[OS X TeX] Problem with aspell

Jimi Alphapower at gmx.de
Tue Aug 4 10:33:47 EDT 2009

> I am converting from 10.4 PPC to 10.5 INTEL.  I just installed the  
> MacTex 2008 package and downloaded MacTextras.  Because I had used  
> ispell/aspell for text files and in my alpine mailing program, I  
> installed aspell.  I cannot get it to work.
I have always wondered why should one use a third party spell-checker?  
Why not use the built-in checker? Has aspell any advantages?

Thanks for any tips or links.

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