problem while installing manual installation of Spell check

subhani shaik subhani466 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 5 15:15:09 EST 2012


Hi Daniel,

Could you please send me the US-English zip file.

Thank you.

On Mon, Mar 5, 2012 at 4:53 AM, Daniel Atallah <datallah at pidgin.im> wrote:

> On Sun, Mar 4, 2012 at 14:31, subhani shaik <subhani466 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Hi ,
> >
> > I tried to install spell check manually with FAQ info but with no luck.
> >
> > Is there a way to install Spell-checking support manually?
> >
> > Yes, if the installer isn't able to successfully download and install
> the dictionaries, you can do so manually.
> >
> > Versions 2.7.0 and newer use the dictionaries available from the
> openoffice extension download site. You need to download the appropriate
> language extension file(s) (files are openoffice extensions *.oxt, which
> are just zip files that contain additional data). Once you have downloaded
> a dictionary extension file, you can rename it so it has a .zip extension
> and then extract the *.dic and *.aff files in it to <Pidgin Installation
> Directory>\spellcheck\share\enchant\myspell\ (create the directories if
> they don't exist already).
> > If Pidgin is running, it will need to be restarted for new dictionaries
> to be recognized.
> >
> > Versions older than 2.7.0 use Aspell; you can download both the Aspell
> core and a dictionary from the win32 Aspell website.
> >
> >
> >
> > I downloaded EN_US plugin and tried to install but it's showing this
> error page
> >
> >
> >
> > i hit "OK". and how to rename this downloaded plugin into *.zip .
> >
> >
> >
> > Could you please help me out from this problem and let me know where i
> went wrong.
>
> I think that the issue is that you are trying to "open/install" the
> file instead of simply downloading and saving it somewhere on your
> hard drive (and then following the manual steps above to make it
> available to Pidgin).
> OpenOffice itself shouldn't be at all involved in the process.
>
> -D
>
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