[OS X TeX] Spell Check in TeXShop?
macplanet at macnews.de
Tue Mar 14 08:04:24 EST 2006
Am 14.03.2006 um 03:42 schrieb Jung-Tsung Shen:
> I have found out that the spellcheck feature of TeXShop (v 2.09) on my
> powerbook (MacOS X 10.4.5) is not very responsive. TeXShop didn't
> catch all the typos: sometimes if I spotted a typo myself and
> intentionally moved the cursor back and forth that word by keyboard,
> it triggered TeXShop and underscored the typo; for some other simple
> typos, however, TeXShop never caught them. Is there something wrong in
> my setup? Or, is there any way to make it more responsive? Or, should
> I use other spell checker?
I don't think it is a problem with your setup or with TeXShop, but
probably a bug in the OS X spellchecker. I have similar problems in
OmniOutliner: Spelling errors are marked correctly while I type, but
not always in the whole document.
> I have had some papers submitted with a
> couple of simple typos uncaught and am really hoping to find a way to
> improve this. (not that I am blaming TaXShop for this ... :-))
You can always check the spelling using the spell checking window, in
my experience this works correctly. I think the problems are limited
to the "Check spelling while you type" option.
mad at macpla.net
PGP key: http://macpla.net/MatthiasDamm.asc
PGP fingerprint: CED3 6074 7F7D 3148 C6F3 DFF2 05FF 3A0B 0D12 4D41
------------------------- Info --------------------------
Mac-TeX Website: http://www.esm.psu.edu/mac-tex/
& FAQ: http://latex.yauh.de/faq/
TeX FAQ: http://www.tex.ac.uk/faq
List Archive: http://tug.org/pipermail/macostex-archives/
More information about the MacOSX-TeX