[texworks] cocoAspell and TeXworks

Jonathan Kew jfkthame at googlemail.com
Fri Nov 27 16:49:17 CET 2009

On 27 Nov 2009, at 15:42, Herbert Schulz wrote:

> On Nov 27, 2009, at 8:43 AM, Chris Coath wrote:
>> Has anybody succeeded in using cocoAspell spell checker in OSX  
>> 10.6?  The install seems to work, I can select a dictionary (in  
>> Applications -> System Preferances -> Spelling) but the Edit ->  
>> Spelling menu in TeXworks shows only [tick]None.
> Howdy,
> TeXworks uses the built-in Hunspell spell checker. Follow Bruno  
> Voisin's advice about installing dictionaries. Ans, as he said, it's  
> not (La)TeX aware.

Well, just a note on this: yes, the Hunspell spell-checker itself  
isn't (La)TeX-aware, but if you have syntax highlighting turned on,  
TeXworks should avoid spell-checking the LaTeX control sequences  
etc... this is controlled by the syntax-highlighting configuration.


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