[Libreoffice] OOo issue 101224. could it be a LibO easy hack?
barta at quipo.it
Thu Jan 5 12:33:45 PST 2012
my name is TOmmy and I'm an italian LibO user.
in April 2009 I opened an issue on OOo bug-tracker:
Bug 101224 - common autocorrect replacement table for certain languages
subgroups (i.e. en-US, en-GB)
I'm posting below the description of the issue:
i was thinking about having a “common autocorrect replacement table” that
works over same language subgroups...
OOo has indeed separate replacement tables for UK English, USA English, AUS
English... (acor_en-US.dat , acor_en-GB.dat etc. etc.)
it has also “Italian (Italy)” and “Italian (Swiss)”... (acor_it-IT.dat,
however actually they are not mutual...
if you enter an entry in the UK database (i.e. computre --> computer)
it won't correct that mistake if you are writing in a US English document.
If you want to have that autocorrection you have to create an entry for it
each engligh subgroups.
Do u think is possible to create a new common
replacement table for all of the “same language subgroups”?
Actually there is the “universal replacement table” acor_.dat whose
applied in any language you are writing in.
it would be great to have something similar restricted to certain language
acor_en-ALL.dat working on both UK, US, AUS etc. etc. english variants
acor_it-ALL.dat working both on italian and swiss language
the issue was assigned to "os" (Oliver Specht) who said the thing could be
a week of work but never completed or even started it.
is there anybody of you that has enough knowledge of the autocorrect engine
and can try fixing this issue?
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