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From Rory O'Farrell <>
Subject Re: openoffice spell check problems
Date Wed, 02 May 2012 11:55:23 GMT
On Wed, 02 May 2012 08:43:19 +0100
Chris Addington <> wrote:

> hi
> spell check can become disabled when text copied into body of doc
> found that 'select all', 'clear formatting' removes this block - but it 
> doesn't explain why spell check is disabled

A common reason for spell check to fail is because an added paragraph is flagged as being
in a different language to the installed dictionary, e.g. US English instead of UK-English.
Perhaps (speculation!) clear formatting resets the language to the default for the documen.
Rory O'Farrell <>

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