[OS X TeX] TeX on Snow Leopard
P.Vamos at exeter.ac.uk
Sun Aug 30 19:40:21 EDT 2009
At 20:56 +0100 30/8/09, Frank STENGEL wrote:
>Le 30 août 2009 à 21:06, Peter Vamos a écrit :
> > I did notice
> > one thing though: lots more LaTeX commands were underlined in red
>> in the input file by the spellchecker than I remembered. [ TeXShop->
>> Prefs-> Source check Spelling ticked, TeXShop->Edit Check spelling
>> while typing checked.] A comparison with Mac 3 on the same file
>> confirmed this. In fact most of the commands are now underlined
>> (exceptions: \begin \end \item ..). Mac 1 was running CoCoAspell
>> before SL but not Mac 2. The pref pane is still there and working on
> > Mac 1 but CoCoAspell itself seems to be broken, checked in
>> TexEdit.Now both Macs 1 and 2 seems to be the same, unsatisfactory
>> state as far as TeX spellchecking is concerned. Can anyone else
>> confirm this and/or offer an explanation?
>Have you checked the following: In the "Language & Text" (system)
>preference pane, Text tab, do you have "Automatic by Language"
>selected in the spelling popup? I discovered that changing it to a
>specific language (something like "English (Aspell)" solves your issue.
You are right. This works! Thanks. This is new in
SL. I did notice this tab on my Mac 2 but this
machine did not have CoCoAspell so changing it
from "Automatic by Language" to British English
had no effect. On the other hand on my Mac 1
where I did have CoCoAspell, I did check
CoCoAspell's pref pane but not this new System
Pref and this had no effect either. So I
concluded, wrongly, that CoCoAspell was broken.
It works but you have to set it in _both_ its own
_and_ in the System Preferences now. So to sum up:
If you want TeX/LaTeX sensitive spell checking in
SL, _do_ install CoCoAspell, check its Pref pane:
languages you want _and_ tick the TeX/LaTeX
Now go to System preferences -> Language & Text
in the popup under Automatic, the languages you
selected in CoCoAspell's pref pane will now show
up, e.g. English (Aspell). Choose this and this
will now work.
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