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Questions tagged [dictionaries]

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

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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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Add a word to the suggested words list in dictionary

So I write in LaTeX about Tolkien and as you might know words like Númenor with some special keys are often used. So now I would like to write Numenor and rightclick this word where I can now choose ...
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Adding words to dictionary in TeXMaker

I am using Texmaker 4.4.1 for LaTex. Text editor performs a spell check automatically and underlines the wrong spelled words. How can I add new words to the dictionary with which it makes a ...
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Is there a good maths specific dictionary for LaTeX?

I just wanted to know if there is a good dictionary I can download for the custom LaTeX dictionaries. I know that I can edit the existing ones easily and use, for example, ones from OpenOffice to ...
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Complicated trilingual dictionary, help formatting to look more professional?

This dictionary is for Taiwanese, English, and Chinese. First off: Here's an example PDF of the first few entries: http://goo.gl/aNfGnN And here's the full .tex in its current state: https://bpaste....
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TeXstudio: “No dictionary Available”, although it is!

I have the same issue as this person: Dictionary for TeXstudio: “No dictionary Available” with the exception, that I have the dictionaries. I also downloaded some, only to check if mine don't work. ...
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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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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 (C:\...
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How to put directly figures and tables into the description key of the glossaries package?

I'm preparing a document class using the glossaries package to typeset dictionaries. Since many of my entries need figures, tables, and maybe, say, some C++ code, I'd like to know is there a way to ...
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using Mac OS X dictionaries in TexStudio

Is there a way to include Mac OS X built-in dictionary/thesaurus in TeXStudio?
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TexStudio: Use dictionary for completion

Is it somehow possible to extend TexStudio to use dictionary words in autocompletion? For example, when I type "som", I want the autocompletion list to show me all words from the dictionary starting ...
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What is the meaning of the codes used in the TexMaker dictionaries? [closed]

TexMaker (or its forked equivalent: TexStudio) has a dictionary option that provides spelling feature in the editor. However, as mentioned in question Add word to TexMaker dictionary?, there is no ...
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Need help installing a Portuguese dictionary in TexMaker [duplicate]

I've all ready tried to install this file pt_BR.dic in the TeXmaker, but when I went to pull the file through the TeXmaker configuration, it simply doesn't worked. I use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Is there any ...
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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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TeXstudio-2.6.6 loading of dictionary failed; hyph_en_US.dic file missing

I have upgraded to TeXStudio 2.6.6 via the package manager in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS since the one in the repository was way too old. However, when I launch the application and try to open a file or check ...
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Is there an environment / document class for dictionaries?

Background of this question I've got the idea of creating a math dictionary with LaTeX for quite a while now. My native language is German and I write a lot of blog articles about algorithms and a ...
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How to install a dictionary (danish) in Texmaker

I began my physics studies last summer. All our written assignment is in LaTeX and that's ok - and I use Texmaker. I think Texmanker is a good program and I have just one problem with it. I can't ...
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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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How to Change TeXShop dictionary to American English?

How can I change the TeXShop dictionary to American English?! It is set to British English! It might be the whole mac's dictionary that is being used, I am not sure. In that case, how can I change it ...
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How to properly display translated strings defined in a dictionary in both section titles and bookmarks?

From section titles and bookmarks point of view, translated strings from translator package behave differently, depending if they are defined directly within the .tex file or in a dictionary: in the ...
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How to install dictionaries in Excalibur?

When installing MacTeX it comes with a LaTeX spell checker, Excalibur. The homepage has links to download dictionaries in different languages: I'm interested in the Spanish one. My problem is that ...