Removing Accidentally Added words from your user Dictionary
scott-lxSQFCZeNF4 at public.gmane.org
Tue Nov 3 20:26:52 UTC 2009
I Think we've all done this by at some point:
Your spell checking a document and instead of clicking change word,
you click add word to dictionary. At this point your kicking
yourself because there is no undo, and no documentation for removing
those words (at least nothing immediately helpful from a google search).
Well after doing it again, I went hunting for that pesky dictionary file.
Reading man pages didn't help, they generally wouldn't tell me where the
dictionaries are stored, or if that particular spell checker was the one
Google Searches were the same.
Eventually I just started walking through the '.' directories in my home
as that was where it should to be (somewhere...). I also knew from
reading Fedora's Feature lists from release to release that there was
more or less a universal choice for dictionaries in Fedora.
Inside is a .dic text file for each local that has had words added to it
(en_US.dic in my case).
Here's to happier text editing!
~/.config is part of the FreeDesktop's XDG spec on where a users
application configurations should be put.
I've only Checked this in Fedora, Ubuntu and other Distro's might use
other spellcheckers that store the data in different places. Although if
people reading this could check and post their findings, it would be
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