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Application Configuration Notes: GNU Aspell

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The GNU Aspell installer for Win32 supports a simple silent installation swtich "/silent".
 
In addition to the Aspell installer, you will need to install at least one language dictionary.  These are provided as ".exe" installers at http://www.aspell.net/win32.  Unfortunately, the installer wrappers do not support a silent mode.  However, the contained setup files so support silent installation.  Just extract files from the dictionary installer using WinRAR, 7-zip, or something similar, then copy all files in the "TmpInstall" subdirectory to your distribution point.  The contained .exe also also uses a simple "silent" switch.
 
Here is a two line batch to accomplish the install:
 

@echo off
REM Installs GNU ASpell Win32 silently
REM Requires standard GNU ASpell installer and extracted dictionary installer
REM (dictionary installer distributed from http://www.ASpell.net/win32 site does not support switches, but setup file contained within the archive does. Just download the disctionary, and extract using 7-zip, WinRAR, etc.)

Echo installing ASpell binaries:
Aspell-0-50-3-3-Setup.exe /silent
Echo installing English dictionaries:
setup-Aspell-en-0.50-2.exe /silent