[geany/geany-plugins] 002938: Merge pull request #1108 from eht16/spellcheck_add_personal_dict_docs

Frank Lanitz git-noreply at xxxxx
Sun Sep 19 14:06:24 UTC 2021

Branch:      refs/heads/master
Author:      Frank Lanitz <frank at frank.uvena.de>
Committer:   GitHub <noreply at github.com>
Date:        Sun, 19 Sep 2021 14:06:24 UTC
Commit:      002938a6706bb2c43ddcf55bfbe496896271d671

Log Message:
Merge pull request #1108 from eht16/spellcheck_add_personal_dict_docs

SpellCheck:  Add notes about maintaining personal dictionaries

Modified Paths:

Modified: spellcheck/README
18 lines changed, 18 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
@@ -83,6 +83,24 @@ Then in the plugin configuration dialog set the dictionary for
 dictionary files to: `C:\\dictionaries`.
+Maintaining personal dictionaries
+When you manually add words to your personal dictionary
+(using the "Add <word> to Dictionary" menu item), those words are stored
+in a personal dictionary per language.
+If you want to add, modify or remove words from these dictionaries,
+you need to open the dictionaries with an editor like Geany and edit them.
+As far as we know, there is no graphical tool to edit those files. However,
+they are plain text files with one word per line.
+These files are usually located in:
+The exact storage location might differ between operating systems.
+Additional informationcan be found on https://github.com/AbiWord/enchant,
+section "Sharing personal word lists between spell-checkers".
 Known issues
 * Spell checking with some languages like Hindi might be incorrect, i.e. some

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