[Mac OS X TeX] cocoAspell + file dictionary
jerome.laurens at u-bourgogne.fr
Thu Feb 21 05:32:44 EST 2002
Le lundi 11 février 2002, à 04:12 AM, William McCallum a écrit :
> I just discovered that, on my installation, even though cocoAspell
> incorrectly flags TeX commands as misspelled by underlining them (since
> I have the "Check spelling as you type" option checked), it does not
> find them when I run it as a spell checker using the "Spelling ..." or
> "Check Spelling" options. So maybe that's the difference between those
> of us who are saying it works and those who are saying it doesn't.
Normal behaviour due to internal Mac OS X word recognition.
However I just recall that
"Version 1.15 of TeXShop can check spelling as you type. This change was
prompted by the release of a "cocoa spell checker" by Anton Leuski..."
which is obviously uninteresting if there is no difference with the
previous use of any kind of dictionary (which is the case from a TeX
point of view)
On the contrary iTeXMac really checks spelling as you type, such that
previous wrong behaviour never (?) occurs. Moreover it does not rely on
a TeXish dictionary... No more comment.
However, here is the real important question:
For words learned by the dictionary, it is in fact the reponsibility of
the text editor to store and load them. I think we should agree on a
general file extension (not .dict) and a file format. Something might
What are your suggestions?
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