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Lyx on Ubuntu 14.04: Spell checker has no dictionaries

Situation: I'm trying to spell check for German in Lyx on Ubuntu 14.04. Currently I'm having Enchant selected under Preferences, but I'm open to any alternative to gain "in document" spell checking ...
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Configuring Vim to only check spelling in text regions

Is there a way to configure Vim so that it only checks spelling in the text regions of TeX files?
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How to turn on flyspell mode with AUCTeX?

I'm using flyspell mode, but unfortunatly I have to M-x flyspell-mode in each AUCTeX buffer. Somehow (add-hook 'LaTeX-mode-hook 'flyspell-mode) doesn't work for me. What is the correct flyspell-hook ...
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TexStudio: Enable spellchecking in user-defined commands

I am trying to find a way to enable spell-check in cases such as: \remark[I don't understend this]{$2+5=7$} I found something that might look as an answer but it sadly does not work ... In ...
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Spellcheck in LEd editor

I'm writing a paper and have some problems with the LEd editor. I need to do a spellcheck (english) and the editor seems to have one built-in. When I click on spellcheck (or press ctrl+f7) it says ...
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How to get Vim Latex-suite projects (with .latexmain-files) to configure spelling in subfiles correctly

I use Latex in larger projects and I use the following file structure: project/ mainfile.tex mainfile.tex.latexmain tex/ subfile1.tex subfile2.tex ... The command ...
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German spell and grammar checker

I am a mac user and am writing my master thesis in texstudio. I finished the thesis and only thing what is not working yet is the grammar and spell check (german). I read some articles, but couldn't ...
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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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Flyspell in Aquamacs 2.2 finds non-words like “programmi”, “programmin”

The spelling in my Aquamacs seems to have a very weird dictionary, accepting words that are clearly wrong, like "programmi" and "programming". It does reject other words, like "programm", so it is ...
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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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Trigger spell control to popup while writing LaTeX in Sublime Text

I recently started to use Sublime Text 3 as primary IDE for LaTeX projects. I am looking for a method to trigger spell control to popup while writing regular text in LaTeX. Preferably this trigger ...
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Spell-checking and Kile

I have been using texmaker for a long time and I decided to give Kile a try. When I miss-spell a word in Texmaker the spell-checker marks it red and right-clicking on the word shows me possible ...
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TeXnicCenter Finnish Spelling, how to use a new language/spelling [duplicate]

I am using TeXnicCenter for writing LaTeX documents. Unfortunately, when I am writing in Finnish as I usually do, there is no spell checker in Finnish in TeXnicCenter. All the lines are underlined in ...
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Tell speck-mode to not highlight commands?

As flyspell-mode is slow, I use speck-mode. With LaTeX files, this mode also spell checks commands. For example, not being an English word, documentclass is highlighted: Can I tell speck-mode to ...
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Spell checking LaTeX documents

What's the best strategy for spell checking LaTeX documents?
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How to add plaintext wordlist as a TexStudio dictionary?

I found a great wordlist of scientific terms for spellchecking. How can I add this to TexStudio? I have tried following the instructions on the site by renaming the txt file to dic and putting it ...
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Ispell in Emacs without a middle mouse button

Ispell/Flyspell in Emacs uses the mouse middle button to activate the context menu for a misspelled word. The problem is that my laptop doesn't have a middle button. So is there any way to tell Ispell ...
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Spell check package for writeLaTeX.com

I use writeLaTeX to create my Tex documents. It's great, it has a dynamic preview which works much better than any other latex software I have seen, and as your files are saved online so you can ...
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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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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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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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Spell checking package for Texlive

Is there any package for texlive to check spelling and replace the right spelling in an interactive way? I can use command line 'aspell' or 'ispell' checker but these do not modify the .tex file only ...
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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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Problems with TexStudio 2.7 spell checker

I'm working with TexStudio 2.7, and trying to get the spell checker to work. I've tried downloading a new dictionary (as in here), as well as modifying the .aff file (as suggested here), but this ...
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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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Output command arguments for spellchecking

I have a longer tex file which contains text in different languages. The languages are highlighted in different colors, e.g. {\color{blue} some text in french } {\color{red} some text in ...
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How to add dictionary in texstudio?

I am newbie to both latex and Ubuntu-linux 14.04. I already installed texlive and texstudio for latex environment. Everything works fine. When I am trying to use spell check option it is giving error ...
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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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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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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 make Kile's spell checker ignore comments and \todo?

I use Kile as my Latex editor. I really like Kile, but one of the things that I do find unbearable is the fact that does not seem to be a line or a command to force the spell checker to ignore a ...
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Spellchecking a large latex project

I am currently writing a quite large report with many different .tex files. I have found some utilities (aspell, ispell ...) that are able to deal with a single file. Is there some command that will ...
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How to disable hyphenation in lualatex?

I am using the mechanism outlined in this answer to generate a text-only version of a fairly complex document for spell-checking. This is my first attempt to use lualatex, so this might be littered ...
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vim-spell: exclude custom LaTeX commands

I'm using Vim (with vim-latex) to write my LaTeX documents. I made a bunch of custom commands to mark different kinds of "variables" (as in programming languages) I use in text, in formulas and in ...
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Spellchecking highlighting problem in TexStudio when writing in Arabic

When I write a document in Arabic it behaves differently than in English when it comes to highlighting words misspelled. Consider the screenshot below: Arabic comma right after the target word, ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...