WPS Office dictionaryPosted: 2017-10-15 Filed under: office | Tags: dictionary, en_GB, spellcheck, WPS Office 2 Comments
I have been using WPS Office for quite some time now, and I am really not looking back. The default spellcheck that comes with the office is American English (en_US). I wanted to add a spell check in Writer for British English, since this is what I normally use for documents.
NOTE (27 May 2023): check this much more recent post of mine, as well as the ready to use dictionaries at GitHub.
NOTE (03 April 2021): Please, check this newer post for updated howto for WPS Office 11.*!
So, I found dictionaries at the Downloads section of the WPS Community page. The one I need is en_GB.zip. I placed the unzipped folder in
~/.kingsoft/office6/dicts/ and then opened Writer and went to:
Options > Spell Check > Custom Dictionaries > Add
Then I navigated to the dictionary file
~/.kingsoft/office6/dicts/en_GB/main.dic and then selected the new dictionary:
Perfect, that straightforward eh? So it was, thanks, JohnS……………
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