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french dictionary

I have been using this for a french dictionary: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,twocolumn]{article} \usepackage[french]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{datatool}% ...
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How I can use the dictionary in English and Spanish in Texmaker?

I would like simultaneously use dictionaries in English and Spanish of Texmaker as there are many words and names that the Spanish dictionary does not recognize (eg Laplace, Or I like to get a ...
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Is there a good maths specific dictionary for LaTeX?

I just wanted to know if there is a good dictionary I can download for the custom LaTeX dictionaries. I know that I can edit the existing ones easily and use, for example, ones from OpenOffice to ...
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Complicated trilingual dictionary, help formatting to look more professional?

This dictionary is for Taiwanese, English, and Chinese. First off: Here's an example PDF of the first few entries: http://goo.gl/aNfGnN And here's the full .tex in its current state: ...
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TeXstudio: “No dictionary Available”, although it is!

I have the same issue as this person: Dictionary for TeXstudio: “No dictionary Available” with the exception, that I have the dictionaries. I also downloaded some, only to check if mine don't work. ...
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Texshop: Changes language when I switch between windows

I'm dealing with a rather annoying issue when using Texshop. When I chose a dictionary, other than the U.S.dictionary, then Texshop reverts back to the U.S. dictionary when I switch between programs ...
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Spelling check for Texmaker

I have trouble spell checking my document in Texmaker. When I press spellcheck, I get the error No dictionary Available. I really read every thing to fix this problem but it is not clear for me ...
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Where does TeXworks store list of words to be ignored by the spell checker

Where does TeXworks store words selected to be ignored by the spell checker? I am using TeXworks 0.4.5 r1280 (MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit) on Win7 Enterprise 64-bit, with the Hunspell dictionary en_AU ...
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How to put directly figures and tables into the description key of the glossaries package?

I'm preparing a document class using the glossaries package to typeset dictionaries. Since many of my entries need figures, tables, and maybe, say, some C++ code, I'd like to know is there a way to ...
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using Mac OS X dictionaries in TexStudio

Is there a way to include Mac OS X built-in dictionary/thesaurus in TeXStudio?
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TexStudio: Use dictionary for completion

Is it somehow possible to extend TexStudio to use dictionary words in autocompletion? For example, when I type "som", I want the autocompletion list to show me all words from the dictionary starting ...
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What is the meaning of the codes used in the TexMaker dictionaries? [closed]

TexMaker (or its forked equivalent: TexStudio) has a dictionary option that provides spelling feature in the editor. However, as mentioned in question Add word to TexMaker dictionary?, there is no ...
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Need help installing a Portuguese dictionary in TexMaker [duplicate]

I've all ready tried to install this file pt_BR.dic in the TeXmaker, but when I went to pull the file through the TeXmaker configuration, it simply doesn't worked. I use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Is there any ...
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'Find' spelling mistakes in TeXworks

I'm reasonably happy with the dictionary functionality in TeXworks but I am struggling to see how I can 'find' all the spelling mistakes in my (painfully long) tex file. I was hoping for a Wordesque ...
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Is there an environment / document class for dictionaries?

Background of this question I've got the idea of creating a math dictionary with LaTeX for quite a while now. My native language is German and I write a lot of blog articles about algorithms and a ...
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How to install a dictionary (danish) in Texmaker

I began my physics studies last summer. All our written assignment is in LaTeX and that's ok - and I use Texmaker. I think Texmanker is a good program and I have just one problem with it. I can't ...
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TeXStudio: Add new word to dictionary via button

I installed a new Dutch dictionary from the Open Office website in my 'dictionaries' file. Spelling checks work perfectly in TeXStudio, but now, I'd like to add new words to the dictionary during the ...
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How to Change TeXShop dictionary to American English?

How can I change the TeXShop dictionary to American English?! It is set to British English! It might be the whole mac's dictionary that is being used, I am not sure. In that case, how can I change it ...
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How to properly display translated strings defined in a dictionary in both section titles and bookmarks?

From section titles and bookmarks point of view, translated strings from translator package behave differently, depending if they are defined directly within the .tex file or in a dictionary: in the ...
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How to install dictionaries in Excalibur?

When installing MacTeX it comes with a LaTeX spell checker, Excalibur. The homepage has links to download dictionaries in different languages: I'm interested in the Spanish one. My problem is that ...
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Is there a better (British) English dictionary available for TexStudio?

I am using the default en_GB dictionary that comes with TexStudio. It seems to be identical to the one distributed with OpenOffice here (at least from the filesize). However it seems to miss a lot of ...
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patgen: tex file generation from dictionary [closed]

I am managing a project where we will need to run patgen on a new niche language (a mixture of English and vernacular). I am just wondering if anyone has any advice on generating the patterns. For ...
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Texmaker cannot load dictionary

In texmaker, though I have configured the dictionary, i cannot still check the spelling, any idea??
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British LaTeX files with Emacs and Hunspell [closed]

I am using Hunspell with Emacs. In my init.el I set the dictionary list as follow: (setq ispell-local-dictionary-alist '( (nil "[A-Za-z]" "[^A-Za-z]" "" nil ("-d" "en_US") nil ...
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Dictionary for TeXstudio: “No dictionary Available”

I have trouble spell checking my document in TeXstudio. When I press spellcheck, I get the error No dictionary Available. Am I supposed to install a dictionary separately? How? Any suggestion?
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How to sort the entries of a dictionary alphabetically?

This is a follow-up question to: How to automate a dictionary (sorting, headers)? I was wondering if there is a way to sort the entries alphabetically in the following code. I guess myself that ...
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Add word to TexMaker dictionary?

How can I add a word to the dictionary of TexMaker? I cannot see any options for this in the software.
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Typesetting a dictionary containing pictures

I am seeking advice (any ideas) how to typeset a bilingual dictionary that will contain many pictures. The picture below shows the dictionary. Problems: The lines in columns differ. The spaces ...
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How to set a letter to the margin of the page and position it vertically according to alphabetical order?

I would like to place a letter (that indicates which letter in the dictionary is shown) on the outer side of the book, set it for example in a darker box and position that letter vertically. Users of ...
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Integrating external dictionaries with Texmaker

I'm a relatively new LaTeX user and I want to know: Is there a way to link an external dictionary to LaTeX and what dictionaries are recommended?
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How can I install scientific dictionaries to use with TeXworks? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: TeXworks: How to add a word to the spell checker dictionary? I frequently use terminology common in biology and chemistry, but not found in the hunspell dictionary. I ...
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How to configure the dictionary-path for TeXworks @ TeX Live portable?

I want to use spell-checking with TeXworks under TeXlive (portable) under Windows XP. Is it possible to use the dictionaries of Mozilla, e.g. en-GB.aff and en-GB.dic? Where do I place the ...
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How to automate a dictionary (sorting, headers)?

Here is a piece of solution to automate a dictionary using the links given in the first following comments. There are two problems to solve : When one definition starts on one page and finishes ...
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How can I install Kile 2.1.0 spellcheck libraries other than English?

I need a french dictionary. At least, it would be nice to have any information on the location where kile stores its spell-checking dictionaries.
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Indexing an interval of words on top of every page

Friends, I'm curious on how to do the following in LaTeX: Dictionaries have two words on the top of each page, meaning the interval of words to be found on that specific page, e.g., In the figure, ...
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Package and/or macro for producing a bi-lingual dictionary/glossary?

A use case is simple, say you write a computer science text book for pirates. Then, each time you mention a term, you may need to mention its English equivalent. So, instead of writing, Ye first ...
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Dictionary with marginal references

I follow a mathematica course with a lot of definitions. I want to make a list of those definitions. However sometimes terms refer to each other. To make the list more usable to read it would be nice ...
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TeXworks: How to add a word to the spell checker dictionary?

I use TeXworks to write my documents. The spell checker tool works nice, but I'd like to add some words to the dictionary, but I can't find a function for that. So how can I do that?
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How to add another dictionary in LaTeX/TeXnicCenter?

In the options menu in TexnicCenter you can go to the tab Spelling. There is the option to download a dictionary. I did that, but I still cannot choose this dictionary as default language. How can I ...
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Creating a standalone glossary

As a followup to this question, I would like to ask how can I use the glossaries package just for the creation of a glossary. I do not want it to be part of a document rather a standalone document ...
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building a dictionary

sometimes when I am not sure about a term, I would like to write it somewhere with the subsequent definition to be able to re-read it from time to time and then remember it forever. I think I am going ...