[OS X TeX] Spell checking

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sat Sep 5 15:49:23 CEST 2020

> On Sep 5, 2020, at 9:37 AM, Roussanka Loukanova <rl.stpuu at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> How do I get English(Aspell)? 
> I do not see it in the list:
> TeXShop's Edit->Show Spelling and Grammar (Cmd-:)
> I do not have the Spell icon in the System Preferences.
> I used to have Aspell, but after attempts to update it, I lost Aspell and the Preference Pane Spell (icon) in the System Preferences. I tried to reinstall it, from scratch, by following instructions from: 
> CocoAspell from <http://cocoaspell.leuski.net> 
> https://people.ict.usc.edu/leuski/cocoaspell//public_html/
> I asked Leuski by email address that was on that website, but I've never got any answer.
> Best Regards,
> Roussanka
> On Sat, Sep 5, 2020 at 1:14 PM Themis Matsoukas via MacOSX-TeX <macosx-tex at email.esm.psu.edu> wrote:
> Hi Herb,
> > That, of course, will then use that dictionary as default in other apps, like Mail, which I like but others may not. I believe you can choose the `English(Aspell)' dictionary for TeXShop alone by setting it in TeXShop's Edit->Show Spelling and Grammar (Cmd-:) Menu Item. Again, I use it for all my apps so I'm not sure.
> It did not occur to me to look at the  Edit->Show Spelling and Grammar menu item, I thought it would be in the preferences somewhere. Thanks for pointing this out.
> Themis


Have you installed cocoAspell?

If you do and there is a problem let us know.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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