# [OS X TeX] Spell check by TeXShop

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Wed Dec 21 22:07:00 CET 2011

On Dec 21, 2011, at 1:55 PM, R. Vijay Krishna wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> I'm having some trouble with the spell check in TeXShop.  I use some shortcuts for typing; for instance, using
>
> \newcommand{\calF}{\mathcal{F}}
>
> in the preamble allows me to type $\calF$ in the text.  But as I type $\calF$, the spell checker (I use Aspell) automatically converts this to $\calf$ which, of course, isn't what I want.  Am I doing something wrong?  Is this new behaviour?  I have been using such shortcuts for a decade now, and this seems to be a Lion-related issue.
>
> Thanks
> Vijay

Howdy,

Welcome to Apple's auto-correct feature. Please see if Text Replacement in Edit->Substitutions is checked. If it is, uncheck it. If it isn't check it and then uncheck it. Please let me know if that fixes things.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)