[OS X TeX] Multi-languages typesetting

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Thu Aug 27 13:43:22 CEST 2015

> On Aug 27, 2015, at 3:08 AM, Jean-Claude DE SOZA <jeanclaudedesoza at orange.fr> wrote:
> Bonjour to all the members of the list,
> I'am typesetting a book of recipes of my old aunt written in Vietnamese and French. 
> Accentuation is very important in Vietnamese and I want the file to be spellchecked in Vietnamese but also in French. I use CocoAspell.
> So I put at its beginning the classic :
>> %!TEX TS-program = pdflatex
>> %!TeX spellcheck = French [80]
>> %!TeX spellcheck = Vietnamese
>> \documentclass[11pt]{book}
>> %========= encodages ==========%
>> \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc}
>> \usepackage[T1,T5]{fontenc}
>> \usepackage[french,vietnam]{babel}
> I put French as my main language and Vietnamese as the second in the package babel as you note it.
> But the text in French is spellchecked in Vietnamese and is obviously full of errors. It seems that only the second language in the preamble works.
> My question is: "Is it possible to have two or more languages spellchecked with CocoAspell?"
> Jean-Claude DE SOZA
> jeanclaudedesoza at orange.fr


I believe CocoAspell can only load one dictionary at a time. IT actually runs under the Apple Spell Check system and even that one may only load one Dictionary at a time.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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