Wednesday, January 17th 2007

Openoffice Suction

Back in September of 2005 I was moaning about how the spell checker in OpenOffice sucks. Sadly, it hasn’t improved since then.

Heck, Firefox has a much better spell checker for its text fields.

I have to moan some more about this expensive software:

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  1. Anonymous says:

    Firefox uses Openoffice.org’s spellchecker. I don’t imagine they had time to make extensive changes. Personally, I like the spellchecker – it does a better job for spelling mistakes than MS Office in my experience.

  2. David Naylor says:

    The difference is that in Firefox the spellchecker just works. Have you tried changing the document language in Openoffice? Have you tried installing new dictionaries? It’s hopelessly awkward.