[OS X TeX] How do people handle spellchecking of different languages?

Gerben Wierda Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl
Tue Sep 21 21:52:28 CEST 2004

On Sep 21, 2004, at 20:55, Simon Spiegel wrote:

> As many others on this list I use TeXShop for writing and Cocoaspell 
> for spellchecking. This combination is quite nice, since Cocoaspell 
> can handle TeX pretty well. I just have one problem: When writing 
> academic stuff I regularly have more than one language in one 
> document; normally the main part is German and lots of English quotes. 
> Most more advanced word processors offer the option to set the 
> language per paragraph or even by word. TeXShop/Cocoaspell can't do 
> that because you only can globally select one language.
> Has anyone come up with a solution for this?

A labour intensive workaround would be if you had your quotes in 
separate files or in a separate file. If TeXShop would be able to 
remember a language per document it woul dthen be possible to have it 

I do not think the underlying engine supports a way to handle multiple 
languages in one check.


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