LinuxQuestions.org
Go Job Hunting at the LQ Job Marketplace
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Ubuntu
User Name
Password
Ubuntu This forum is for the discussion of Ubuntu Linux.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 09-13-2006, 03:32 AM   #1
rothchild
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Dec 2005
Posts: 19

Rep: Reputation: 0
Kubuntu - OpenOffice - Spellcheck - How do I change default language?


Hi it seems like this should be really simple and yet it is still bugging me.

All I want is that UK English should be the default language for spellcheck in Open Office Writer, I've set the defaults in Kubuntus system settings so it is EngGB with no others and have set all the options in OO's language settings to EngGB also, however, I can't seem to get rid of the little 'spellcheck' logo next to EngUSA in the 'default languages for documents field' it's really annoying me because it keeps trying to put z's in words that don't have them (here in the UK).

How do I get rid of the americana from my system so that I don't have to worry about dodgy American spellings getting in to my Dissertation?

Many thanks
Child
 
Old 09-15-2006, 08:35 AM   #2
m_yates
Senior Member
 
Registered: Aug 2003
Location: Upstate
Distribution: Debian, Mint, Mythbuntu
Posts: 1,176

Rep: Reputation: 54
You can fix that within openoffice. Go under Tools>Options>Language Settings>Languages Set the language of the user inerface to English (UK), also set the local setting to English (UK), and default language for documents to English (UK). Save setting and it will warn you that the user interface language has been changed and changes won't take effect until restarting. Restart and you should be all set with the Queen's English. You can test it by writing something with a weird UK spelling like "colour" followed by "color" and see which is marked as being misspelled.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Change default language Slackware 10.2 RockmanExe Slackware 8 11-11-2005 01:50 PM
openoffice default language-French?? mostwanted Linux - Software 2 11-17-2004 04:17 PM
Change the language for OpenOffice nmares Linux - Software 2 09-05-2004 09:51 AM
how to change the default language of the system icoming Linux - General 8 06-01-2004 01:06 PM
FEDORA 2: Change language in Openoffice WRITE stergios Linux - Newbie 0 06-01-2004 08:19 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:43 PM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration