[OS X Emacs] spell checking - once more
Alexander.Hamann at stud-mail.uni-wuerzburg.de
Tue Jan 15 05:01:32 EST 2008
Am 14.01.2008 um 09:27 schrieb David Reitter:
> 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?
First: nothing at all. Then I started Aquamacs and tried the same
command from within there: still nothing. Then I changed the
dictionary to "deutsch" and voilà: the above command produces
Changing the dict to "english" does not alter this output (expected,
as english is - after the tweaking described in my original post -
> 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!
This is not the ispell configuration in Aquamacs' preferences you are
talking about, right? How do I invoke that function?
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