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Selecting alternate master dictionary with pspell functions

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Is it possible to select an alternate master dictionary when using the
pspell interface? There is a way to select a personal dictionary
(pspell_config_personal()), but that is used IN ADDITION to the default
master dictionary, which is not what I want.

I have a different English dictionary I wish to use, and I do not want
to use the default dictionary at all. However, I do not wish to mess
with the existing installation of aspell on the machine by removing the
dictionaries in place.

From the command line I can just do:

aspell --master mydict.rws

but there seems to be no way to simulate the "--master" argument using
the PHP interface. Likewise there seems to be no way to provide the
"--size" argument.

On a related note, are there any examples anywhere of how the 'jargon'
parameter might actually be used? In every example I can find it is
blank, and all references to it in documentation are elliptical at best.

I know I can do all this by piping to the aspell binary but with the
volume of text I'm looking at that's going to be really really slow.

Thanks for any help.

miguel
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Mar 16 '06 #1
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