{proofreading} concerns tools and methods for locating and correcting (La)TeX documents

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MathJax and Latex Syntax Checker - Copy and Paste Code

Please pardon me if this is be a duplicate which I would be fain to delete. Please feel free to edit this post and tags. I'm seeking a syntax checker (preferably free) for Latex and MathJax and etc, ...
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Detect space before a footnote

I'm in the middle of proofreading TeX source for a book, and have found a couple of places where a stray space has slipped through before a footnote mark. Is there any automated way of scanning TeX ...
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Will cruft from a previous compile ever change the final look of my document

Ok, this has been bugging me for a while; Will cruft left over from a previous run of LaTeX ever change how my document looks? Would the following procedures ever give me different results: I ...
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tool for checking my scientific writing for common style errors [closed]

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 ...
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Is there a program similar to detex for windows

Detex strips a TeX file from its TeX commands to turn it into a plain *.txt file. Is there a detex program for Windows. I am looking for ways to use spell/grammar editing tools in Word or other ...
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Is there a spell check package for LaTeX?

I normally use my gedit spell check extension for the task, but wouldn't it be much better if you could fix any typos or otherwise during compilation time, in a sort of interactive mode?
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Spelling mistake detector for LaTeX/PDF [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Spell checking LaTeX documents I have a LaTeX file which I use to generate a PDF. Is there any tool which I can use to detect spelling mistakes, either directly in the ...
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Kile: How to spell check all files in a project? (recursive spell-checker?)

When I write a paper using Kile, I typically create a project for the paper, have each section of the paper in a separate file in the project, and use the \include command to order them in the ...
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Check all hyphenations within a document

I have a book project written in LaTeX, and I have found that quite a number of the hyphenations that TeX produced are wrong. It would be quite painful to scan the document for all hyphenation points, ...
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Is there a package for warning about unbalanced delimiters?

I'm copy-editing a rather lengthy set theory book. One thing I'd like to check systematically is whether all left-right unambiguous delimiters (parentheses brackets curly, square and angle) are ...
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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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Workflow for reviewing PDFs generated from TeX?

I am currently letting friends and family spellcheck my thesis written with LaTeX. Since my markup is macro-heavy and not all of them have ever used another editor but MS Word, I cannot let them work ...
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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 ...
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Spell checking LaTeX documents

What's the best strategy for spell checking LaTeX documents?