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How to add Spell Checker to TeXworks on Windows

I installed TeXworks and I was trying to install a spell checker but I couldn't. I installed OpenOffice but nothing changed, the combo-box of spell checkers in TeXworks is empty. I am working on ...
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Location of spelling dictionary in TeXShop on El Capitan

I was doing a spell check in TeXShop 3.58 and accidentally clicked on "Learn" for a word that isn't a word ("subalfgebra", in case you're wondering). I'd like to fix this by editing the dictionary ...
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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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English language [closed]

I really don't understand why LaTeX still doesn't recognize English language when I write and in this way it doesn't check spelling or grammar mistakes. I've installed the babel package using English ...
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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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In texworks spell-check is not working

I did below How to add Spell Checker to TeXworks on Windows Now I can see the English option in a spelling menu, below 'none' option. But spell-checking does not work yet, even if I type some wrong ...
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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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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 I use macros to generate some of the ...
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Spelling syntax colouring

Is there a way to change the syntax colouring for spelling in TexWorks? Currently red for comments and underlined red for mispelled words doesn't really stand out.
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TexMaker spellcheck not working correctly?

I am using TexMaker on Windows 7 and I am quite happy with creating different kinds of documents. Yet, I have an issue with spellcheck. Maybe it is not working correctly or I do misunderstand ...
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Make TeXstudio spell check all files

I have my document split up and referenced by a root document in the form of; \input{path/to/file} I can currently trigger a spell check on the current document by using Tools > Check Spelling. Is ...
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LyX Install Not Recognizing Installed Spellcheck Dictionaries

I just installed LyX on my Windows 10 machine. I have Language Settings > Language > User Interface package set to "Default" (I have also tried English (UK)), package set to "Automatic" and there is ...
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Textmaker: Spanish spelling check with accents \' notation

I would like to know if Texmaker have the capability of perform the spelling checking usign the \' accent's Latex notation (i.e. \'a). Is it possible?. The spelling works fine with words without ...
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LyX Spellchecker not working Windows

I'm running Windows 8.1 and have tried almost everything to get the LyX spellchecker working. I know that there have been questions asked before on this site here and here. I've tried almost ...
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How to add dictionary in texstudio? [duplicate]

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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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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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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Texstudio - Spellchecking not working within [ ] brakets with \autocite [duplicate]

In a somewhat similar problem as in this question in Texstudio spellchecking does not work when I use \autocite. Here is a MWE to show what I mean \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{memoir} ...
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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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Latin abbreviation management

It appears that some abbreviation inherited from Latin, e.g., i.e., have different inter-space prescription in different languages for different reasons (good and bad ones). No space space in English, ...
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TeXworks spell checker doesn't mark any misspelled words

I've added three spell checkers to my TeXworks installation, and TeXworks has no problems finding them. But when I'm typing my .tex document, the spell checker doesn't do anything, even though the ...
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TeXworks not able to detect dictionaries for spell check

I am using pdfLaTeX and TeXworks on a Mac machine. I have placed dictionary files for spell checking as mentioned here. But, it is not working properly and highlighting the entire text. Could you ...
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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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Check spelling taking forever

I think it gets applied only for the current page. Anyway, the document has 2 pages. It get's stuck at 11%, why? What can I do to use this nice tool, called "Check spelling"?
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Windows Speech recognition with TexStudio

I am trying to use the built-in speech recognition software of windows 7 to write a document in TexStudio. At the moment it is only able to push the buttons, I cannot dictate text...how do I enable ...
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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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Spell check not working in frame title and block title?

I am using beamer to make my presentation. However spell check is not checking the spellings in frame titles and block titles. How to fix it?
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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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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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Spell checking LaTeX documents

What's the best strategy for spell checking LaTeX documents?
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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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Spellchecker misses misspelled words [closed]

I have downloaded additional Slovenian dictionary package for TeXstudio and when I run spellchecking, I thought it worked fine, since it pointed out some misspelled words and came up with possible ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...