Updating Language Dictionaries

You can update the dictionary file, the affix file, or both for each locale.

To update a language dictionary:
  1. Navigate to Administration > System Options > CMS > Spellcheck Settings > Manage Spellcheck Dictionaries.
  2. Click the Update Dictionary File button within the language box that you wish to update. The Upload Dictionary File button and Affix File button display.

    Update Dictionary Buttons

    • Dictionary File (*.dic): This is the main wordlist file (*.dic).
    • Affix File (*.aff): An affix is a prefix or a suffix attached to a root word to make other words. See the OpenOffice affix.readme file for more information about affix files.

      Important! The dictionary and affix files for each language/localization are maintained by LibreOffice and can be downloaded from GitHub.

  3. Click the appropriate upload button(s) corresponding to the locale that you wish to update. The upload dialog displays.
  4. Choose one of the following steps:
    • Drag the dictionary file into the upload area.
    • Click the upload area to Browse for the file.
  5. Click Upload.
  6. Repeat the upload steps for the affix file if necessary.
  7. Click OK.