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bug#2554: 23.0.90; How to set default ispell dictionary isn't documente


From: Agustin Martin
Subject: bug#2554: 23.0.90; How to set default ispell dictionary isn't documented?
Date: Wed, 4 Mar 2009 12:39:34 +0100

2009/3/4 Richard M Stallman <address@hidden>:
>    > The manual (info "(emacs)Spelling") doesn't explain how to set default
>    > ispell dictionary ('ispell-dictionary'?) for all buffers / for every
>    > Emacs session.
>
>    I believe the intention is that you should set the default dictionary
>    outside of Emacs.  Not sure how to do that, tho.
>
> Since many of us use ispell only from Emacs, I think it would be easier
> to have a way in Emacs to specify this.

Setting `ispell-local-dictionary' from the ~/.emacs file should do the job

I have something like

(setq ispell-local-dictionary "castellano8")

Same for desired `ispell-program-name'.

Both `ispell-local-dictionary'  and `ispell-program-name' are already
customizable.

-- 
Agustin






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