install enchant dictionaries

I had a bit of a hard time getting enchant installed with dictionaries on Mac OS X. Here’s how to do it:


sudo port install enchant # you'll need MacPorts 1.8.* for this

Then download the dictionaries from the OpenOffice wiki.

Next, place the files in ~/.enchant like so:

$ tree .enchant/
.enchant/
`-- myspell
    |-- en_US.aff
    `-- en_US.dic

UPDATE
You can also set the path to where you want to keep the dictionaries when you compile enchant by passing the --with-myspell-dir option to configure (or aspell, hspell etc).

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