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Edit User Dictionary

Find out how to access and use the Edit User Dictionary window in Connexion client.

Purpose of the Edit User Dictionary window

  • Add, delete, or edit words you want the spell checker to skip.

Access the Edit User Dictionary window

  1. Navigate to Tools > Options > Spelling.
  2. Click Edit User Dictionary on the Spelling tab.
  3. Edit or delete default terms to skip, or click Import to import terms to skip.
  4. Click OK.

 Note: The user dictionary file is user.dic. It is stored in:
X:\Documents and Settings\[user name]\Application Data\OCLC\Connex\Profiles\MyProfile\ (X = the letter of your hard drive)

See more about how to customize the spell checker.

Edit User Dictionary window: Features and buttons

Feature How to use
Text box list of dictionary contents View a list of items the spell checker skips (accepts as accurate) when you check spelling.

Add, delete, or edit entries in the spell checker dictionary.

To add an entry: Position the cursor at the end of an entry and Press <Enter> to start a new line. Then type the entry. Each item should be on a separate line.

To delete an entry: Select the entry and click Delete.

Edit an entry just as you would any text.
 Note: You need not alphabetize the entries. The list is alphabetized when you close the window.

Default: The client supplies the following entries in the user spell checker dictionary when you install:
1910s
1920s
1930s
1940s
1950s
1960s
1970s
1980s
1990s
10th
11th
12th
13th
14th
15th
16th
17th
18th
19th
1st
20th
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
9th
AACR
AACR2
b
c
f
g
h
j
k
l
m
n
o
oclc
p
q
r
s
t
u
videorecording
w
y
z
 

 

Button name Click the button to...
Import  Note: This button remains active but is no longer needed.

It was implemented early in the development of the Connexion client. Catalogers migrating from the now obsolete Passport or CatME programs to the Connexion client could import any legacy customized dictionary files.
OK Apply the changes you entered and close the window. You return to the Spelling tab (or press <Enter>).
Cancel Cancel any changes you made and close the window. You return to the Spelling tab.

 

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