How do I set the dictionary that the spell check uses?

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06 Oct, 2015 04:40 PM

I want to use the an British English dictionary. Currently, it is highlighting 'colour' (color), 'recognises' (recognizes) despite the fact that the language preference on the Mac is set to British English and the spell check in other apps works fine.


  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Brett on 06 Oct, 2015 04:55 PM

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    That's interesting, I may have to look into it further. Right now it
    uses the system's ability to automatically guess the language, and if it
    can't it should fall back to the system language setting. If it's
    deciding on en_US instead of en_GB, I'll probably need to add an
    override preference. I'll look into it for the next update.


  2. 2 Posted by m on 07 Oct, 2015 06:15 PM

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    OK. I'll reboot and recheck at some point.


  3. 3 Posted by Rob on 18 Nov, 2015 11:00 AM

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    I am having the same problem. Is there a work around in the mean time?

  4. 4 Posted by coolcmsc on 26 Jan, 2016 08:34 PM

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    It's now Jan 2016 and I'm having this problem.
    Can't see an override preference anywhere.......
    I'm using Version 2.5.2 (909)

    .....errr, Help?

  5. Support Staff 5 Posted by Brett on 26 Jan, 2016 09:04 PM

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    I've fixed this in the direct version, but a large memory error has stalled the release of the updated MAS version. I'm working as fast as I'm able to get that resolved.

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