[OS X TeX] Cocoaspell does not know common words

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Fri Aug 27 18:34:42 EDT 2010

On Aug 27, 2010, at 9:15 AM, <cfrees at imapmail.org> <cfrees at imapmail.org> wrote:

> On Fri 27th Aug, 2010 at 06:52, Herbert Schulz seems to have written:
>> On Aug 26, 2010, at 10:44 PM, Nathan Paxton wrote:
>>> 	I do have a UNIX version of aspell installed in /usr/local/bin. Should this make a difference?
>>> Best,
>>> -Nathan A. Paxton
>> Howdy,
>> I believe that's one supplied by Apple and not used by CocoAspell.
> Has Apple altered its policy for Leopard/Snow Leopard? In previous OS
> versions, Apple didn't install under /usr/local at all that I'm aware
> of. Neither did Apple supply aspell.
> I've got /usr/local/bin/aspell but that's something I installed myself.
> It doesn't cause issues for me with CocoAspell. On the other hand, I
> seem to have reverted from 0.60.6 to 0.60.4 although I cannot now
> remember why I did this.
> Best,
> cfr


I don't know if CocoAspell or Apple installed it or not but I've got /usr/local/bin/aspell that is version 0.6.5:

$ which aspell
$ aspell --version
@(#) International Ispell Version 3.1.20 (but really Aspell 0.60.5)

with Snow Leopard.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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