[OS X TeX] Questions about cocoAspell installation

Herb Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Mon May 2 17:32:56 CEST 2005

On 5/2/05 10:17 AM, "Bruno Voisin" <bvoisin at mac.com> wrote:

> Le 2 mai 05 à 16:54, Herb Schulz a écrit :
>> Since this appears to be a show stopper for you I guess I'll just
>> start
>> answering this one. It appears, at least in 10.3.9, that once
>> chosen in one
>> application (via choosing the dictionary) CocoAspell 2.0 still is
>> chosen
>> everywhere. If I change the dictionary in BBEdit and go back to
>> TeXShop the
>> new dictionary is chosen there (i.e., no longer aspell) too. Sigh...
>> This looks like an OS thing, not an CocoAspell thing.
> Hi Herb,
> Actually what you're saying is good news. I feared that once
> cocoAspell was installed only cocoAspell dictionaries became
> available in OS X, and that cocoAspell had to be uninstalled first
> for the OS X dictionaries to be seen again.
> If I understand correctly what you're saying -- and this is indeed
> what I'm verifying in the Spelling panel, I should have looked first
> --, all dictionaries (from both OS X and cocoAspell) are available
> simultaneously, and the only thing is that once a dictionary is
> selected (be it from OS X or cocoAspell) it remains the default for
> all applications until a new one is checked in any application. This
> is not a problem: for example, in Mail I am all the time writing
> messages in either French or English, and changing dictionary in the
> Spelling panel accordingly (except when I'm lazy or in a rush and
> just ignore the red underlinings everywhere).
> ...


That is what I meant; your interpretation is correct.

I think the old version had trouble if you had more than one filter checked.
I haven't checked if there is still a problem with this one.

So far 2.0b is working quite well for me.

Hope you solve the French dictionary problem.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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