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From jjmeric <jjme...@free.fr>
Subject Version 4.1.4 : can N'ko be added to the list of complex scripts ?
Date Sun, 26 Mar 2017 10:57:48 GMT
that list is displayed in Tools/Options/Linguistic settings/Language

Thanks!

JJ
Le 20/03/2017 à 10:42, jjmeric a écrit :
> Hello everybody !
>
> I am currently about to release a spell-checker for Maninka (a West 
> African language, mainly spoken in Guinea).
> This language is written in the N'ko script, a Right-to-left language 
> like Arabic and others. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/N%27Ko_alphabet
>
> This requires two things:
>
> 1) the script should be listed in the list of Complex scripts 
> (Linguistic options/Language) alongside Hindi, Arabic, etc.
> - a similar list is displayed in Format/character for "complex script 
> font / language"
> I have the same requirement for Libre Office.
>
>
> 2) the value "nqo-GN" (official for N'ko) should be accepted as a 
> Locale in the spell-checker's dictionaries.xcu file
>     <prop oor:name="Locales" oor:type="oor:string-list">
>        <value>nqo-GN</value>
>     </prop>
> NOTE :
> this works well in Libre Office, I mean : it is displayed as "N'ko" in 
> the list of Languages for choice in Format/character for complex 
> scripts, and it has the spellcheck green "checked" icon.
>
> This is the desired behavior, it does not work currently in Open 
> Office 4.1.3.
> However, if I pretend my spell checker is for ar-SA (Arabic (Saudi 
> Arabia), it will display the green "checked" icon, and work properly 
> as a N'ko spellchecker. However this is very bad diplomacy...
>
> What is the process to get this acted upon ? Possibly this is not the 
> right place to post...
> Anything I can do to help, I will, of course!
>
> Thanks for help & advice.
>
>


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