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== How to add a new dictionary to aspell ==
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=Adding new dictionaries to aspell=
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ZCS 8.7 comes with dictionaries preinstalled for many languages.  ZCS versions 5.0 and earlier only have English installed.  To see the list of installed languages, run
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/opt/zimbra/common/bin/aspell dump dicts
  
* Download the dictionary from [ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/aspell/dict gnu.org]
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If you do not see your language in the list, follow the instructions below.
* Extract it from the tar file in a work directory
 
* Set Zimbra's aspell in the path with:
 
::<tt>PATH=/opt/zimbra/aspell-0.60.3/bin:$PATH</tt>
 
* Configure and install the dictionary according to the README
 
<tt>
 
::./configure
 
::make
 
::make install
 
</tt>
 
  
* Edit the file /opt/zimbra/httpd/htdocs/aspell.php to reference the new dictionary. For example to add the french dictionary:
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== How to add a new dictionary to aspell ==
 
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* Download the dictionary for the language you want from [ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/aspell/dict ftp.gnu.org/gnu/aspell/dict].
<tt>
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* Extract it from the tar file in a temporary directory.
::$dictionary = pspell_new("en_EN");
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* Set PATH to the binary directory of Zimbra:
::TO
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PATH=/opt/zimbra/common/bin:$PATH
::$dictionary = pspell_new("fr_FR");
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* Configure and install the dictionary according to the README:
</tt>
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
<b>NOTE:</b> If you are using a non-english based language with special chars like tildes (spanish, for example), you have to modify aspell.php
 
 
 
This file is located at /opt/zimbra/httpd/htdocs/aspell.php. Replace this block (line 82 or so)
 
  
<pre><nowiki>
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./configure
  $suggestions = implode(",", pspell_suggest($dictionary, $word));
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  make
  $misspelled .= "$word:$suggestions\n";
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  make install
</nowiki></pre>
 
  
with this one:
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* Verify the datadir and dictdir it must be '''/opt/zimbra/common/lib/aspell-0.60'''
<pre><nowiki>
 
$suggestions = implode(",", pspell_suggest($dictionary, $word));
 
$suggestions=iconv("iso-8859-1","UTF-8",$suggestions);
 
$misspelled .= "$word:$suggestions\n";
 
</nowiki></pre>
 
  
There is also a problem when splitting words. Replace (line 48 or so)
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You must reload the spell-service:
<pre><nowiki>
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sudo -u zimbra /opt/zimbra/bin/zmspellctl reload
$words = preg_split('/[^\w\'-]+/', $text);
 
</nowiki></pre>
 
  
with this one:
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<pre><nowiki>
 
$words = preg_split('/[^\w\'-áéíóúäëïöüàèùìòñçâêîôû]+/', $text);
 
</nowiki></pre>
 
  
This regexp line should be enough for most western Europe languages (Spanish, French, German, Portuguese and Italian). Other languages with other special chars (nordic languages??) should modify to include extra characters.
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[[Category:Spell]]
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[[Category:Customizing ZCS]]

Latest revision as of 13:05, 9 March 2017

Adding new dictionaries to aspell

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ZCS 8.7 comes with dictionaries preinstalled for many languages. ZCS versions 5.0 and earlier only have English installed. To see the list of installed languages, run

/opt/zimbra/common/bin/aspell dump dicts

If you do not see your language in the list, follow the instructions below.

How to add a new dictionary to aspell

  • Download the dictionary for the language you want from ftp.gnu.org/gnu/aspell/dict.
  • Extract it from the tar file in a temporary directory.
  • Set PATH to the binary directory of Zimbra:
PATH=/opt/zimbra/common/bin:$PATH
  • Configure and install the dictionary according to the README:
./configure
make
make install
  • Verify the datadir and dictdir it must be /opt/zimbra/common/lib/aspell-0.60

You must reload the spell-service:

sudo -u zimbra /opt/zimbra/bin/zmspellctl reload
Verified Against: Zimbra Collaboration Suite 8.7 Date Created: 3/9/2017
Article ID: https://wiki.zimbra.com/index.php?title=Adding_new_dictionaries_to_aspell Date Modified: 2017-03-09



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