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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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TeXnicCenter Finnish Spelling, how to use a new language/spelling

I am using TeXnicCenter for writing LaTeX documents. Unfortunately, when I am writing in Finnish as I usually do, there is no spell checker in Finnish in TeXnicCenter. All the lines are underlined in ...
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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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Dictionary for TeXstudio: “No dictionary Available”

I have trouble spell checking my document in TeXstudio. When I press spellcheck, I get the error No dictionary Available. Am I supposed to install a dictionary separately? How? Any suggestion?
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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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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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Make spellchecker ignore contents of certain commands in TexMaker

Some commands in LaTeX almost never contain meaningful words. Some prime examples are: \label \ref \includegraphics \input \cite In TexMaker, however, all words are included in the spellcheck, ...
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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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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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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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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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LyX Install Not Recognizing Installed Spellcheck Dictionaries

I just installed LyX on my Windows 10 machine. I have Language Settings > Language > User Interface package set to "Default" (I have also tried English (UK)), package set to "Automatic" and there is \...
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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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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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How to set up spell-checking with vim?

I'm using vim to write my thesis. It's a multi-document project, with most tex files in subdirectories from the master-document. I've set up a couple of \newcommands to replace the use of \section*{} ...
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TeXworks spell checker doesn't mark any misspelled words

I've added three spell checkers to my TeXworks installation, and TeXworks has no problems finding them. But when I'm typing my .tex document, the spell checker doesn't do anything, even though the ...
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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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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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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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Spelling check for Texmaker

I have trouble spell checking my document in Texmaker. When I press spellcheck, I get the error No dictionary Available. I really read every thing to fix this problem but it is not clear for me ...
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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 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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How to get Vim Latex-suite projects (with .latexmain-files) to configure spelling in subfiles correctly

I use Latex in larger projects and I use the following file structure: project/ mainfile.tex mainfile.tex.latexmain tex/ subfile1.tex subfile2.tex ... The command \input{tex/...
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How to add another dictionary in LaTeX/TeXnicCenter?

In the options menu in TexnicCenter you can go to the tab Spelling. There is the option to download a dictionary. I did that, but I still cannot choose this dictionary as default language. How can I ...
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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 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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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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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) 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 to make Kile's spell checker ignore comments and \todo?

I use Kile as my Latex editor. I really like Kile, but one of the things that I do find unbearable is the fact that does not seem to be a line or a command to force the spell checker to ignore a ...
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Add word to TexMaker dictionary?

How can I add a word to the dictionary of TexMaker? I cannot see any options for this in the software.
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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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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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How do I stop WinEdt from interfering with my (correct) typing? [duplicate]

System: Windows 10, WinEdt 10.2 Problem: Something prevents me from typing correct Finnish. More precisely. I begin to type the word "tehtävä". Only I can't!! The program thinks it is smarter ...
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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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Which file extensions shall I include when I install a new dictionary?

I am installing a new dictionary (*) in TeXstudio and I am following the instructions provided in this answer. I have opted to install the new dictionary inside the TeXstudio dictionaries folder: ..\...
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texstudio spell checking

I encounter problems with spell checking with my texstudio. I've looked at some of the questions and answers in this website. I followed some of the instructions provided in the answers but still does ...
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How can I make AUCTeX use the spelling dictionary in the same language as babel is loaded with?

Is it possible to setup AUCTeX so that it loads the spelling dictionary in the same language as the language used by babel? For example, is it possible to load the Danish ispell dictionary when a ...
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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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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 ...