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Error LanguageTool 5.0 and TexStudio in Linux (Ubuntu 20.04) - Not Working - 2020

I have Ubuntu 20.04, TeXstudio, and LanguageTool 5.0. The language tool icon in the bottom bar in TeXstudio shows Not LanguageTool server found on http://localhost:8081/v2/check. When I type http://...
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Grammar & spell check

I'm currently writing my master thesis in Swedish. I'm asking for help to find a good package to check the Swedish language regarding the grammar and spell. Is there any?
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language french grammar in grammar

I use latex online with the overleaf website and I have a problem with the implementation of French language I used its packaging and nothing changes from English to French and here are the packaging ...
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french language, correction, grammar

Grammar-checking tool for use with LaTeX? I would like to know if there is a grammar correction software (french language)in Latex, i am using Texmaker for compilation. please help cause when i ...
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How to insert empty line in array environment with custom delimiter `@{…}`?

I am using the array environment with \begin{array}{l@{::=}ll} to typeset a formal grammar: How can I insert an empty line without my delimiter ::= appearing there? Minimal working example: % !TeX ...
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LyX + Grammarly (or other external grammar checkers)

LyX has some capabilities for sending/receiving words in a server. I am wondering if it is possible to integrate Grammarly (or similar software) to LyX. Does anyone know how to configure LyX for this?...
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How is TeX/LaTeX parsed?

I have some questions about TeX/LaTeX parser and parsing TeX/LaTeX after reading the following: Limitations when parsing TeX as a context-free grammar This is a PEG parser, which means it interprets ...
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glossaries-extra \glsaddkey footnote is not working

I'm writing my master thesis in german language using glossaries-extra for handling all the acronyms and stuff. Due to the german grammar, I need for some acronyms additional entries for the first ...
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how to edit in one place and auto refer to other place

this question's title may not clearly. my english expression is not good. take an example to convey my problem: \someorder{a}{\paragraph{1999}ABCD} \someorder{a} I expect after compile this ...
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How to put a frame around the grammar syntax in LaTeX

How I can put a frame around the grammar syntax in LaTeX like in listings that we use frame = single? For example, for this grammar: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{syntax} \begin{document} \...
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Apply Grammarly in TexShop (Latex) on a Macbook

Is there some way to apply the Grammarly in the TexShop (latex software for Mac), say on a MacBook Pro? A related post is here: How Integrate Grammarly on online latex editors? I know that we can ...
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Reproduce Lambek calculus notation in LaTeX

I'm trying to reproduce the following in my document: But I can't find a way of doing it. The closer that I got was with this code: \documentclass[a4paper, oneside, 10pt]{extarticle} \usepackage[...
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Single-letter words at the end of line [duplicate]

I am a beginner and I write article in slovak language. There is a rule to not leave single-letter words or preposition at the end of line (for example a, i, na, pre etc.) but to move them to the next ...
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(TeXstudio) Ignore specific words in grammar check

I am new to the community and I have a question about the grammar check in TeXstudio. As we know, some words are not recognized by the grammar checker, e.g., binarization. I am not very comfortable ...
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Using angular brackets in a grammar environment

How can I use angular <> brackets in a grammar environment? I want to describe that my programming language supports the following constructs: List<int> myList = new List<int>(); ...
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Changing underline color of LanguageTool in TeXstudio

I've recently installed LanguageTool to check grammar and spelling mistakes in TeXstudio. However, I often miss the errors because the gray-bluish underlining makes them hard to spot. Is there a way ...
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Grammarly for texstudio

The Grammar Check of texstudio is Languagetool which is really not a grammar checker (although best in the opensource environment). I was wondering if anyone knows a way to connect one of the good ...
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How to get correct grammar in the bibliography of a German document when the editor is an association?

I’m writing a German document with the biblatex-chicago package. One of my sources is a journal article where one editor is an association (a Verband). When I compile the code, the grammar in the ...
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Comfortably typesetting Extended Backus-Naur-Form

On this site I've found some solutions how to typeset Backus-Naur-Forms, e.g.: How to type a Backus-Naur form in LaTeX Which package can be used to write BNF grammars? Unfortunately both solution ...
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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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Problems Installing Language Tool in TexStudio

I'm trying to install LanguageTool in TexStudio, as described in Installing Language Tool in TexStudio, but I cannot succeed. LanguageTool server is working as can be seen from this test: When I out ...
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LanguageTool with N-Grams in TeXstudio in Windows

LanguageTool can be used as an addon for TeXstudio to check grammar (that happens rule-based). You can also use n-grams as an addition. The description on how to use the n-grams can be found here: ...
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How to reproduce this keyword overview?

I need to describe keywords in a TeX document. It should look similar like the keyword section of the C# specification: I need some advice on how I can achieve this. Is this a transparent table? Can ...
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Language and spell check

How can I declare a language on Latex and have a grammar/spell check on the text? I would like to have highlighted the words that are not recognized by the system for the given language (English). ...
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First use of glossaries' acronym using custom key (for other grammatical construct)

I'm using glosseries to manage my acronyms and added/defined the genitive form of a word using \glsaddkey*{gen}%key {\glsentrytext{\glslabel}XXXGEN}% default {\glsentrygen}% command analogous to \...
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Is there a reference/list of standard LaTeX terminology?

I'm writing a program to manipulate LaTeX and I'd like to have access to some standard terminology. For example, is there a standard name for a string of the form \abcd, or \textbf{...} vs {\bf ...} (...
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Context free LaTex

Apparently, Parsing TeX is Turing-complete. I however, do not write TeX but LaTeX. In that process, I profit from assistance by editor plugins like Auctex et.al. These plugins rely on a syntactic ...
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Integrating Grammarly with online LaTeX editors such as overleaf?

Grammarly is not adopted with LaTex, but I believe it still can be helpful: I like to use Grammarly Chrome extension with an online latex editor. I tried sharelatex, overleaf , authorea and verbosus ...
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Grammar check in TexWork

Is there any good grammar check plugin/program in TexWorks? Or is there any at all? I am looking for English language checker. Or maybe you have any solutions or offer for other options, how to check ...
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Automatic grammar checker for LaTeX documents? [duplicate]

I'm currently writing a thesis. I'm using the Texmaker editor with the built-in dictionary for grammar correction (British English). Unfortunately, I'm short of time, so I don't have time to read ...
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Combinatory Categorial Grammar style

i was looking arround here for this style of Categorial Grammar (see picture). However, i just find another types of notation, like the Prawtiz's style derivation. I want this style (some people call ...
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Is LaTeX capable of detecting grammatical errors in compiled document? [duplicate]

Although spelling mistakes can be easily corrected within compiler itself, I'm wondering if LaTeX is capable of detecting wrong use of grammar. Like if we write "Solution are" in MS word then both ...
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Is there any grammar correcting software in TeXmaker?

I am interested in a grammar correcting software in TeXmaker if there is one around like in Microsoft word: it's possible to correct grammar : commas placing, redundant expression, non-formulated ...
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French spell check for texMaker is not working?

i'm trying to correct my report using texmaker i have downloaded and added the french language to texmaker But when i click on the spell check button a window appears but no suggestions or ...
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lhs2TeX and Syntax conflicting on <> characters

I'd like to use Syntax and lhs2TeX together, but Syntax's usage of <> in production rule names seems to conflict with lhs2TeX: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[nounderscore]{syntax} %...
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Another \dots or \ldots Problem [duplicate]

MWE \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \begin{document} Victims!\dots\ Aren't we all? Victims?\dots\ Aren't we all? \end{document} That I want Like \dots or \ldots, but not 3 dots only 2 dots....
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Problems with the standalone class when using certain environments and certain math symbols [duplicate]

I use TeX Live 2015. Update. I just found out that using the preview option to the class solves the problem, yet only crops the content vertically, not horizontally. I want to use a grammar ...
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How do I include the EBNF square brackets on a new line and set the font to typewriter throughout my grammar in the syntax package?

I want to add an EBNF grammar to my document and following the answers here and here, it seems that the most popular package for this is syntax. However, in the documentation it is not clear how to ...
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Typesetting a calculus' grammar

I am trying to typeset the grammars needed to describe the applied pi calculus. The outcome should look somewhat similar to the following attached example, especially concerning the alignment of the ...
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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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Is there a formal grammar for *Equations* in TeX/LaTeX?

I've looked at this and this and understand there is no grammar of TeX as a whole. I am wondering if there is a grammar just for equations. They are relatively easy to identify in an amsmath file ...
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What type of Chomsky hierarchy is TeX? [duplicate]

There are four types of chomsky hierarchy (specified for formal languages): Type-0 Recursively enumerable Type-1 Context-sensitive Type-2 Context-free Type-3 Regular I consider that, it should ...
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To create links to filenames in Pandoc Tables

I am working for better note taking and note using. I asked Textmate if there is a possibility to have links for filenames in LaTeX editing. They proposed the following approach Nothing like this ...
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How to check misspelled words using Texmaker?

I am trying to use the "Check spelling and grammar" feature provided by Texmaker. When I run it instead of getting the misspelled words I get a ton of weird symbols that look something like this: I ...
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How to right-align text in a grammar environment?

Using the grammar environment of the syntax package, I cannot find a way to right-align text in my syntax definition: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{syntax} \begin{document} \begin{grammar} &...
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Starting LanguageTool from TeXstudio

I am trying to start LanguageTool grammar checker from TexStudio on OS X 10.10.2. This is done defining in Preferences/Grammar the path to Java. I have installed the recent JRE8 but I don't know how ...
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Is there a BNF-grammar for simple constructs of the TeX language?

(Previously) Is there a TeX grammar that parses simple constructs like document, enumerate, section, subsection, etc.? I'm not interested in parsing complicated constructs requiring a more complex ...
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Grammar checker at Lyx on Windows 7

I know that there are some tools which can check for grammar mistakes if you run lyx under linux, so I wonder if there is any similar tool compatible with windows
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How do you code Mr./Dr./Mrs. in LaTeX? [duplicate]

Bit of a newbie question. I have read somewhere (can't seem to find it now) that if you wish to write Mr. John Doe or Dr. Jane Doe that LaTeX with treat the . as a full stop and add an extra space. ...
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Algorithmic noun plural

I'm looking for an (implementation of) a command (here \plural) that computes the plural of a noun. The algorithm should work as follows: for most cases, simply add s at the end (example: bag -> ...