[OS X TeX] CocoAspell still not working for me

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Mon Jan 17 17:45:44 CET 2022

> On Jan 17, 2022, at 9:58 AM, Themis Matsoukas via MacOSX-TeX <macosx-tex at email.esm.psu.edu> wrote:
> I installed CocoAspell but I cannot get it to work. Basically, it doesn’t catch *any* typos. Here is what I did:
> 1. I selected a dictionary in the CocoAspell preference pane
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> 2. I selected
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Strangely it looks like you selected [w_accents], not [wo_accents].

> 3. I set the dictionary in TexShop
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> 4… but when I spell-check *no* typos are caught. If I change to the normal English dictionary in the Spelling & Grammar window, then spell checking works, but of course it marks all the latex commands as well. 
> Too many moving parts to get this thing to work, what am I missing???
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You might try selecting English (i.e., all English) rather than a specific version. It seems that cocoAspell is finding the dictionaries after compiling.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
herbs at wideopenwest.com

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