[OS X TeX] How do people handle spellchecking in different languages
bkerstetter at mac.com
Fri Sep 24 13:39:00 EDT 2004
Open a new document. Select Multilingual spelling as Hugh describes
Type: This is my colour. What is your color?
Check spelling and everything is spelled correctly.
Switch from Multilingual to English spelling. (Apple, of course meant
so say American English. Right?) =:O
Check spelling and "colour" comes up wrong. So there is a not so
colourful color test.
On Sep 24, 2004, at 12:14 PM, Hugh Neary wrote:
> I found this snippet on a Mac website:
> "Guillaume" offered the solution to yesterday's problem of how to make
> Apple's Mail application more multi-lingual:
> Mathieu should just go in the Edit -> Spelling -> Spelling menu (yes,
> "Spelling" is there in menu and sub-menu), and, instead of choosing
> French or English, just use the "Multilingual" option. It allows one
> to use many languages at the same time. This also works for most of
> Cocoa applications as well.
> In fact I checked in TeXShop and such menu items and such a
> multilingual dictionary possibility do seem to be inherited from
> Cocoa. I haven't experimented to see how well it does or doesn't work
> Hugh Neary
>> On Sep 22, 2004, at 4:55 AM, Simon Spiegel wrote:
>>> As many others on this list I use TeXShop for writing and Cocoaspell
>>> for spellchecking. This combination is quite nice, since Cocoaspell
>>> can handle TeX pretty well. I just have one problem: When writing
>>> academic stuff I regularly have more than one language in one
>>> document; normally the main part is German and lots of English
>>> Most more advanced word processors offer the option to set the
>>> language per paragraph or even by word. TeXShop/Cocoaspell can't do
>>> that because you only can globally select one language.
>>> Has anyone come up with a solution for this?
>>> Simon Spiegel
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