oStorybook utilise the JOrtho tool for spell-checking. The avalaible dictionaries are:
Yous can downlaod compatible dictionaries from other prjects, as FreePlane. The files have the "ortho" extension. If yu don't find the dictionary you nedd, ask i on the forum. Actualy we have 54 other dictionaries which would be send on demand.
To intsall a dictionary, go to the menu "Edit", sub-menu "SpellChecker". You can also modify your personal dictionary from there.
The dictionaries files are a list of words. Every word is saved in a separate line. The word list is saved in UTF8 encoding. The resulting file is compressed.
The dictionaries are based on list of words file. This is a step by step description how you can generate a new dictionary version.
java -Xmx256M -jar BuildDictionary.jar
The resulting file has a name like dictionary_en.ortho, the red part changes depending on the language selected in step 5. Copy this file to the sub-directory dicts in your oStorybook installation (typicaly in your personal ".oStorybook5" directory).
JOrtho (Java Orthography) is an Open Source spell-checker. Its dictionaries are based on the free Wiktionary project and can therefore be updated for virtually any language or any other list of words in a UTF-8 text file.
JOrtho is published under the GNU General Public License (GPL) for inclusion in programs published under a compatible open-source license. oStorybook and BuildDictonary are also GPLed.