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Microsoft Word, how to add "(i)" to the dictionary?

I've been looking around in Proofing and Spelling options in Microsoft Word for Windows for a while and can't work out how to add a word to the dictionary. AutoCorrect is constantly telling me that &...
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Can someone rename a .mdx dictionary file?

I found a .mdx dictionary file on the Internet which is named 德德口语字典 (in Chinese) and translates as Spoken Language dictionary of German language. The problem is that when I load it into goldendict ...
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How can I make Microsoft Word ignore all spelling error caused by Arabic Letter Alef Maksura (0x649, ی)?

When I write Arabic, I always use Arabic Letter Alef Maksura (0x649, ی) instead of Arabic Letter Yeh (0x64a, ي) if it comes at the end of the word which causes spelling error. I tried to add the words ...
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Gedit spellchecking on Windows is not working properly

I am using Gedit, on Windows, to write a Latex document. I noticed that the windows installation of Gedit does not come with preinstalled dictionaries for spellchecking (I don't know why), so I found ...
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how to synchronize user-added dictionary entries between apps and devices?

Is there an easy solution or app for synchronizing entries manually added by the users into the spelling dictionaries of e.g. office apps, web browsers, email client and so on between those apps and ...
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How to remove words from the default spellchecker dictionary in Google Chrome?

I want to remove proper English words from the basic or enhanced spell checker in Google Chrome. For removal are the words hardwired in the default dictionaries, not added to a custom (user) ...
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How can I open .dictionary files on OSX?

I'd like to have a look at the files that the Dictionary App that comes with macOS uses. I was able to locate the files, they're of the .dictionary format. How can I open them, if at all?
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Where's the Skype Client spellchecking dictionary on Ubuntu

When typing in the Skype Client for Linux / Ubuntu, the spell checker makes a lot of mistakes. Being based on Electron, it should allow adding words to the dictionary in the same way that Chromium ...
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How to load English dictionary in Notepad++

I would like to load an english dictionary into Notepad++ so that when I right click, it give an option for meaning ( or something of that nature) Has anyone done it before ? Dict can be acquired from ...
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Custom Dictionary in MS Office

With Coral Office (WordPerfect) I simply store the Custom Dictionary in Dropbox. Word corrections can then follow me on all devices that I use. How do I do this with MS Office?
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How to crack my MacBook’s password?

I forgot my laptop password. I tried a lot of passwords but my laptop does not accept it. I searched the internet for possible answers, and I've come across the "Brute-Force or Dictionary force&...
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Firefox on Ubuntu spell checks with British dictionary

I am an Ubuntu User (20.4), but this has been happening since I first switched to Ubuntu a year or so ago (19.10 at the time). When typing into text boxes in Firefox, occasionally, a word will be ...
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Exclude dictionary in Mac Word 2011

I'm having trouble adding an exclude dictionary in Word 2011 on a Mac. I'm following the steps on Microsoft's user forum here. I have created an exclude dictionary, saved it and reverted the default ...
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Crunch modify wordlist at specific rules

I have a dictionary list which I would like to modify and create a new list with the following rules: crunch 9 9 -t ,@@@@@@%% Is this possible? (Removing all the words that do not match the specified ...
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Adding language (Dutch) to LibreOffice Writer

I'm having trouble doing a spelling check in LibreOffice (in Dutch). It supposed to come with the package but it doesn't show in my screen (see image: no abc mentioned before 'dutch'). I tried: ...
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Microsoft Word Dictionary Language

I think I may have deleted the English language dictionary. I was following directions on a website for clearing up memory issues and they recommended clearing out files with languages I do not use. ...
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How to shift the position of some characters within an XMl File

I am trying to edit an XMl file belonging to a custom mac dictionary prior to undergoing the "make" and "install" commands. Here is an example of the code I am dealing with: <d:entry id="_15qc" d:...
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What is the id under %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Office\15.0 and where does it come from?

Under %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Office\15.0 I find a directory whose name consists of 8 alphanumericals. Below that directory, I have a directory Proofing which contains the file RoamingCustom.dic. This ...
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Mac OS dictionary app shows some Hangul characters as blanks

This screenshot shows what happens when I look up the Korean dictionary inside my Mac OS's default Dictionary app. Apparently some characters are missing and are substituted by empty squares. Moreover,...
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After upgrading to thunderbird 60 my dictionaries were disabled and I can't install them again

After upgrading to thunderbird 60 I discovered that my non-english dictionaries were silently disabled and I can't install them again because thunderbird complains "dictionary can not be installed ...
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Text-to-speech in GoldenDict

I know how to add text-to-speech feature to GoldenDict in Linux, but I searched everywhere for a solution for Windows, and found nothing.
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How can I find out the longest entry in a dictionary?

I asked over at the English Stack Exchange, "What is the English word with the longest single definition?" The best answer they could give is that I would need a program that could figure out the ...
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How to get dictionary key value in formula

I have filled A1..A3 with the values K01,K02 and K03 B1 .. B3 are filled with values "Cost 1", "Cost 2" and "Cost 3" A1 to B3 are used as a dictionary by selecting A1 .. B3 then Insert>Name>Create ...
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Extracting .dict.dz files on Mac OSX

I've tried to install dtrx on the terminal on Mac OSX and after downloading and extracting the the tarball from http://download.huzheng.org/ja/stardict-ej-edict-2.4.2.tar.bz2, it contains a .dict.dz ...
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Make a numeric dictionary in notepad++?

I want To create a numeric dictionary on notepad++. Starting from 1 to 100000. Like with lines: 1 || 1 2 || 2 3 || 3 I tried using loops. Maybe there is a code like: {{LOOOP!}}. Which we can use ...
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Is it possible to create Python-like dictionaries with LibreOffice Calc?

Considering that Python dictionaries associate key elements to value elements: dictionary = { "keyOn"e: "valueOne", "keyTwo": "valueTwo", "keyThree": "valueThree", 0: 4, 1: 3.75, ...
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Outlook: add a specific word to be highlighted as an error

When writing a mail, I am used to misspell the name of a colleague, I therefore would like to have an error Highlight, when writing wrong. Do you know how to add a specific word to be highlighted as ...
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Selects tables and translate their content using your own dictionary

My word file has a lot of tables and charts. I want to select just the tables and translate them in English and Russian. The content of the tables are very specific (economic meaning) and I have my ...
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How to use three finger tap for dictionary lookup in Firefox?

highlight a word and three-finger-tap on trackpad used to bring up a dictionary entry. But in macOS 10.11 and current Firefox this feature is broken. Feature is enabled in System Preferences > ...
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Add word with pipe/vertical bar to MS Word or Office Dictionary

I happen to be writing about Wolfram|Alpha in MS Word and PowerPoint, and both applications give it the red wavy underline indicating misspelling. When I right click and select "Add to Dictionary," ...
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Browser plugin dictionaries: Click word to translate, instead of following link

The Google Dictionary plugin supports translation of words in a webpage. The translation is triggered by double-clicking or word selection. But if the word to be translated is part of a link, ...
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Can I remove "teh" from the dictionary in Mac OSX Yosemite?

I've never had use of the word "teh". Not even certain it's actually a word beyond "Urban Dictionary" definitions. However, "teh" is a common typo, hence the urban dictionary entry. And it is a typo ...
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My Win 7 "default" spell checker has bad word "added" can not find it, even searching disk for that word

My most misspelled word teh got added to my spellchecker's dictionary somehow. It has been about 3 months and is a serious productivity issue. When writing this question, spellchecker works but did ...
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Apply dictionarry to text file

I have dictionary that contains of approx. 100 lines word_1 transalted_word_1 ... word_n transalted_word_n I need to translate several txt files (actually these files are XML) in most automated way. ...
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How to Optimize a Dictionary / Word List?

I have a copy of a 4.09 GB wordlist / dictionary crackstation.txt. Just now the words and numbers are arranged in the usual order: 0123456789aAbBcCdDeEfFgGhHiIjJkKlLmMnNoOpPqQrRsStT uUvVwWxXyYzZ ...
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Dictionary attack in Bash with cURL

I'm fairly new to Bash, but this is a script I've been working on for the past few days. It's meant to run a dictionary attack on an HTTP-POST login for a website, by reading the time module and ...
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Copy Dictionary Path Button for any folders or files in OSX

I want to know there is any option to get Full directory path in OSX from right click.In windows i am able to get full path from properties folders.But that is possible in OSX MAC. Right Click of ...
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Libre Office: See the dictionary words?

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 4.3.3.2 , the english USA ...
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How do I fix using the three finger tap for Firefox?

I used to be able to highlight a word and then tap with three fingers on the trackpad and a dictionary definition would pop up. Sometime in the last month I haven't been able to do that. Firefox has ...
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LibreOffice dictionary and spell checking in other languages? (without Java)

Using LibreOffice (latest version) on OS X, everything in English. However I frequently work with documents in other languages (e.g. German, Dutch, French) and I would like to have spell checking for ...
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Add hashes with duplicate keys to array

I have a bunch of hashes in powershell with identical keys. Though creating an array of hashes with different keys is straightforward and thoroughly discussed on the internet, I'm unable to find any ...
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OS X right click / define on ubuntu and windows 7

I have been an OS X user for a long time and really gotten used to a lot of features that Apple has to offer. At work I have to keep switching between Windows 7 and Ubuntu 15.04. One of the most ...
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Is there a way in Microsoft Word to have it also recognize the plural of words that have been added to its dictionary?

Often I'll have a word in my document that MS Word doesn't know, maybe a somewhat technical/scientific word, like 'plasmon'. I'll have it all over my document, so I'll often right click and do 'add to ...
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How to merge dictionaries of different languages for autocorrect?

I'm bilingual, and I'm constantly writing both in Portuguese and English so of course, I would like to have auto-corrector and word suggestion in both languages. I know I can easily change between ...
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Adding dictionary on Kindle's Mac app

I want to change the default dictionary on Kindle app on mac. How do I do it. I have downloaded my favorite dictionary in .mobi format
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Mysterious misspelled words in OS X's autocorrect/spellcheck

Since I got my MBP 2 years ago, I've found some really strange misspellings that the system's autocorrect will change correct words to. The latest of these is "Ulbrichbt", which OS X unhelpfully ...
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How to customize the Alfred app to show full dictionary definitions without opening the dictionary app

I'm using the Alfred app for Mac OS X. One thing I can do with the app is search for words to define with OS X's dictionary. In the app it shows a short preview of the definition but to show the ...
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aspell: Domain-specific dictionary (computer science) [closed]

I am using aspell for spell checking scientific computer science papers. Do you know of any existing domain-specific dictionaries that cover all corresponding terms not present within the standard ...
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chrome spellcheck and different language for selected sites

I was wondering if there is some way to make Chrome browser use different spellchecker dictionary for selected sites. I mostly write in Polish but on some sites I prefer to use English dictionary, so ...
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How to add a bunch of words to my custom dictionary in word 2010?

I have a list of 3000 words and they are custom words between legal, scientific, and common errors I want to add it to my custom dictionary and want to add in one step. how to do that please?
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