Hunspell Latin Dictionary and Selling. Ligatures and Kerning Do Not Work.

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Aug 12, 2022 Aug 12, 2022

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Does anyone here have experience with installing Hunspell Latin dictionary and spelling for CS6 or CC (Win/MAC)
In my case, ligatures and kerning do not work. Is it possible to correct this?

How to correct the data in info.plist to make the dictionary "classical" and "universal" visible separately?

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One problem is that CS6 is very old, to the point of being obsolete except on old OS/systems, and many features have stopped working (reliably, at least). I'm not sure if that has any bearing on a add-in dictionary, but it may be too 'new' and looking for app hooks that don't exist, etc.

 

You're not quite clear on how ligatures and kerning "don't work" but if the dictionary can't see ligatures etc., that may be an age mismatch; if the spelling fixes change kerning etc. — well, it may be the sam

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One problem is that CS6 is very old, to the point of being obsolete except on old OS/systems, and many features have stopped working (reliably, at least). I'm not sure if that has any bearing on a add-in dictionary, but it may be too 'new' and looking for app hooks that don't exist, etc.

 

You're not quite clear on how ligatures and kerning "don't work" but if the dictionary can't see ligatures etc., that may be an age mismatch; if the spelling fixes change kerning etc. — well, it may be the same thing.

 

Then again, a Latin dictionary may not be set up with the layers of sophistication applied to most modern language tools. It may not have ligature and kerning information included, or not "understand" it.

 

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