Thunderbird

  pody 11:20 20 May 07
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Hi there
Can any one tell me if Thunderbird dictioanay's load automaticaly, if not which one should I load from the list. At the moment spellcheck dos'nt seem to work
Thanks
podi

  Diodorus Siculus 11:38 20 May 07

click here and choose English (UK) - or whatever one you want.

  Diodorus Siculus 11:38 20 May 07

* Afrikaans (South Africa)
* Catalan
* Croatian
* Czech
* Bulgarian
* Danish
* Dutch
* English (US)
* English (Australia)
* English (United Kingdom)
* English (Canada)
* English (New Zealand)
* French (France)
* Faroese
* Galician (Spain)
* German (Austria)
* German (Germany)
* German (Switzerland)
* Greek
* Hebrew
* Hungarian
* Irish
* Interlingua
* Italian
* Latin
* Latvian
* Lithuanian
* Malay
* Maori
* Norwegian (Bokmål)
* Norwegian (Nynorsk)
* Polish
* Portuguese (Portugal)
* Portuguese (Brasil)
* Romanian
* Russian
* Russian (without Ë)
* Spanish (Mexico)
* Spanish (Spain)
* Slovak
* Slovenian
* Swedish
* Ukrainian
* Welsh
* Zulu (South Africa)

All these available.

  pody 14:29 21 May 07

Hi Diodorus Siculus
Thanks for the reply. I have downloaded the English Dictionary and it said that it was installed. I restarted the computer but it doe's not seem to work, I assume that the spell checker works in the same way as other checkers,by automatically checking the page or am I wrong.
podi

  bretsky 17:18 21 May 07

Yep, same here, installed it several times but does not appear, followed installation instructions to the letter but all I have is English US in the dropdown box.(using v2.0.0.0)

bretsky ;0(

  AL47 21:14 21 May 07

i dont know if this is what you mean
tools -> options -> compositon -> enable spell as you type.

  stp 14:54 18 Jun 07

How to Install in Thunderbird

1. Right-click the link below and choose "Save Link As..." to download and save the file to your hard disk.
2. In Mozilla Thunderbird, open Add-ons from the Tools menu.
3. Click the Install button, and locate/select the file you downloaded and click "OK".

I had missed the "right-click" bit in the first instruction. All works now.

  bretsky 21:45 18 Jun 07

I think Diodorus Siculus link is misleading us at the beginning of this thread(sorry)

If you open thunderbird and go to tools>Options>composition and the spelling tab, you will see a link that says Download more dictionaries which will give you this click here

I have just installed the English (British) dictionary which now appears in the dropdown box as English/United kingdom and if you go to the ad ons the dictionary appears as British English dictionary v1.19. Your instructions on the install are correct.

Using Thunderbird v2.0.04

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