I'm interested in browsing and seeing the complete list of words that make up the dictionary that is used to spelling-check and other similar language tasks in Libre office , the english USA dictionary.

Research: I followed carefully this instructions: (step 1 and 2) and they got me to a dialog in wich I can edit list of words I myself added... but not the "built in" words. For example I added "boludo", a word in spanish, and that's the only word I see, I can remove it and I can add new ones, but I can't see the built in words or remove them.

I also followed this link but it downloads a installer of the extension for Libre office.

  • What research/web searching have you done so far towards trying to figure this out? – tniles Dec 15 '15 at 17:25
  • @tniles09 I did search on google: "dictionary english libreoffice" and ended here and it didn't help me because it was for installing an extension. Now I'm researching a little more with Libre office, following some instructions on this similar problem – Santropedro Dec 15 '15 at 22:14
  • @tniles09 see my new post – Santropedro Dec 15 '15 at 22:40
  • @ Santropedro see my new answer ;) – tniles Dec 15 '15 at 22:57

From what I can find online, open/libreoffice uses Hunspell which is compatible with (derived from) myspell. You can find system-level installed dictionaries in

  • /usr/share/hunspell
  • /usr/share/myspell
  • /usr/lib/libreoffice/share/wordbook (I would start here)

Here's a related post from askUbuntu on how to install additional dictionaries, providing some additional insight on the subject.

You can also get the source files here. Look under libreoffice/dictionaries.

  • Yes!!!!! You rock!!!! I will accept now because it seems very promising, but I don't know if my spanish extension added dictionary will be (but probably it is!) – Santropedro Dec 15 '15 at 23:25

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