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Questions tagged [spelling]

{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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texstudio doesnt add new works to dictionary via context menu

I have TeXstudio 2.10.8 in Ubuntu 16.10. When I right click on misspelled word and try to add it manually by selecting "add to dictionary", it doesn't work and later the word will be marked as ...
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Auto-correction introduces spelling mistakes

With increasing frequency auto-correction is suggesting and, if not caught, automatically introducing spelling mistakes in my English or German texts. Some of today's examples are (currently working ...
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Is there any grammar correcting software in TeXmaker?

I am interested in a grammar correcting software in TeXmaker if there is one around like in Microsoft word: it's possible to correct grammar : commas placing, redundant expression, non-formulated ...
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French spell check for texMaker is not working?

i'm trying to correct my report using texmaker i have downloaded and added the french language to texmaker But when i click on the spell check button a window appears but no suggestions or ...
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Turn off Vim spellcheck in custom region

I have the following definitions in a .tex file preamble: \newcommand{\beq}{\begin{eqnarray}} \newcommand{\eeq}{\end{eqnarray}} If I then use \beq and \eeq to define an equation array region, spell ...
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Spell check in TeXworks

I am using TeXworks and I would like to enable spell check in my language (Slovak). I downloaded the corresponding .dic and .aff files, put them in the .../resources/dictionaries folder but when I ...
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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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MiKTeX spelling check red underline [closed]

I have MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit on a Windows 10, and I can't get the red underline in misspelled words to appear. I tried to install in different folders, but no success. If I right-click on a misspelled ...
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TexStudio - Getting list of bad words to work

Using TexStudio 2.10.8 on MacOSX 10.11.3 with language-tool installed. I am trying to get the "bad words" highlighting of TexStudio to work. Therefore I created a list of bad-words badwords/bad_words....
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Location of spelling dictionary in TeXShop on El Capitan

I was doing a spell check in TeXShop 3.58 and accidentally clicked on "Learn" for a word that isn't a word ("subalfgebra", in case you're wondering). I'd like to fix this by editing the dictionary ...
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Spelling syntax colouring

Is there a way to change the syntax colouring for spelling in TexWorks? Currently red for comments and underlined red for mispelled words doesn't really stand out.
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Make TeXstudio spell check all files

I have my document split up and referenced by a root document in the form of; \input{path/to/file} I can currently trigger a spell check on the current document by using Tools > Check Spelling. Is ...
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LyX Spellchecker not working Windows

I'm running Windows 8.1 and have tried almost everything to get the LyX spellchecker working. I know that there have been questions asked before on this site here and here. I've tried almost ...
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Latin abbreviation management

It appears that some abbreviation inherited from Latin, e.g., i.e., have different inter-space prescription in different languages for different reasons (good and bad ones). No space space in English, ...
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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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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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Check spelling taking forever

I think it gets applied only for the current page. Anyway, the document has 2 pages. It get's stuck at 11%, why? What can I do to use this nice tool, called "Check spelling"?
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Spell check not working in frame title and block title?

I am using beamer to make my presentation. However spell check is not checking the spellings in frame titles and block titles. How to fix it?
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English language [closed]

I really don't understand why LaTeX still doesn't recognize English language when I write and in this way it doesn't check spelling or grammar mistakes. I've installed the babel package using English ...
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Texstudio - Spellchecking not working within [ ] brakets with \autocite [duplicate]

In a somewhat similar problem as in this question in Texstudio spellchecking does not work when I use \autocite. Here is a MWE to show what I mean \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{memoir} \usepackage[...
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Spellchecker misses misspelled words [closed]

I have downloaded additional Slovenian dictionary package for TeXstudio and when I run spellchecking, I thought it worked fine, since it pointed out some misspelled words and came up with possible ...
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TexStudio: Enable spellchecking in user-defined commands

I am trying to find a way to enable spell-check in cases such as: \remark[I don't understend this]{$2+5=7$} I found something that might look as an answer but it sadly does not work ... In '...
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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 Spell Checker to TeXworks on Windows

I installed TeXworks and I was trying to install a spell checker but I couldn't. I installed OpenOffice but nothing changed, the combo-box of spell checkers in TeXworks is empty. I am working on ...
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Spell-checking and Kile

I have been using texmaker for a long time and I decided to give Kile a try. When I miss-spell a word in Texmaker the spell-checker marks it red and right-clicking on the word shows me possible ...
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TeXnicCenter Finnish Spelling, how to use a new language/spelling [duplicate]

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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How to add plaintext wordlist as a TexStudio dictionary?

I found a great wordlist of scientific terms for spellchecking. How can I add this to TexStudio? I have tried following the instructions on the site by renaming the txt file to dic and putting it ...
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Ispell in Emacs without a middle mouse button

Ispell/Flyspell in Emacs uses the mouse middle button to activate the context menu for a misspelled word. The problem is that my laptop doesn't have a middle button. So is there any way to tell Ispell ...
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Spell check package for writeLaTeX.com

I use writeLaTeX to create my Tex documents. It's great, it has a dynamic preview which works much better than any other latex software I have seen, and as your files are saved online so you can ...
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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 checking package for Texlive

Is there any package for texlive to check spelling and replace the right spelling in an interactive way? I can use command line 'aspell' or 'ispell' checker but these do not modify the .tex file only ...
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Where does TeXworks store list of words to be ignored by the spell checker

Where does TeXworks store words selected to be ignored by the spell checker? I am using TeXworks 0.4.5 r1280 (MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit) on Win7 Enterprise 64-bit, with the Hunspell dictionary en_AU (C:\...
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Problems with TexStudio 2.7 spell checker

I'm working with TexStudio 2.7, and trying to get the spell checker to work. I've tried downloading a new dictionary (as in here), as well as modifying the .aff file (as suggested here), but this ...
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How to add dictionary in texstudio? [duplicate]

I am newbie to both latex and Ubuntu-linux 14.04. I already installed texlive and texstudio for latex environment. Everything works fine. When I am trying to use spell check option it is giving error ...
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Remove all math for spelling and grammar checking

I'm compiling a LaTeX file to pdf and then I use a pdf to text converter to convert the file to plain text. I then use LanguageTool to do grammar checking on that plain text file. The LaTeX source has ...
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Using another program for grammar and spell checking latex documents

Admittedly, I am spoiled by having my nice red and green squiggles in word, and I write my LaTeX documents in an editor that supports some of these features (TeXStudio if it matters). However, I have ...
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Spellchecking a large latex project

I am currently writing a quite large report with many different .tex files. I have found some utilities (aspell, ispell ...) that are able to deal with a single file. Is there some command that will ...
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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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Lyx on Ubuntu 14.04: Spell checker has no dictionaries

Situation: I'm trying to spell check for German in Lyx on Ubuntu 14.04. Currently I'm having Enchant selected under Preferences, but I'm open to any alternative to gain "in document" spell checking ...
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How to disable hyphenation in lualatex?

I am using the mechanism outlined in this answer to generate a text-only version of a fairly complex document for spell-checking. This is my first attempt to use lualatex, so this might be littered ...
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Spellchecking highlighting problem in TexStudio when writing in Arabic

When I write a document in Arabic it behaves differently than in English when it comes to highlighting words misspelled. Consider the screenshot below: Arabic comma right after the target word, ...
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vim-spell: exclude custom LaTeX commands

I'm using Vim (with vim-latex) to write my LaTeX documents. I made a bunch of custom commands to mark different kinds of "variables" (as in programming languages) I use in text, in formulas and in ...
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How to exclude code from spell-checking in LyX?

I'm writing a technical document in LyX (version 2.0.5.1 for Windows) and I'm using Hunspell for spell checking. Throughout the text, there are code snippets which I've formatted with the "Code" text ...
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Checking a huge mathematical document with aspell [duplicate]

(This question was originally posted on stackoverflow, but the audience there recommended to move this post here.) I want to check the spelling in a huge mathematical document written in LaTeX. This ...
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How to set spelling dictionary on the fly in Aquamacs [closed]

This is not specifically a TeX question, but I think it might be relevant here since all TeX users are also text editor users. I use the Emacs Aquamacs (v 3.0a) text editor. My locale on my Mac is ...
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VIM default language for tex files [duplicate]

I don't really know if I'm right here, if so please say something. But, I currently work on my bachelor-thesis and want to enable spell check in my VIM. But currently I have to do this every time ...
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Editing Ignored Words in TeXworks Spell Checker

I turned on the spell-checker in TeXworks to check the typos in the English words of my LaTeX document. It flagged several innocuous words so I was pretty heavy handed with R-click/"Ignore word" and ...
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How can I get Aspell to check accented characters?

I've installed aspell with Homebrew and I've added the italian dictionary. Unfortunately aspell don't check words like "è", "necessità" because they are written in this way: "necessit\`a". How can I ...
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'Find' spelling mistakes in TeXworks

I'm reasonably happy with the dictionary functionality in TeXworks but I am struggling to see how I can 'find' all the spelling mistakes in my (painfully long) tex file. I was hoping for a Wordesque ...