Writing Latex with spell check? Go Tex Maker go! (Dictionary in Tex Maker on Ubuntu)

Installing Tex maker

Well, as everything else, installing Tex Maker in Ubuntu is plain easy:

1) Open Ubuntu Software Center or Synaptic Package Manager and type “Tex maker” in the search field.

2) Click on it to install it, and wait.

Now you can enjoy Latex in all its formatting-greatness and stiffness.

Adding Spell Checking to Text Maker

Google for “open office dictionaries” and download the one we want (English – UK).  Extract the zip and place it in a nice place. (Keep your computer organized!)


In Tex Maker: go to Options > Configure > Editor, and browse the file.


2 Responses to “Writing Latex with spell check? Go Tex Maker go! (Dictionary in Tex Maker on Ubuntu)”

  1. 1 dave
    February 8, 2011 at 12:34 pm

    i was having trouble getting spell check to work until i read this and realized texmaker doesn’t come with a dictionary by default. thanks!

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