Can anyone recommend a spell checker for tex files?
peter at silmaril.ie
Fri Aug 16 15:15:51 CEST 2019
And for 100%, print it and proofread on paper.
On 16 August 2019 09:52:34 "Taylor, P" <P.Taylor at rhul.ac.uk> wrote:
> Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
>> [...] it's quite unlikely that poeple use macros like
>> \reorder, hence the benefit is quite small.
> I agree that the \reorder macro is pathological in its behaviour, but this
> is deliberate — it was intended just as a demonstration that what goes in
> is not necessarily what comes out. But as I write, I realise that even
> spell-checking the DVI/PDF is not necessarily sufficient, since one could (
> for example) \raise and \lower fragments of text to create seemingly
> perfect words on-screen (or on paper) which in reality do not exist as
> words (qua words) in either the TeX source or the DVI/PDF output. So, for
> 99% of cases, spell-checking the TeX source should suffice; for 99.9%,
> spell-checking the DVI/PDF, but for 99.9% recurring one would need
> integrated OCR as well.
> Philip Taylor
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