Questions tagged [proofreading]

{proofreading} concerns tools and methods for locating and correcting (La)TeX documents

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Grammar-checking tool for use with LaTeX?

I am looking for a grammar-checking tool, i.e., something that checks for mistakes such as "two dog" or "a books". It has to work on Linux (Ubuntu). Also, since I use macros to generate some of the ...
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Spell checking LaTeX documents

What's the best strategy for spell checking LaTeX documents?
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Will cruft from a previous compile ever change the final look of my document

Ok, this has been bugging me for a while; Will cruft left over from a previous run of LaTeX ever change how my document looks? Would the following procedures ever give me different results: I ...
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Workflow for reviewing PDFs generated from TeX?

I am currently letting friends and family spellcheck my thesis written with LaTeX. Since my markup is macro-heavy and not all of them have ever used another editor but MS Word, I cannot let them work ...
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How to perform advanced spell checking of latex documents?

I'm looking for a way to integrate something like After the Deadline or a similarly sophisticated spell checking tool into writing LaTeX documents. I don't mind it hitting the network each time. I ...
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Check all hyphenations within a document

I have a book project written in LaTeX, and I have found that quite a number of the hyphenations that TeX produced are wrong. It would be quite painful to scan the document for all hyphenation points, ...
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Is there a spell check package for LaTeX?

I normally use my gedit spell check extension for the task, but wouldn't it be much better if you could fix any typos or otherwise during compilation time, in a sort of interactive mode?
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Is there a package for warning about unbalanced delimiters?

I'm copy-editing a rather lengthy set theory book. One thing I'd like to check systematically is whether all left-right unambiguous delimiters (parentheses brackets curly, square and angle) are ...
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How can I remove the qed symbols from all lemma proofs?

the following code will only make the qed not appear in the second proof. However, it it possible to make the qed symbol never appear at the end of the proofs without having to specify it locally ...
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tool for checking my scientific writing for common style errors [closed]

I write frequently scientific reports such as technical reports, research papers, book chapters etc. I use LaTeX for writing these reports. My question is "Is there any tool with latex support, which ...
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How to make move up and move down mark in proofreading?

MWE \documentclass[12pt]{article} \begin{document} $\underline{a}\sqcap\underline{a}$ $\overline{a}\sqcup\overline{a}$ \end{document} but what I try to do Can you help me fix it? Edited: How did ...
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How to word delete mark in Turkish proofreading?

MWE \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} \usepackage{pgflibraryshapes} \begin{document} \tikz[baseline=(x.base)] \node(a) [red,draw,ellipse,thick,fill=white,...