[OS X TeX] Aspell not working

Michael Kubovy kubovy at virginia.edu
Tue Feb 20 09:04:43 EST 2007

Thanks Adam,

On Feb 20, 2007, at 8:47 AM, Adam M. Goldstein wrote:

> On Feb 20, 2007, at 8:19 AM, Michael Kubovy wrote:
>> 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".

I had done that both in Mail and in TeXShop.

> 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 installed cocoAspell.2.0.4.i86.dmg

> 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 . . .

Still no underlining of misspelled words, and when I open Aspell <CMD- 
SHIFT-:> it doesn't find the errors.
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