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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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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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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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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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Typesetting code dictionary

I am using LyX and I want to make dictionary where entries are formated like C code. For example void srand( int seed ) - srand seeds RNG. I want "void srand( int seed )" to be label and the rest ...
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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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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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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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Texmaker cannot load dictionary

In texmaker, though I have configured the dictionary, i cannot still check the spelling, any idea??
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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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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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TeXworks dictionary doesn't save ignored words

I have imported the EN-US dictionary into TeXworks. As it draws a red line under an abbreviation, I right click and select "ignore word". While I am hoping that the next time, I open TeXworks, I won't ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Creating a standalone glossary

As a followup to this question, I would like to ask how can I use the glossaries package just for the creation of a glossary. I do not want it to be part of a document rather a standalone document ...
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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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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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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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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: 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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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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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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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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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 ...