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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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Winedt spell check, word includes apostrophe

Winedt editor provides nice spell-check machine for different languages. However, how can I learn Winedt to accept apostrophe (') as a part of word in some cyrillic language (Ukrainian)? When some ...
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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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vim-latex, remove spell checking from inside all commands from a package [duplicate]

When writing LaTeX documents in vim with spell checking sometimes words that shouldn't be is marked as spelling ends up being marked as spelling. I have problems mainly with commands from the command ...
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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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WinEdt 10.2: where is the spell-checker settings?

I am using WinEdt 10.2 and I find its spell-checker quite irregular in underlining syntax errors. (I write in English.) While it can usually detect my syntax errors, there are instances when it ...
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Add name with space to personel hunspell dictionary

I am trying to add the name "de Gennes" to my personal dictionary. I tried adding the expression as a new line to my dictionary, but unfortunately this seems not to work as both words get returned as ...
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texstudio spell check multiple computers

I'm using texstudio on three different computers and use its spell checker. I regularly have to `ok' words texstudio doesn't recognize and all is well on the computer I'm working on at that time. ...
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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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Italian spellcheck

I would like to load the italian spellchecker but it doesn't work. I followed some instructions found on the web and I downloaded the dictionary from this page http://linguistico.sourceforge.net/pages/...
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Macvim spell check not working with some latex files

I am using MacVim with Tex-suite. The spell checking works on main.tex, but doesn't work on other .tex files. Both the main.tex and other .tex files have filetype set to tex. Changing the filetype to ...
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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 add Spell Checker to TeXworks on Mac?

I am using TexWorks on my mac but the spell checking option is not active\available. In the spelling section, it shows "none". There is a very closely related question in this community which can be ...
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Spell check not working in parts of Texmaker after copy and paste

I am using Texmaker 4.5 on Windows 10 and the built-in spell-checker stops working if I copy and paste a section into the document. It seems to work/not-work on a paragraph by paragraph basis. If I ...
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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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Erasing incorrect entries in Overleaf spell-checker

I use Overleaf for my projects in Danish language. The spell checker is working, but it seems that I have coincidentally registered some words in incorrect spelling. In this screen dump is shown ...
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TeXstudio: Disable spell check in non-text environment

I am using TeXstudio 2.6.6 on Ubuntu and I am having a problem with the spell checker. It keeps checking non-text environments, e.g. math environments, so I get spelling errors for indices, variables ...
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turn on language error and spell check in LyX

I would like to have highlighted the words that are not recognized by the system for the given language (English). For the moment I am using LyX on Windows 10.
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wrong letter transcription with babel greek

I am writing a thesis with single ancient Greek words. I am using babel and greek.polutoniko for ancient Greek. It seems to make a slight spelling mistake at some point. How can I get a correct output?...
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Kile - different dictionaries for different documents

I use Kile as my LaTex editor and sometimes I have to work in a project with three or four different languages. I have all dictionaries installed, but it seems impossible to set a specific dictionary ...
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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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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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Texstudio- Check spelling inline but not automatically

TexStudio underlines words while I type them (because "becau" is not a word). I would like TexStudio to underline misspelled words inline, but only check when I tell it to. Is this possible?
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Disable spell checking through magic comments

I use TeXstudio 2.11.2, and I want to know if there is a way to disable spell checking through magic comments. Something like this: % !TeX spellcheck = disable
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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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Can I get WinEdT 9.0 or 10.1 to spell check the source file in Portuguese?

I am cutting and pasting Portuguese text into a LaTeX file (to translate an article that has a lot of math and graphics). It is working fine. I use: \usepackage[brazil]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{...
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TexStudio: Spell-check is suggesting that I delete random words, how do I disable this?

I would rather not have green squiggle lines from these suggestions.
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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.