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From Rory O'Farrell <ofarr...@iol.ie>
Subject Re: URGENT - Re: spellcheck error again after installing new update Re: spellcheck
Date Wed, 10 Aug 2016 16:22:30 GMT
On Wed, 10 Aug 2016 16:33:09 +0100
Chris Addington <cdadd@iafrica.com> wrote:

> hi uninstalled again
> 
> installed older version openoffice 4.1.1 - STILL NO SPELLCHECK
> 
> *????????????????????????????????????????????*
> 
> i appreciate that openoffice are providing community software but that 
> does NOT justify invading peoples homes/machines with faulty/untested 
> software/updates
> 
> please advise how to fix this problem
> 
> Chris Addington Pr.Eng.

I have, in response to a private email, sent you instructions on what to do.  Note that un/re-installing
OpenOffice does not (repeat _NOT_) affect the OO user profile for reasons I have not time
to expound.  The usual cure is to delete the OO User Profile according to the instructions
in the email I have sent you

RoryOF

 
> On 10/08/2016 16:24, Chris Addington wrote:
> > hi brian
> >
> > installed update (english spelling & hyphenation dictionaries & 
> > thesaurus version 2016.05.01) , again no spellcheck
> >
> > uninstalled openoffice, restarted
> >
> > installed open office 4.1.2, restarted
> >
> > now no spellcheck
> >
> > i urgently need spellcheck to function
> >
> > what to do?
> >
> > regardschris
> >
> > Chris Addington Pr.Eng.
> >
> > On 10/08/2016 15:32, Chris Addington wrote:
> >> hi brian
> >>
> >> thanx4that
> >>
> >> i subsequently uninstalled & reinstalled - spellcheck works but now 
> >> have update message again (english spelling & hyphenation 
> >> dictionaries & thesaurus version 2016.05.01) have ignored for now
> >>
> >> will try again  later & restart machine
> >>
> >>
> >> thanxagainchris
> >>
> >> Chris Addington Pr.Eng.
> >>
> >> On 10/08/2016 13:58, Brian Barker wrote:
> >>> At 13:05 10/08/2016 +0100, you wrote:
> >>>> this morning (aug 10) i had a notice on openoffice text doc ...
> >>>
> >>> I'm not sure what sort of notices you might be receiving. Could this 
> >>> be fake and a malicious attack?
> >>>
> >>>> ... of a new update (for dictionaries i think) ...
> >>>
> >>> If you only *think*, it may be difficult for anyone to help.
> >>>
> >>>> ... clicked update - spellcheck not working ...
> >>>
> >>> Are you sure? Some of those misspelled words may be correctly 
> >>> spelled different words.
> >>>
> >>>> ... (again shows correct setting on bottom of screen (English (UK))
> >>>
> >>> That's not a global setting; it merely shows you the active language 
> >>> at the insertion point. It tells you nothing about the language set 
> >>> for your misspelled words. To see the language there, you need to 
> >>> select the word or region of text before examining the indication in 
> >>> the Status Bar. Alternatively, if all your text is the same 
> >>> language, you could select it all and then set the language.
> >>>
> >>> o Have you restarted OpenOffice since the "update"? Have you 
> >>> restarted your system?
> >>>
> >>> o Right-click in the text and go to Character... | Font | Language. 
> >>> Is "English (UK)" preceded by the icon of a blue tick with the text 
> >>> "ABC"? If not, you do not have a dictionary correctly installed.
> >>>
> >>> o If you have the English (UK) version of OpenOffice, you shouldn't 
> >>> need an additional extension, as the dictionary you need is bundled 
> >>> with the program.
> >>>
> >>> o You can go to Tools | Extension Manager... and see what is 
> >>> installed. You can remove or disable items selectively there.
> >>>
> >>> o You can go to the web site and discover what versions are 
> >>> available. You may be able to confirm what "update" you installed. 
> >>> You could download the correct extension and install this in place 
> >>> of whatever is causing you trouble.
> >>>
> >>> I trust this helps.
> >>>
> >>> Brian Barker - privately
> >>>
> >>>
> >>
> >
> 


-- 
Rory O'Farrell <ofarrwrk@iol.ie>

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