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I write frequently scientific reports such as technical reports, research papers, book chapters etc. I use LaTeX for writing these reports.

My question is "Is there any tool with latex support, which can check my scientific writing for common style errors?"

Please assume that I am comfortable with Windows/unix OS.

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Are you looking for a debugging tool? –  azetina Oct 7 '12 at 14:14
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Welcome to TeX.SE. Please be a bit more specific about what you mean by "style errors"? Do you have grammar, syntax, and orthography in mind, or are you referring to matters of LaTeX vs Plain TeX style, say? –  Mico Oct 7 '12 at 14:15
    
Many Many thanks Mico. As you said, I have grammar, syntax, and orthography in my mind for "style errors". –  Pankesh Patel Oct 7 '12 at 14:17
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a bit of googling gives some suggestions: tex.stackexchange.com/questions/6333/… , wiki.lyx.org/Tools/LyX-GrammarChecker , people.engr.ncsu.edu/txie/publications/writingtools.html , and tex.stackexchange.com/questions/15/… which shows up in the "related documents" list –  Ben Bolker Oct 7 '12 at 14:26
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There are GNU style and diction: gnu.org/software/diction/diction.html "Diction and style are two old standard Unix commands. Diction identifies wordy and commonly misused phrases. Style analyses surface characteristics of a document, including sentence length and other readability measures." You would have to use something like deTeX to make them TeX-aware though. –  Christian Oct 7 '12 at 14:35

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For Grammar check. For syntax, use syntonly package available at ctan For Spell check.

For scientific documents, its always better to do proofreading yourself or with someone who is aware of the domain. None of the software can match it.

PS: Check ctan and this site for other type of latex tools/packages.

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