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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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In vim: How to enable spellchecking of text only and exclude listings

How can I set up vim in such a manner, that it spellchecks only the text portion of my file? I write a lot of reports that include code listings, which I would like to exclude from the spellchecking. ...
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Make emacs speller work with accented/modified letters

In continuation to this question I was wondering, now that my document is full of \' and other accents, the emacs speller balks on all the words... Is there a way to get a spell-checker to understand \...
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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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What is the \name macro?

Is anyone familiar with the macro \name{}? The AucTeX configuration uses it to avoid spell-checking people names, but it does not seem to be defined. Is it just a mock macro, or it has some real ...
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Workflow for reviewing PDFs generated from TeX?

I am currently letting friends and family spellcheck my thesis written with LaTeX. Since my markup is macro-heavy and not all of them have ever used another editor but MS Word, I cannot let them work ...
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Configuring Vim to only check spelling in text regions

Is there a way to configure Vim so that it only checks spelling in the text regions of TeX files?
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How to turn on flyspell mode with AUCTeX?

I'm using flyspell mode, but unfortunatly I have to M-x flyspell-mode in each AUCTeX buffer. Somehow (add-hook 'LaTeX-mode-hook 'flyspell-mode) doesn't work for me. What is the correct flyspell-hook ...
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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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Spell checking LaTeX documents

What's the best strategy for spell checking LaTeX documents?