[OS X TeX] Multi-languages typesetting

Berend Hasselman bhh at xs4all.nl
Thu Aug 27 14:15:21 CEST 2015

> On 27 Aug 2015, at 13:43, Herbert Schulz <herbs at wideopenwest.com> wrote:
>> 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
> Howdy,
> 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.

I have English and Dutch as Preferred Languages in the Language&Region section of System Preferences.
In Mail, TextEdit and BBEdit (and possibly more) Apple Spell Check does multilingual spellchecking.


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