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Free Office

SoftMaker Free Office is available through the MX Package Installer. Here are some help items that users and Devs have worked out.

Tips and tricks

  • Dictionary. The method for adding a dictionary is explained on the website and can be summarized like this (t/h to user fehlix) using for the example the English-Great Britain dictionary:
    • Download (I show this here from command line using the copied link from the download site
wget  https://www.softmaker.net/down/hunspell/softmaker-hunspell-english-greatbritain.sox
    • Now open Free Office and follow these steps:
      > FileĀ 
      > Options
      > Hunspell dictionaries…
      > Add Hunspell dictionary
      > Navigate to the downloaded “sox” fileĀ 
      > Select the Dictionary-package (“.sox”): softmaker-hunspell-english-greatbritain.sox
      > Enable background spellchecking and select the default language

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