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From Mike Scott <>
Subject Re: user-defined dictionaries
Date Wed, 29 Feb 2012 08:33:25 GMT
On 29/02/12 06:20, Allan & Liz wrote:
> I have created a user-defined dictionary called "Welsh" and it is ticked
> as active.
> How can I access it from a document and add words like you do with the
> "standard" dictionary?
> When I save a new word that OO says is incorrectly spelt the only
> dictionary that appears is "standard"
> Also, I have a few thousand Welsh place names I want to add to the
> dictionary. The current way is to used the edit within user-defined
> dictionaries and add one at a time.
> That, will take me for ever.
> It's got to be simple and I'm probably missing something, but the help
> and manuals seem to ignore this functionality.
> Regards
> Allan Hobbs

I'm not sure you're missing much.

However, google threw up:

which might help, or might be totally and utterly wrong or out-of-date 
(I've not tested it). Something like perl, awk or sed would help with 
the formatting.

(BTW, I found this by googling for 'open office create user defined 
dictionary' It also offered up;

going the other way but might be of help.)

Mike Scott
Harlow, Essex, England

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