[OS X TeX] Spell Check in TeXShop?

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at mac.com
Thu Mar 16 11:00:19 EST 2006

Le 16 mars 06 à 15:39, Jérôme Laurens a écrit :

> Actually, there is indeed a mean to avoid switching dictionaries,  
> you just have to organize your work more efficiently. You can  
> either learn spelling :-(

Done. A long time ago.

But that's not how I see spell checkers. I'm using them to catch  
typos, caused by typing things too fast -- because of being generally  
in a rush -- and looking at the keys not at the screen -- because of  
being an incompetent typist --. Then, to ensure correct spelling and  
grammar for thought-out documents (scientific papers, technical  
reports and the like), nothing beats IMO spell checking the old way:  
re-reading the document carefully, preferably based on a printed  
version (because I can't be critical of something displayed on a  

But for email, which I generally won't have time to re-read before  
sending, and for which rapidity of communication is often more  
important than spelling and composition, I rely on spell checkers  
almost exclusively.

> or you can write letters one day in english only and in french the  
> other one:-)

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