Posted by Paul Welter on Tuesday, February 24 2004 at 11:42 PM

The following are some simple steps to create a custom dictionary.

Step 1

Create a text file with all the words you would like to use in the dictionary.  The text file should have one word per line like so ...

apple
banana
grape
orange
peach
pineapple

Step 2

Run the Dictionary Build tool.  Create a new dictionary.

Step 3

Load the text file into the new dictionary by using the Dictionary > Add OpenOffice Word List. 

Step 4

Open the en-US.dic dictionary in the dictionary build tool.  Copy everything in the Near Miss Data tab for the en-US.dic to the new dictionary's Near Miss Data tab.  Also, copy the data from the Phonetic Rules tab to the new dictionary.

Step 5

Generate the phonetic code cache for the new dictionary by use the Dictionary > Generate Phonetic Cache.

You should now be able to use the new dictioanry in NetSpell to check words and generate suggestions from the new word list.

~ Paul

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#1 Comment by Zohaib on 3/10/2010 at 8:31 AM

Respeced Sir,

Iam unable to creat urdu words Dictionary and also spell checker not spell urdu words can u make a dictionary in urdu ?

Urdu words list www.crulp.org/.../wordlist.zip

#2 Comment by Zohaib on 3/10/2010 at 8:32 AM

Respeced Sir,

Iam unable to creat urdu words Dictionary and also spell checker not spell urdu words can u make a dictionary in urdu ?

Urdu words list www.crulp.org/.../wordlist.zip

#3 Comment by Zohaib on 3/10/2010 at 8:33 AM

Respeced Sir,

Iam unable to creat urdu words Dictionary and also spell checker not spell urdu words can u make a dictionary in urdu ?

Urdu words list www.crulp.org/.../wordlist.zip

#4 Comment by Michele on 7/01/2010 at 7:54 AM

I finally determined how to generate a .dic file for NetSpell!

Download the wanted language file from extensions.services.openoffice.org/.../dictionaries

You'll get a file with an .oxt extension. It's a zip archive (you can extract the contained files with 7zip for example).

Once you have extracted the files, launch the NetSpell.DictionaryBuild.exe program, and:

1) create a new file

2) From the Dictionary menu choose "Add OpenOffice Word List" and choose the .dic file extracted from the .oxt file

3) From the Dictionary menu choose "Add OpenOffice Affix Data" and choose the .aff file extracted from the .oxt file

4) Save your NEWLY CREATED .dic file for NetSpell!

#5 Comment by Michele on 7/01/2010 at 7:57 AM

Please note that the word list extracted from the oxt file may contain some comments, which are not supported by NetSpell.DictionaryBuild.exe

To check this aspect, open the .dic file in notepad and strip the lines at the beginning of the file that are not words...

#6 Comment by Walter V. Williams, Jr. on 6/16/2011 at 10:28 AM
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Looking for where new words the user adds are stored.

#7 Comment by krishna mohan on 9/22/2011 at 1:07 AM
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Dear sir,

we want to prepare custom dictionary for sanskrit. how to prepare that. please once guide me.

KM

#8 Comment by Julanus Sesar on 3/29/2012 at 5:06 AM
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the cool websites is loresoft

but crazy hahahahhahahah

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