Bug 57867 - : Writer spell checker not working under Linux Mint 14, 64-bit.
Summary: : Writer spell checker not working under Linux Mint 14, 64-bit.
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Writer (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) release
Hardware: Other Linux (All)
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Whiteboard: BSA
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Reported: 2012-12-04 07:21 UTC by kiwihurst
Modified: 2013-10-25 15:09 UTC (History)
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Description kiwihurst 2012-12-04 07:21:38 UTC
Problem description: 
LibreOffice Writer spell checker not working under Linux Mint 14, 64-bit.  (new installation, all updates done)

LibreOffice version ...

Version (Build ID: 360m1(Build:2))

Steps to reproduce:
Create any document and type misspelled words.  The words are not tagged as incorrect and the Spell Check tool (F7) brings up a dialog box saying the "Spellcheck is complete" without identifying errors.

Tool language options seem to be appropriate and selected. (Hunspell Spellchecker + UK and US dictionarys)

Current behavior:

Expected behavior:

Operating System: Linux (Other)
Comment 1 Rainer Bielefeld Retired 2012-12-04 10:14:48 UTC
I am pretty sure that this one is a DUP of an older Spellcheck "no document language selected" bugs.

I doubt that that problem is limited to Writer.
Please attach a small sample document.
Comment 2 QA Administrators 2013-09-24 01:47:58 UTC
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Comment 3 QA Administrators 2013-10-25 15:09:15 UTC
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