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{spelling} is for questions addressing issues related to the application programs that flag words in a document that may be spelled incorrectly.

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Greek SpellChecking with texmaker

I want to use greek spellechecking with texMaker. They provide a resource for additional dictionaries for multiple languages, but the greek one doesn't seem to work. I downloaded and placed in the ...
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Spelling reverts to none on start

Although I select my dictionary from the list it always reverts to none. How do I make it stick? This was rejected as not explainging the problem and what I had tried. Given I cannot find any option ...
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Lyx: share/sync personnal dictionary among computers?

I am using Lyx and would like that the words saved with Add to personal dictionary can be re-used on two different (Ubuntu) computers. One solution I can think of would be to have my personal ...
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Is there some trick to check for unbalanced parentheses? [duplicate]

Good evening! I was just about to hand in my master's thesis, when I realized that I had a case of $(...(...)$ in a formula. As a consequence, I would be very interested to find similar instances of ...
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How to exclude a word in latex dictionary [closed]

I just added a spell checker to texmaker and it works really well, except for one thing: since I'm italian, the right way to say "is" is "è" and not "é", so I would like ...
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Highlighting of too long sentences

I have the same question as in this tex question. How do you highlight sentences that are too long (with more than X words)? According to the single answer, TexStudio has a build-in functionality for ...
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Command line based spellcheckers for ConTeXt files on Windows

Note: I'm crossposting from the mailing list and Reddit I'm currently using ConTeXt on a windows machine. I'd like to incorporate some sort of automated spell-checking in my workflow. I've seen that ...
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Jumping between spelling mistakes

I am looking for a way to jump between misspelled words in TeXworks: in a large document it becomes difficult to keep track of spelling mistakes, specially if many of these are not actually spelling ...
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Spell checking LaTeX documents in Windows

I'm looking for a spell checking software for LaTex in Windows. I know that such questions have been asked before but more than a decade has passed. Hopefully, there are better solutions out now. ...
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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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Spell checking in Spanish on LyX not working

The spell checking works in English, but not in any other language. In particular I am interested in Spanish. I have LyX 2.3.6.1 in Ubuntu 20.04 configured like this: If I change "Language" ...
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How can I add a word in overleaf to the spell checker? [closed]

I am writing my thesis with overleaf. The spell checker does not recognize some words. How can I add them ?
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Dictionary for TeXShop

Is there any way to get a spell checker or synonym dictionary like "Thesaurus" for TeXShop? I only know that there is such a built-in dictionary for TeXstudio, but I would like to stay with ...
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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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Detect the same two sentences

In TeXStudio, spelling and grammar checks seem unable to detect the same two sentences written in a paragraph or document. Obviously, popular grammar solutions didn't catch this spelling mistake ...
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Spell checking within function arguments

I am currently writing my resume in texStudio using a template that uses \cvitem. The issue I'm having is the spell check does not check the spelling within the arguments for \cvitem. For example, if ...
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Corrector of the orthography!

I have a middle level in English language, and I am writing my thesis using Texmaker, i would like to know how to have a good corrector so that I don't do mistakes in orthography? Thank you to telling ...
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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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Vim: spell-check words with diacritics

I write my LaTeX documents using Vim with the vimtex plugin, and for the most part Vim's spell-checker satisfies my needs. However, I am being quite frustrated by the fact that it does not seem to ...
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Detail with spelling in formal letter style file g-brief2

How can one in the formal letter style file g-brief2, when it is used for German, achieve to have printed the word Telephon with this spelling instead of the nowadays more fashionable Telefon? I am ...
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TeXworks spell checking error

I have some problems with spell checking in TeXworks: I can choose the languages under Edit/Spelling or Edit/Preferences, but then everything (except LaTeX commands) is marked as an error If I ...
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TexStudio list all misspelled words

Is it possible to get a list of all words, that are marked red because it was not found in the dictionary, so i can see in a huge document where there are still words, which have to be checked.
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apostrophe spell cheking problem in texstudio

i have an issue with the apostrophe of some words, well I'm writing a french document and when I do check spelling document it give me errors on word that has an apostrophe even the word is written ...
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Lyx 2.3.4.2 spell checker not working in Ubuntu 20.04

Recently I installed Ubuntu 20.04 in a computer and Lyx 2.3.4.2. The automatic "on the fly" spell checking is not working even though I have activated it, as seen below: Any suggestion?
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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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Adding Multiple spelling dictionaries in Texmaker

I am trying to write a bilingual text in Texmaker. For this I would like the spell check to recognise both languages, yet in the Texmaker preferences (Options → Configure Texmaker → Editor &...
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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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Appropriate way to skip spell-checking certain macros in AUCTeX

I want to skip checking inside the macro \acrshort (also \acrlong and \acrfull) from the glossaries package. I tried the following from the post, where I had some successes in the \cite... macros (...
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Lyx Dutch spellchecker not recognising any word

I've installed Lyx 2.3.3 on Windows 10 Pro. The English spellchecker works (see image). De Dutch spellchecker does not recognise any word (see image). Each word is showing up either underlined in red ...
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How to spellcheck multi-language LaTeX files?

Continuing http://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/325453/flyspell-babel-warning-no-dictionary-installed-for-foreignlanguage and How can I make AUCTeX spell check in the language specified by babel and ...
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Can I tell Latex to hyphenate first, only then try to stretch?

Earlier today on Why my document is not hyphenating on words starting with upper case letter? (I am not using \uchyph=0) I figured out that increasing the value of \emergencystretch too much will ...
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Best spell checking solution for Texpad?

I realize versions of this question have been asked numerous times, but looking through those I have not found any recent answers, or any completely satisfying ones. I'm curious what solutions people ...
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How do I change the spellcheck language of Texmaker to US English?

I've installed Texmaker (via MacTeX using Homebrew) and noticed that the spell checker has been set to British English. Thus is marks "color" as a misspelling and suggests "colour" as an alternative. ...
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How do I auto-correct words ON-THE-FLY in TexStudio like in Microsoft Word?

For example, I use 'the' frequently, but mistype it as 'teh' and MS word automatically corrects such words without me having to right-click the incorrect word and select the correct spelling. Similar ...
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Lyx spell check only understands latin characters under windows

My language is Bulgarian. Apparently, under Windows Lyx only understands Latin characters. It understands English and the spell checking works for English, French, Spanish, German. This is shown by ...
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error in spelling [duplicate]

My latex template in teXstudio editor, unfortunately, has a wrong spelling procedure. Some words that are correct are shown as if they are typo! For example, below line: How can I remove the mistakes?...
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Errors of spellingchecker hunspell in TeXmaker

I installed the update Ubuntu 18.04. Afterwards the spell checker in TeXmaker makes some errors. It is related to interpret the rules in *.aff. Does someone recognize this? Programs: TeXmaker 5.0.2; ...
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I want add new word in spellcheck

I want add new word in spellcheck to texmaker in language spanish. in the .dic the words are: comunicable/kSJ comunicacional/S comunicación/lS comunicad/kG comunicado/kS i not know the means of /...
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How to get the icon for spell-checking the generated PDF in TexMaker?

In this answer (https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/62659/170518) it is suggested that Texmaker has a spellcheck option for the generated PDF. It looks like this: But mine doesn't have this option ...
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texMaker Mac Spell Checking not working before \parencite

more like a "Bug"-Report, but maybe anyone knows a good workaround? I use latest texMaker on Mac, with biblatex and using \parencite{}. It seems the spellchecking ignores everything before the \...
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Make WinEdt spell-check in another language

What is the simplest way to make WinEdt (10.2 if it makes a difference) to spell-check in another language? In my case the other language is Swedish.
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Remove hyphenation for all document [duplicate]

I have the following WME: \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[main=turkish,english,shorthands=:!]{babel} \usepackage[a4paper,left=30mm,top=...
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Export/ Compile latex file without parenthetical references

I want to run a grammar check on my text and hence need to do away with the parenthetical references. Is there a way in latex wherein we dont export the citations? Example: Computer Science and ...
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spell checker Excalibur fails to save changes

I just tested Excalibur, an interactive, TeX aware spell checker, to correct typos of a TeX-file. However, when I was finished assessing the suggestions and attempted to save the file, a popup ...
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underline color of LanguageTool in TeXstudio [duplicate]

I am asking the same question as in here since I have the same problem but the solution does not work for me. I am using language tool to verify the grammar, but it is almost impossible to see the ...
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How to skip labels and citations when spellchecking

I want to spell-check a rather large article. In this article there are many labels (atleast 50) for theorems, figures etc. which have informal names (usually an acronym of some sort), which trigger ...
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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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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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Changing ispell to Spanish (Castellano) in Xubuntu [closed]

I'm using Xubuntu 16.04. I can't use a Spanish spell checker in AucTeX. When I try changing it, I get the error shown below. Steps to Reproduce: Open emacs Tools -> Spell checking -> Select Spanish ...
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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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