OpenOffice - Spellchecker issue

Issue

The spellchecker of OpenOffice is highlighting all the words , what can be done ?

Solution

There are two possible cases:

  • OpenOffice is not recognizing the language being used (e.g OpenOffice is configured in English, and you are using French).
    • Press CTRL + A to select your text:
    • Go to Menu > Tools > Language > For all text > Select appropriate language.
  • Required dictionaries are missing.
    • You can download Additional Dictionaries for Open office on this link: .
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