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Grammar checker at Lyx on Windows 7

I know that there are some tools which can check for grammar mistakes if you run lyx under linux, so I wonder if there is any similar tool compatible with windows
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How do you code Mr./Dr./Mrs. in LaTeX? [duplicate]

Bit of a newbie question. I have read somewhere (can't seem to find it now) that if you wish to write Mr. John Doe or Dr. Jane Doe that LaTeX with treat the . as a full stop and add an extra space. ...
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Algorithmic noun plural

I'm looking for an (implementation of) a command (here \plural) that computes the plural of a noun. The algorithm should work as follows: for most cases, simply add s at the end (example: bag -> ...
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Remove all math for spelling and grammar checking

I'm compiling a LaTeX file to pdf and then I use a pdf to text converter to convert the file to plain text. I then use LanguageTool to do grammar checking on that plain text file. The LaTeX source has ...
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This is about hyphenating compound words [closed]

Sorting out the correct way to hyphenate something can be a challenge sometimes, can’t it? What is the correct way to hyphenate this section heading in a manual that I am working on? "Fuel product ...
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Using another program for grammar and spell checking latex documents

Admittedly, I am spoiled by having my nice red and green squiggles in word, and I write my LaTeX documents in an editor that supports some of these features (TeXStudio if it matters). However, I have ...
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How to use glossaries for different grammatical acronym forms?

I'm writing a paper in German and am struggling with how to make glossaries work for me. In German, there are 4 different cases, and depending on which combination a gender, case, singular/plural and ...
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What packages would I use, (or are there examples) of typesetting system networks in LaTeX?

I'm looking to be able to typeset charts like the one below for a paper, and I'm wondering whether there are any examples of it anyone's come across; a quick search didn't turn anything usable up.
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(semi)-Automatic pluralization around a citation

In my document, I will write something like this (using natbib, but that shouldn't matter too much): \citet{reference} show that ..... which would render as Jones et al (1990) show that.... ...
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Installing Language Tool in TexStudio

I am attempting to install language tool on my texstudio distribution in order to check my grammar. Currently, I am following this guide to install Language tool. ...
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Are the TeX semantics and grammar defined somewhere in some official documents?

I'm a programmer, I would like to take a look at a more technical and specific definition of what is referred to as LaTeX or TeX. My interest in on syntax, semantics, and the grammar of this language ...
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How to change font-size for a grammar declaration

I have a grammar declaration like this: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage{syntax} \begin{document} ... \begin{figure}[h!] \begin{grammar} <A> ::= `<--' ...
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Two columns for grammar environment

My grammar is long and thin. I'd like to space it out horizontally, as two columns. \newenvironment{BNF} {\captionsetup{type=lstlisting}} {} \begin{BNF} \caption{My Grammar} ...
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Automatic line break for writing context-free grammars?

I am currently writing context-free grammars in Latex, I have one production in each line, e.g. S -> a | B B -> C C -> D | d Currently I am using the math mode for this and a manual line ...
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Space between a|b in math mode? [duplicate]

For a context free grammar I need to write: A -> a | b My code for this is $ A \rightarrow a | b $ however this gives me something like A -> a|b // wanted: a | b, note the space before ...
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Treat grammar as listing

I have a grammar in my document using the package syntax like described in the answer to How to type a Backus-Naur form in LaTeX. Now I want it to be treated like the listings I have in my document. ...
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Is it correct to use a comma in this equation?

Consider: Then, the sequence $k_i$ given by (3.38) is increasing and converges to \begin{equation}\label{eq:weired_equation} k^\xi = k_1\times k_2 \times c \times d, \end{equation} where $c$ and $d$ ...
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Texshop grammatic correction [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Grammar-checking tool for use with LaTeX? As a non-native English speaker, I would like to know if there is a grammar correction software available for TeXShop (Mac OS). ...
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Templates for Books on Grammar, Phonetics for Language Learning

I want to make a book about the grammar of a indigenous language and use it for language learning, so far I got some templates but it seems they are for plays and math. I would appreciate information ...
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Tex2Word plugin for Microsoft Word

Is there any TeX to Word plugin to be added for free in Microsoft Word? The main reason behind this is that I want to use the easy to use grammar checker of Microsoft Word after writing my article in ...
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Which package can be used to write BNF grammars?

I googled and found two packages: mdwtools bnf Unfortunately, both of them have extremely poor documentation. There are only one to two examples for each one, which makes it hard to follow. ...
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Is there a LaTeX package to format computer language grammars?

I need to display BNF grammars, but couldn't find any LaTeX package that does this.
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lineno and syntax package incompatibilities

I'm using the syntax package from the mdwtools version 1996/05/17 1.07. I successfully set the properties to show a grammar definition properly but then when I try to combine it with the lineno ...
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For formal articles, should a displayed equation be followed by a punctuation to conform to the language grammar ?

For formal articles, should a displayed equation be followed by a punctuation to conform to the language grammar ? For example: The most well-known physics formula is \[E=mc^2.\] %should I put ...
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Grammar-checking tool for use with LaTeX?

I am looking for a grammar-checking tool, i.e., something that checks for mistakes such as "two dog" or "a books". It has to work on Linux (Ubuntu). Also, since that I use macros to generate some of ...
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Is there a BNF grammar of the TeX language?

I'm looking for a BNF grammar of the TeX language, does it exist?
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How to perform advanced spell checking of latex documents?

I'm looking for a way to integrate something like After the Deadline or a similarly sophisticated spell checking tool into writing LaTeX documents. I don't mind it hitting the network each time. I ...