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TeXworks: Change language of spell checker at start up

I have both a British English and an American English spell checker installed for TeXworks. Whenever I start up TeXworks, it automatically uses the American spell checker. Is it possible to set the ...
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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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Texstudio inline spell check works, but Tools+“Check Spelling” malfunctions?

Whenever I use Tools+Check Spelling, it malfunctions and tells me nothing is mispelled. However, I have dictionaries installed and inline spellings are underlined. This is a contradiction, since I ...
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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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TexWorks default spelling setting

Every time I open TexWorks, the spelling setting is set to "none" and I have to manually set to the dictionary I have. I would like to know if I can set some default settings for that to ...
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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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texstudio spell check, but avoid flagging capitalization errors

I have texts in german which should be all lowercase (for artistic reasons) but the spell checker marks words which should be capitalized as spelling errors. Is there a way to inform the spell checker ...
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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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TexStudio spell checking inside of LaTeX commands (e.g. tikzpicture environment)

I searched for any hint on the upper mentioned issue, but have not been able to find any. I simply would like to mark certain parts of code in TexStudio and then have them to be spell checked (via ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...