Can anyone recommend a spell checker for tex files?

Peter Flynn peter at
Thu Aug 15 19:20:22 CEST 2019

On 14/08/2019 21:30, Paulo Ney de Souza wrote:
> The OP states that he uses a third-party editor. The tricky part here is
> to get the TeX codes and commands cleared out of the file to be
> spelled...not the speller itself since there are tons of them. This
> should be the job of this third party editor or of TeXshop, luatex or
> even detex...but my question is -- what is the application you used to
> run for that? I am not aware of any under MS-Windows.

detex on CTAN should run under Windows. This strips TeX commands, and
leaves you with the plain text.

Or use Pandoc.


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