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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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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 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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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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'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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In vim: How to enable spellchecking of text only and exclude listings

How can I set up vim in such a manner, that it spellchecks only the text portion of my file? I write a lot of reports that include code listings, which I would like to exclude from the spellchecking. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to Spell-Check LaTeX in multiple languages / language variants

I am writing a PhD Thesis / Dissertation and would like to be able to spell-check the thing. The problem is that I'm required to write it in UK English, while many of my quotations are written in US ...
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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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TeXworks: How to store spell checker settings?

I'm using TeXworks to write my documents. TeXworks provides the ability to spell check the document, chosing a specific language (english, german or french in my case). But I noticed that every time ...
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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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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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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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Spell checking LaTeX documents

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