[OS X TeX] Spell Check in TeXShop?

Themis Matsoukas matsoukas at psu.edu
Tue Mar 14 09:28:57 EST 2006

On Mar 13, 2006, at 9:42 PM, Jung-Tsung Shen wrote:

> 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.

This is a general problem with the OS X spell-checker which seems  
lazy; you get the same problem in other applications too (e.g.  
mail.app). Not only typos are not caught immediately, but often,  
corrected typos remain flagged as mistakes until the spell-checker  
decides to wake up.

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