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Troubleshoot Spellcheck

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Gramps uses PyEnchant for Spellcheck Spellchecking and Grammar checkingcomposition. A Dictionary is used for localized spellcheck within Note objects. The Affix file contains the rules to allow reports to compose sentences following grammatically correct plural and tense forms. The Dictionary and Affix files are available from a variety of providers (such as aspell, ispell and myspell). Find the Dictionary and Affix files for your language and install the files in the right place for Gramps to use them. Translate the instructions.
==Installing Dictionary and Affix files==
==Enabling and Disabling Spell and Grammar checking==
=== Preferences ===
 
[[File:EditPreferences-General-tab-example-51.png|Right|thumb|450px|Fig. {{#var:chapter}}.{{#vardefineecho:figure|{{#expr:{{#var:figure}}+1}}}} General Preferences (Linux)]]
 
Select {{Man menu|Edit -> Preferences…}} to access the {{man label|General}} tab. This tab contains a {{man label|General Gramps Settings}} section with the option for enabling and disabling the Spellcheck for text in the [[Gramps_Glossary#note|Note]] objects.
 
*{{checkbox|0}}{{man label|Enable spelling checker}}: This checkbox option controls the enabling and disabling of the spelling checker for within the [[Gramps_{{man version}}_Wiki_Manual_-_Entering_and_editing_data:_detailed_-_part_2#Editing_information_about_notes|Note editor]]. The '''gtkspell''' package must be loaded for this to have an effect.
 
 
[[File:NewNote-editor-dialog-example-50.png|thumb|right|450px|Fig. {{#var:chapter}}.{{#vardefineecho:figure|{{#expr:{{#var:figure}}+1}}}} New Note - editor dialog - example]]
 
[[File:Gramps-notes.png|left]] [[File:Gtkspell working on gramps40.png]]
 
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==Additional Languages==
===Finding Alternate Language file providers===
==Selecting a preferred Language===
===Setting a secondary Language===
===Adding Custom Entries===
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=Reference Materials that can be used to write this article=
* Bug {{bug|7097}}: 3.2K note causes ~10s hang upon open on my system with spellcheck enabled
* [[Howto:Change_the_language_of_reports|Howto:Change the language of reports]]
* [[Report-writing_tutorial#Using_ReportOptions|Composing report text that is numerically aware]]
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