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How to exclude code from spell-checking in LyX?

I'm writing a technical document in LyX (version 2.0.5.1 for Windows) and I'm using Hunspell for spell checking. Throughout the text, there are code snippets which I've formatted with the "Code" text ...
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Checking a huge mathematical document with aspell [duplicate]

(This question was originally posted on stackoverflow, but the audience there recommended to move this post here.) I want to check the spelling in a huge mathematical document written in LaTeX. This ...
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Spellcheck WITHOUT a Package [closed]

I was told that there was a way to use spellcheck in texmaker that did not require any extra packages or code; all I needed to do was change a setting. This method would basically underline each ...
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How to set spelling dictionary on the fly in Aquamacs [closed]

This is not specifically a TeX question, but I think it might be relevant here since all TeX users are also text editor users. I use the Emacs Aquamacs (v 3.0a) text editor. My locale on my Mac is ...
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run detex, aspell, style and diction on TeXstudio

I am very new to TeXstudio. So, I do some exercises with .tex files. Compile .tex files, Create .pdf files... I heard that LaTeX have some commands (detex, aspell, styel, diction..) Could anyone teach ...
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VIM default language for tex files [duplicate]

I don't really know if I'm right here, if so please say something. But, I currently work on my bachelor-thesis and want to enable spell check in my VIM. But currently I have to do this every time ...
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Installing dictionary for TeXnicCenter 2.0 [duplicate]

It seems that the way how to install dictionaries has changed. Doesn´t work to install .dic and .aff dictionaries. I´m using TeXnicCenter 2.0 with MiKTeX 2.9 and Windows 8.
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Editing Ignored Words in TeXworks Spell Checker

I turned on the spell-checker in TeXworks to check the typos in the English words of my LaTeX document. It flagged several innocuous words so I was pretty heavy handed with R-click/"Ignore word" and ...
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How can I get Aspell to check accented characters?

I've installed aspell with Homebrew and I've added the italian dictionary. Unfortunately aspell don't check words like "è", "necessità" because they are written in this way: "necessit\`a". How can I ...
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How do I add Greek as a language on my .tex file?

When I am writing Greek on Texmaker, the words are underlined as mistakes as seen below: The result is what I wanted: But is there any way to add Greek as a language in my .tex file, in order ...
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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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How to get TeXShop to ignore LaTeX commands when spell checking

TeXShop is showing a spelling error (red dashed underline) for almost every LaTeX command. There must be a way to disable this so I can only check the spelling of my content. Example screenshot:
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Installation of TeXnicCenter dictionary

I downloaded the Portuguese dictionary from OpenOffice repository. Following the instructions provided in the TeXnicCenter documentation, I moved the .aff and .dic files to the language folder of the ...
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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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LanguageTool and apostroph [closed]

Using LanguageTool (http://www.languagetool.org/) in TexStudio for my Latex project, I'm facing problem with "apostrophes" (I'm french, we use it a lot). The problem is that LanguageTool tells that ...
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How to set up spell-checking with vim?

I'm using vim to write my thesis. It's a multi-document project, with most tex files in subdirectories from the master-document. I've set up a couple of \newcommands to replace the use of \section*{} ...
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A list of spelling errors in multiple .tex files

I do have a large PDF document created based on 10 different .tex files. Im using Mac and I want to spell check these words such a way that I can get list of incorrect words (e.g., by using a shell ...
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Spelling in TeXstudio

I have troubles enabling spell check in TeXstudio under Windows. I know that my question is quite localized but I need help. TeXstudio is set UTF-8 encoding and I am writing in Bulgarian. I downloaded ...
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Texmaker: Check Spelling - Always Ignore

For the first time I have used the Edit > Check Spelling feature on Texmaker to extensively check a large document. During the process, I have clicked the Always ignore button for some words. Now, ...
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Skip spelling in Emacs for the content of a user macro

In Emacs, in order to skip spelling for the arguments of a user macro, one appends an entry to the ispell-tex-skip-alists variable. For example, to skip parsing the argument of \mycommad, one adds ...
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Spell checking considering latex umlauts in .tex files

To make it short. My problem is this: content of .tex file Priorit"at is a german noun and means priority. compare: \"a or {\"a} it results in Priorität is a german noun and means priority. My ...
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Ignoring arguments of label, ref etc. for spell checking in TeXnicCenter

It is well-known that the argument of certain commands (label, ref, cite are typical examples) almost never make any sense in LaTeX, and should be hence avoided when spell checking is performed. I ...
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Vim-Latex spell checking : ignore comment regions

I'm using the Vim-Latex environment for writing french documents. The problem is that when I comment a line containing a command, the spell checking tool highlights the command as a spelling mistake. ...
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better spellchecker for lyx

I am using LyX 2.0.5.1 and the spell checker here does not seem to have a well developed dictionary - a lot of words that are marked as wrong are actual words. Is there a way to install another ...
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Hebrew spellchecking does not work in LyX

Hi I've scoured the internet for a solution for my spellchecker problem but with no luck. The problem is that when I write misspelled Hebrew text nothing happens I did follow the guide at their ...
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Hyphenating words with archaic spellings

I often work with texts from the 17- to 1800s that (in addition to now obsolete words) contain familiar words in slightly different spelling. The language of these texts, and of the ones I'm writing, ...
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Editor with a TeX-aware spellchecker

Is there around a TeX editor with a spellchecker that recognizes and handles properly TeX commands? For instance, I'd like it to underline with a red wavy line if I write "ntheorem" in my text, but ...
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Spellchecking in TexStudio

I just switched from TexMaker to TexStudio - one of the main reasons is the improved spellchecker that lets you add words your ignore list directly (instead of manually modifying the .dic file, as you ...
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Spell checking in Shell

I know I can use TeXShop or any other word processing program to spell check my document, but I was wondering, if there are any spell checking scripts, which run in a shell/Terminal. I saw that there ...
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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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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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Formal Writing Style Correction on Latex [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to perform advanced spell checking of latex documents? Microsoft Word has a nifty property of style correction, where it can find phrasal verbs, passive voice and ...
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aspell - special characters and math mode

1) How can I make aspell cope with words containing special characters like F\"orster or \AA ngstrom? I can't simply add these to the dictionary. 2) How can I make aspell skip math mode? For example, ...
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Make spellchecker ignore contents of certain commands in TexMaker

Some commands in LaTeX almost never contain meaningful words. Some prime examples are: \label \ref \includegraphics \input \cite In TexMaker, however, all words are included in the spellcheck, ...
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flyspell, emacs and aspell seem to diverge

I'm using the following configuration for aspell in my .emacs file (setq ispell-program-name "/opt/local/bin/aspell") (setq ispell-list-command "list") (setq ispell-extra-args ...
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Which PDF/DVI viewers have spelling error or homonym detectors?

Sometimes it is easy to miss a spelling error in TeX. Which PDF/DVI editors let you a second check? Many allow you to spell check the input field in a form. I want the main document to be checked. ...
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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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Comparison of TeXworks editor with others with respect to spell checking

I use TeXworks editor on Windows where the default setting appears to be a) Errors are underlined in red (but TeX code is not recognized and so it is underlined too; and ``comments'' are in red too) ...
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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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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 to add LaTeX style quotation marks to the Hunspell spell checker?

Quotation marks in LaTeX have to be added with `` and '', but this results in the word being marked as misspelled in Texmaker, which uses Hunspell files (.dic and .aff). I tried adding `` and '' to ...
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How to disable spell checking or equivalent features in TeXmaker/TeXstudio?

The spell checker is really good when I type English words. However I am a Chinese user and it always annoys me when I type Chinese words since they are treated as misspelled. So how can I disable ...
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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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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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Spellchecker does not recognize amsmath commands such as \cdot, \binom

Why are basic amsmath commands like \binom and \cdot treated as if they are misspelled in the TeX editor? I have included the amsmath package, and the code works fine. I'm curious as to why those red ...
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How can I make AUCTeX spell check in the language specified by babel and csquotes macros?

It is possible to make AUCTeX load the spelling dictionary of the language which babel is loaded with. One further convenience would be for it to appropriately react to changes of language within a ...
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How can I make AUCTeX use the spelling dictionary in the same language as polyglossia is loaded with?

Is it possible to setup AUCTeX so that it loads the spelling dictionary in the same language as the language used by polyglossia? For example, is it possible to load the Danish ispell dictionary when ...
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How can I make AUCTeX use the spelling dictionary in the same language as babel is loaded with?

Is it possible to setup AUCTeX so that it loads the spelling dictionary in the same language as the language used by babel? For example, is it possible to load the Danish ispell dictionary when a ...
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aspell - how to ignore references inside \citep{} and \citet{} references

I'm using aspell --version International Ispell Version 3.1.20 (but really Aspell 0.60.6) to verify my tex files with the command: aspell -d pt_PT --dont-tex-check-comments -c file0.tex The ...
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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 ...