[OS X TeX] Aspell not working
Adam M. Goldstein
amgoldstein at mac.com
Tue Feb 20 08:47:43 EST 2007
On Feb 20, 2007, at 8:19 AM, Michael Kubovy wrote:
> Dear Friends,
> I'm running Mac OS X 10.4.8 (8N1250) on a MacPro. I installed
> Aspell, but I'm not getting underlining of spelling error either in
> TeXShop or in Mail.app.
> Suggestions as to the problem?
Regardless of whether you have Aspell installed, you should get spell
checking using the built-in spell checker. The easiest way to get
this on a per-application basis is to right-click (ctrl-click) when
editing text, and choose "check spelling as you type".
How did you install Aspell? Did you install cocoASpell? This
integrates with OS X and will create a preference pane in your system
preferences which you can use to select one of the Aspell
dictionaries. I have selected all three of the "English (United
States) dictionaries." I don't know what the differences are, though.
I don't know how to get the OS to check spelling using Aspell
dictionaries installed by Fink or DarwinPorts or some other method; I
am sure someone on the list does know though . . .
Find cocoAspell at:
Dr. Adam M. Goldstein
amgoldstein <at> mac <dot> com
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