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How to install OpenOffice.org 2.4.1 stable with english (US) user interface and
croatian spell checker and hyphenation into
MS Windows XP

Download and save file:
ftp://ftp5.gwdg.de/pub/openoffice/stable/2.4.1/OOo_2.4.1_Win32Intel_install_wJRE_en-US.exe

run it and finish installation of OpenOffice.org 2.4.1.

Download and save the following archive file:
http://ftp.services.openoffice.org/pub/OpenOffice.org/contrib/dictionaries/hr_HR-pack.zip

Exit OpenOffice.org 2.4.1 and OpenOffice.org 2.4 Quickstarter

Unzip archive and copy the following files:
hr_HR.aff
hr_HR.dic
README_hr_HR.txt
hyph_hr.dic

into directory:
C:\Program Files\OpenOffice.org 2.4\share\dict\ooo\

Open file
C:\Program Files\OpenOffice.org 2.4\share\dict\ooo\dictionary.lst

Add the following lines to the end of file:
DICT hr HR hr_HR
HYPH hr HR hyph_hr

Save and exit text editor.

Run OpenOffice.org Writer and use a menu:
Tools > Language > For all Text > Croatian

Or
Tools > Options > Language Settings > Language >
Default languages for documents > Western > Croatian

Click OK


Aug, 31st 2008 by Vladimir Zugcic