Spell checker

  • Methok

    Methok - 2009-05-18

    Hi, When ever I try to use spell checker I get a window pop saying:

    GNU Aspell or dictionaries are missing
    Downlaod installation files here:

    blah blah

    If Aspell is already installed, do correction of
    relative path to aspell-15.dll and restart:


    Ok, I have it installed and change the text in teh text area to:

    C:\Program Files\Aspell\bin

    click ok, then close Notepad++.

    Restart, click spellchecker again and same thing pops up.

    Anyone offer any advice please?

    Thank you.

    - Methok

    • Gwizz

      Gwizz - 2009-05-31

      I had a few problems getting a spell-checker plugin to work correctly with Notepadd++ After several attempts and in this order, it worked!

      From: http://aspell.net/win32/

      1: Install GNU Full Installer "Aspell-0-50-3-3-Setup" to default location: C:\Program Files\Aspell
      2: Install "Aspell-en-0.50-2-3" (English dictionary)
      3: Install Notepad++ "npp.5.4.1.Installer" to “C:\Program Files\Aspell\bin”
      4: Launch Notepad++

    • Mark Baines

      Mark Baines - 2009-05-18

      In my spellchecker.ini file I have the following:

      Current Language=en
      Relative Path=..\Aspell\bin

      Try making the path to Aspell relative as above.

      Mark B

    • Methok

      Methok - 2009-05-20

      Thank you for your reply but I cant even find a spellchecker.ini file.

      its not good not having a spell checker. haha

      Thanks all the same.

      - Methok

    • Mark Baines

      Mark Baines - 2009-05-20

      The SpellChecker.ini file should be in the plugins\Config folder.

      If it's not there create one as a text file using the 3 lines I noted above.
      See if that helps.

      Mark B

    • MDMez

      MDMez - 2009-05-22

      Methok, I had the same problem on one computer.  On another the spell check worked fine.  What I found on the problem one is that while I had installed Aspell I had not installed a dictionary.  I downloaded and installed a dictionary and all is well.  - Mike


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