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==Path to aspell==
 
==Path to aspell==
  
To use spell-checking within the [[HTML editor]], you MUST have aspell 0.50 or later installed on your server, and you must specify the correct path to access the aspell binary. On Unix/Linux systems, this path is usually ''/usr/bin/aspell'', but it might be something else. On a Windows system it might look like ''c:\program\aspell\bin\aspell'' where the last aspell is the ''aspell.exe'' file. Some people have reported problems with a path like ''c:\program files\aspell'', probably caused by the space before ''files''. It can be best to install aspell in c:\aspell.
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To use spell-checking within the [[HTML editor]], you MUST have aspell 0.50 or later installed on your server, and you must specify the correct path to access the aspell binary. On Unix/Linux systems use the which program to determine the path:
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[root@moodle ~]# which aspell
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/usr/bin/aspell
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In this example the path to enter is ''/usr/bin/aspell''.  
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On a Windows system, use the search facility in Explorer to find the aspell.exe file. The path should look like:
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c:\program files\aspell\bin\aspell
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where the last aspell is the ''aspell.exe'' file. Some people have reported problems with a path like ''c:\program files\aspell'', probably caused by the space before ''files''. It can be best to install aspell in c:\aspell or use the 8.3 notation if you are installing in ''c:\program files'' so that the path looks like
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c:\progra~1\aspell\bin\aspell
  
 
*[[Configuring aspell on Mac OS X]]
 
*[[Configuring aspell on Mac OS X]]

Revision as of 21:14, 22 August 2007

Location: Administration > Server > System Paths

Path to aspell

To use spell-checking within the HTML editor, you MUST have aspell 0.50 or later installed on your server, and you must specify the correct path to access the aspell binary. On Unix/Linux systems use the which program to determine the path:

[root@moodle ~]# which aspell
/usr/bin/aspell

In this example the path to enter is /usr/bin/aspell.

On a Windows system, use the search facility in Explorer to find the aspell.exe file. The path should look like:

c:\program files\aspell\bin\aspell

where the last aspell is the aspell.exe file. Some people have reported problems with a path like c:\program files\aspell, probably caused by the space before files. It can be best to install aspell in c:\aspell or use the 8.3 notation if you are installing in c:\program files so that the path looks like

c:\progra~1\aspell\bin\aspell

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