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Re: Word list for thesaurus completion

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  • Szabolcs
    ... Thanks for the suggestion! Yes, the number of matches it a bit too high. It seems that Vim includes the suggestion from all lines where the word
    Message 1 of 9 , Oct 31, 2007
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      On Oct 31, 2:40 pm, James Kanze <james.ka...@...> wrote:
      > On Oct 30, 8:45 pm, Szabolcs <szhor...@...> wrote:
      >
      > > Is there anyone using Vim's thesaurus completion? If yes,
      > > what word list are you using? Unfortunately the link given in
      > > the Vim help (:help 'thesaurus') contains mostly 404 and 403
      > > links, and I was unable to find any other English word list
      > > with Google.
      >
      > The list a Moby (http://www.dcs.shef.ac.uk/research/ilash/Moby/)
      > should be usable, perhaps with a little pre-treatment. I
      > downloaded mthes.tar.Z, extracted it, then did "tr '\015'
      > '\012'" on it (to convert Mac style newlines to Unix ones), and
      > the resulting file seems to work, although the number of choices
      > is perhaps a little too large. (If I understand correctly, this
      > is literally Roget's Thesaurus, complete.)
      >
      > The site says that the files are now public domain, although
      > they still seem to have copyright notices in them. (The readme
      > also clearly speaks about some other state of the data, with
      > instructions to invoke a command "build" which isn't there.)
      >

      Thanks for the suggestion! Yes, the number of matches it a bit too
      high. It seems that Vim includes the suggestion from all lines where
      the word appears---even if the word happens to be just a substring of
      an expression.


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