I'm looking for a spell checking software for LaTeX in Windows. I know that such questions have been asked before but more than a decade has passed. Hopefully, there are better solutions out now. Aspell was last compiled in 2002 for Windows and out of support.

My LaTeX documents have a lot of math involved so I'd like the software to skip the formulae.

  • What editor for .tex are you using? Feb 17, 2022 at 19:56
  • @SimonDispa Sublime Text. Feb 17, 2022 at 23:33
  • TexmicCenter doesn't ignore formulae, but it does ignore single letters. So use $c x$ instead of $cx$ and you will be fine. Feb 18, 2022 at 14:13

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Short answer

Use the LTeX – LanguageTool grammar/spell checking extension in Microsoft Visual Studio Code.

Detailed instructions

  1. Install VS Code
  2. Install the extension.

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  1. Restart VS Code and open your tex file in it. Under problems you will see some potential errors, here is an example:

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One can use Grammarly in VSCode with the Grammarly extension.

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After installing the extension, one has to add LaTeX files to the list of files for which Grammarly should be activated, as described in the extension instructions. Then LaTeX documents will have grammar corrections as follows.

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