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When I use TeXworks there is no automatic spell checking. If I go Edit -> Spelling, the only option I have is none

How can I enable spell checking?

Thanks for your help

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There is a section of the TeXWorks manual in which there is the reference to a guide on how to use dictionaries.

The link it refers to is this, so you should place your personal dictionaries in the folder /usr/share/myspell/dicts.

One easy way to add them is to install them. I suppose that if you use LibreOffice then they are installed by default. If not, you can simply install the packages named myspell-XX, where XX stands for your language.

You can easily find them with apt-get and auto-completion or via Synaptic.

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Thanks, I had actually seen that but I already had a bunch of dictionaries in that directory. However apt-get'ing the same dictionary I normally use fixed the problem magically! –  Anake Mar 2 '12 at 15:20
    
You're welcome! :D –  dadexix86 Mar 2 '12 at 20:33
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You might have hunspell dictionaries in the language you need already installed. Look for them in the folder /usr/share/hunspell and maybe you don't have to install a thing.

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