From: Martin Sevior (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Mar 13 2002 - 14:56:16 GMT
On Wed, 13 Mar 2002 JSimons305@aol.com wrote:
> On Wed, 13 Mar 2002 Francis James Franklin wrote:
> >On Tue, 12 Mar 2002, Pete Jacob wrote:
> >> I am looking for a medical dictionary for abiword...
> >I've hunted round the internet but haven't seen any.
> >> if not I am not a programmer, but would be willing to help
> >> add entries into some sort of file for the programming of.
> >All that's really needed is a list of words. If you can supply me with a
> >list of words I can probably add them to a standard english dictionary and
> >create a new hash.
> >AbiWord usually uses ispell but has some support for aspell/pspell. The
> >aspell.sourceforge.net website has some instructions on how to create
> >dictionaries with specialist lists. (ispell is a lot clumsier.) It may be
> >worth your while to post to aspell-user since you are certainly not the
> >first person to look for a medical dictionary; there may even be projects
> >under way to create such a dictionary :-)
> Atlantis has a medical spell-checker add-on. They use the external
> dictionaries from Addictive Software:
> Clipmate also uses these dictionaries.
> I don't know how useful this will be for what you want. Good luck.
Interesting! I'd never heard of Atlantis before. It's nice to find a word
processor with fewer features than AbiWord :-)
I can't image any reason why someone would prefer it to us but hey, there
are all sorts in the world.
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