitter david.reitter at gmail.com
Mon Jan 14 03:27:44 EST 2008

On 13 Jan 2008, at 16:34, Alex Hamann wrote:
> no modifications regarding ispell in Aquamacs' preferences, nothing  
> in Preferences.el
> two dictionaries (german and english each in their own folder)  
> installed in /Library/Application Support/cocoAspell
> My problem is that Aquamacs will actually find the FIRST dictionary  
> (in order of installation through the cocoAspell preference pane).  
> It will not find the other dictionaries because it is looking for  
> them in the folder of the first dictionary.
> To clarify:
> After installing cocoAspell (which comes with the english dict)  
> English spell checking worked. The subsequently installed German  
> dictionary did not because Aquamacs was looking for it in the  
> directory of the English dict. I checked and removed and reinstalled  
> English, thus getting a working German dictionary while the English  
> one was searched for in the directory of the German dict and thus  
> not found.
> Just throwing all files of both dictionaries in one directory  / 
> Library/Application Support/cocoAspell would make Aquamacs look for  
> dictionaries in /usr/local/lib and completely ignore the former place.

What does "aspell dicts" on the command line give you?
You could have a look at the function `aquamacs--configure-aspell' and  
modify it to find more dictionaries. Send me a patch when you're done!

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