There is no error if the file does not exists. So if you are debugging, check wheter the file really exists.
(PHP 4 >= 4.0.2, PHP 5)
pspell_config_personal — Set a file that contains personal wordlist
Set a file that contains personal wordlist. The personal wordlist will be loaded and used in addition to the standard one after you call pspell_new_config(). The file is also the file where pspell_save_wordlist() will save personal wordlist to.
pspell_config_personal() should be used on a config before calling pspell_new_config().
The personal wordlist. If the file does not exist, it will be created. The file should be writable by whoever PHP runs as (e.g. nobody).
Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.
Example #1 pspell_config_personal()
$pspell_config = pspell_config_create("en");
$pspell_link = pspell_new_config($pspell_config);
This function will not work unless you have pspell .11.2 and aspell .32.5 or later.