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Custom Spelling Dictionaries

When you press the Add button during spell check, Infix records the word you are adding in a custom dictionary file on disc.

If you add a word by mistake you can edit the custom dictionary by hand using any standard text editor (such as Notepad).

If you already have a custom dictionary you want Infix to use you can add its contents to Infix's existing dictionary using a text editor.

Locating The Custom Dictionary

All of the personal word list files (*.pws) for each language are stored in the same folder. A *.pws file is only created if you have added words during a spellcheck.

On Windows XP, the default installation path would be:
C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\Application Data\Aspell\personal

On Windows Vista and Windows 7:

where <username> should be changed for your username.

Format of Custom Dictionary

The *.pws dictionary file is a simple list of words, each on a new line. An example is shown below:

personal_ws-1.1 es 7

The number at the end of the first line is the count of words in the list. The language code is prior to that - in this case 'es' for Spanish.

Changes to the custom dictionary will take effect the next time Infix is launched.