Sometimes my LocalWords can get very long. In Org documents, it's awkward to have this 'appendix' of dictionary junk. I'd like to move this to a separate file (.dir-locals.el if possible).

  • This has been on my todo-list for a couple of years -- I'm looking forward to trying out your solution.
    – lawlist
    Mar 12, 2017 at 6:31
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    @lawlist you may then be interested in these functions :-) Mar 12, 2017 at 16:32

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You can use ispell-buffer-session-localwords for this purpose. In your .dir-locals.el, configure the variable for org-mode as follows:

   "my" "special" "words" "here")))

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