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{dictionaries} marks questions about spell-checking dictionaries used in TeX/LaTeX tools.

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Tagging text and reverse index of tags?

Given some text, I would like to tag various passages as belonging to one or more categories, and produce a reverse list of such passages, itemized by their tags (see below, and see comments for 2nd ...
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Why some words can not be saved into customer dictionary in TexStudio

When a word is displayed with a red underline, it means that this word is wrongly spelled or not in the dictionary. In the latter case, the word can be saved into the dictionary in Check Spelling. But ...
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TeXmaker spellchecker is set to use en_UK, but it still accepts en_US spelling

As the title says, I have TeXmaker set to use the en_UK dictionary. This dictionary was manually copied from the LibreOffice's website (https://extensions.libreoffice.org/en/extensions/show/english-...
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Where is the saved dictionary located in TeXstudio

I import the open office dictionary at Configure Texstudio->Language Checking->Default Language->Import Dictionary, and it sets "Spelling Dictionary Directories"="C:\Program ...
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Remove added words in TexMaker

I added some incorrect words in the dictionary "en_GB" in TexMaker and I don't know how to remove them. As far as I know this question has been solved, but it was answered long ago and the ...
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How to populate Python's dictionary data into Latex's table?

I have the data filled up at run-time in the dictionary. Need help in populating this data to a table in Latex. Code snippet for table: f.write('\\end{itemize}\n') f.write('\\begin{table}[ht]') f....
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TeXstudio German Spellchecking

I've been using LaTeX and TeXstuido 3.1.2 for quite a while but always for English text. For English, my spellchecking etc. works fine, but I just can't figure out how to get German spellchecking to ...
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How can I remove an active dictionary from Winedt?

Here's an odd one : I've recently managed, after much toil and pain, to install a French dictionary in Winedt 10 and make it work. The problem now is that I wanted to switch back to English again (for ...
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Adding an appearance with pdfbase

pdfbase.sty (in the media9 package) appears to offer access to low-level pdf features, and this chat.stackexchange.com post (reproduced below) demonstrates its use for creating an appearance. Use \...
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index (xindy): How does one customize alphabetical order? [closed]

I'm trying to index all the words from my old conlang, whose alphabetical order goes aæbcçdðefghijklɬłnñŋməoœœ̄pqrsßtťþuůvwxyz instead of the regular abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz we're all familiar with....
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How to create a compact glossary / dictionary using words in bold as keys and appending the list at the end of the page, section or chapter?

Here it is an example of compacted glossary with words' meaning. First the text, then the glossary: The combination of photovoltaic technology, solar thermal technology, and reflective or refractive ...
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TexStudio auto-detected wrong-spelled words

Some words (not keywords but simply text) are not recognized as correct-English-spelled by TexStudio and the program automatically underlines them in red. For example: Questions: I guess Texstudio ...
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Czech dictionary in WinEdt 10.3

How do I both: install and enable the Czech Dictionary in WinEdt 10.3 ? Total Commander:
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Every word underlined with red in TexWorks

The title really says it all. I have tried reinstalling the dictionaries in the dictionaries subfolder under the TexWorks folder, but to no avail. If I open TexWorks, go to Edit -> Spelling and ...
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Import csv file: How can I merge information from different lines?

I am trying to compile a bilingual dictionary from a spreadsheet file that was exported as csv. The file contains columns with the kinds of information that one would expect from a dictionary: lexeme, ...
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wrong header referencing using \markboth{}{} for dictionary

I am trying to implement a dictionary template for my own dictionary and I have a hard time with getting the headers right. In a lot of dictionaries, the header contains the first and the last entry ...
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Hunspell not working in Lyx

I am using Lyx 2.2.4 supported by Linux Mint 19.2. I have Hunspell dictionaries loaded in usr/share/hunspell but they are not recognised by Lyx. Preference/paths/Hunspell is greyed out and I cannot ...
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Beamer and translator package

I created slides using beamer and everything was working fine. Now, I wanted to run the same file on a different computer but I get the following error from the beamerbasetranslator.sty file: Missing =...
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Different inner/outer margins on odd/even pages using Geometry [duplicate]

I'm trying to typeset a book (actually, a dictionary) but keep having trouble setting equal inner and outer margins on both even and odd pages. I have done it numerous times before, but this time ...
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Database of .oxt dictionaries - contribution to global "official" .oxt dictonary of some language

Is there some database where one can download up-to-date versions of (.oxt) dictionaries and perhaps it being crowdsourced so anyone can contribute to it? I keep adding words to my dict-hr.oxt ...
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Why can TexStudio crash when adding a word to the dictionary?

TexStudio crashed when I added a word to the dictionary. I cannot reproduce this error, and I couldn't find another question concerning this topic but why did TexStudio crash?
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Is it possible to use a non Hunspell dictionary in TeXstudio?

Is it possible to use a non Hunspell dictionary in TeXstudio? I would like to use the dictionary on this website (http://www.uzei.eus/hobelex/) but the authors decided not to use the Hunspell engine ...
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Dictionary and hyphenation not working in TeXstudio

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and I've just updated my TeXstudio to version 2.12.10. While the previous version (around 2.8) used to check spelling and did the hyphenation correctly, now it does not work at ...
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Making countinuous table

I want to make a table for something like index, but instead of page numbers importing the meaning of the world in my language (something like a dictionary). I want to have two tabulars in each page. ...
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How can one mount a Scientific dictionary to TexMaker?

I do an awful lot of lab reports in \LaTeX, It is fantastic but one thing i have always struggled with is spelling I currently have a scientific dictionary custom_scientific_UK.dic however I am having ...
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How to select one specific dictionary in Winedt?

I installed a Spanish dictionary on Winedt long ago, but now I'm writing in English and I would like to use just the English spelling dictionary, I don't want it to mark words as correct because they ...
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TexnicCenter Spelling

I start using TexnicCenter (2.02 stable) as an editor to write LateX files. During the installation I make sure to install different languages dictionaries especially the french one. When using ...
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How to add bookmark into dictionary style PDF as output of Tex code

I would like to add bookmark into a dictionary style PDF, which is an output of LaTex document. I loaded the package hyperref with the optional argument bookmarks=true. But I still did not get the ...
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latex accents in two letters not in math environment

The pronunciation given in Concise Oxford Dictionary (before 7th edition) is directly with entry words, as shown in above picture. How to get accents in two letters not in math environment?
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Texshop, macOS Sierra: Setting a cocoAspelling dictionary

I have installed macTex (which includes TexShop). I want the spell checker to ignore several of the latex commands. Per this link, I have installed cocoAspelling. In System Preferences: ...
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How to use two dictionaries (.dic & .aff files) at the same time in texmaker?

I'm often writing documents in different languages and I like to use the autocorrection in texmaker. But its very annoying, if you always have to switch the dictionary file. So I tried the following: ...
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TexMaker: Spellchecker adds & symbol, when choosing a suggested word

In Texmaker, when I mistype a word, say "liok" and I choose a suggested word, like "look", it adds this symbol "&" at the beginning or in the middle of the word. First, I thought, that the ...
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Can the texmaker be configured so that it prompts words while writing?

I'm beginning to learn the use texmaker. I have enabled the texmaker dictionary. I wonder whether there is any option by which I can enable it to prompt or suggest words while writing.
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How to add an Italian dictionary for spell checking in TeXstudio?

Does anybody know a simple fast and safe method to add an Italian dictionary to TeXstudio? I've been looking for solution for hours, downloaded MBs of useless files and still I can't find it.
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Synonyms check in LaTeX/TeXnicCenter?

I would like to ask that as in Microsoft word it is possible to check synonyms of every word. Is there any same feature available in LaTeX/TeXnicCenter?
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Permanently save .ign file in TeXstudio

I am using TeXstudio on OSX Sierra with en_GB as my default language. When I right click on a word marked as wrong and 'Add it to the dictionary', it gets saved in the en_GB.ign file under /...
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How do I load a new dictionary in WinEdT 9?

I downloaded a Brazilian Portuguese dictionary from WinEdT with file name br. Its properties box says it is a "Text Document (.dic)", which may help below but i do not know. I placed it in a file ...
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How do I load dictionaries for the spell-checker in Texworks with texlive

I am using TexLive and editing with TexWorks, on Arch. I would like to use the en_GB dictionary, but it is not available in the spellcheck dropdown menu (only the en_US is available). However, I have ...
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Undo ignore word in Kile

I have accidentally selected "ignore" for a misspelled word in Kile. I cannot find in the doc or in forums how I can undo it.
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TeXstudio - how to get access to the "added words" to dictionary? [duplicate]

By mistake, I have added a wrong word to the dictionary of TeXstudio. Now I cann't find where it is added. I have also tried to find the .ign file, but couldn't find such file in any folder. Please ...
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texstudio doesnt add new works to dictionary via context menu

I have TeXstudio 2.10.8 in Ubuntu 16.10. When I right click on misspelled word and try to add it manually by selecting "add to dictionary", it doesn't work and later the word will be marked as ...
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Auto-correction introduces spelling mistakes

With increasing frequency auto-correction is suggesting and, if not caught, automatically introducing spelling mistakes in my English or German texts. Some of today's examples are (currently working ...
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Installing a dictionary: file's extension .oxt

I'm trying to install a dictionary in texmaker. All the sites I've found so far tell me that the dictionary is the same type one can find for LibreOffice, OOo, etc. However, when I try to download ...
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Italicize all words that doesn't belong to the dictionary

I'm a spanish Computer Science student and I'm doing my final degree project with Latex. I'm using TexMaker on Windows and I want to know if I can italicize all the words that doesn't belong to the ...
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Which file extensions shall I include when I install a new dictionary?

I am installing a new dictionary (*) in TeXstudio and I am following the instructions provided in this answer. I have opted to install the new dictionary inside the TeXstudio dictionaries folder: ..\...
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Swedish dictionary using Overleaf

I'm going to write a paper in Swedish together with my fellow students with the help of Overleaf. I now wonder if there are a package that has a Swedish dictionary that I can use as spellcheck? Thank ...
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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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Cross-Referenced Index/Dictionary

I am undergoing some amateur Greek studies and would like to construct a dictionary of sorts with LaTeX. I would obviously like some sort of alpha-beta-cal listing of vocabulary words I encounter, ...
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Dowloading Latex Dictionaries [closed]

Do you guys recommend some link or site for downloading LaTeX dictionaries? Specifically, I need the Portuguese (Brazilian) one.
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Working with several dictionaries problem - TexStudio

As suggested in Dictionary for TeXstudio: “No dictionary Available”, I have downloaded the dictionaries that I want. I can see that TexStudio is recognizing them, from the Options --> Configure ...
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