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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Checking a huge mathematical document with aspell

(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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Texmaker: Searching all files

I would like to search in my whole source code, which contains a lot of input-commands. For example, I would like to search for \mathbb{N}, and replace it with \mathbb{M} in every file. I also ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Tell speck-mode to not highlight commands?

As flyspell-mode is slow, I use speck-mode. With LaTeX files, this mode also spell checks commands. For example, not being an English word, documentclass is highlighted: Can I tell speck-mode to not ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cyrillic (Bulgarian) spellchecker for Texmaker

I'm using Texmaker under Windows and I need spellchecker for the bulgarian language. Any ideas ?
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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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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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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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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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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 ...