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Linux command-line PDF spellchecker

I am looking for a command line tool that can spellcheck a PDF file, that can run on Linux. If possible, I would like the tool to be able to accept a custom dictionary. I know this question already ...
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Installed Spell Checker for all Windows 10 apps, that works like the one in Gmail

I have tried Ginger, TinySpell and Grammarly. Grammarly was acceptable but I'd really prefer something with the look and feel of the spellchecker that is built into Gmail. I am running Windows 10 and ...
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Spell checker that will work within any Windows application

I'm seeking recommendations for an English spell-checker that will work within any Windows app. Required Features: Compatible with Windows 7-10 Ability to spell check existing text in a window. For ...
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Gratis Windows spell check app that hooks the keyboard

Is there a gratis Windows spellcheck app that hooks the keyboard and so can be used with all all apps? As Izzy knows :-) I am a lousy typist. My main problem is transposed characters so I really like ...
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Is there an API (or URL) to directly or indirectly check Google's spell correct?

I see this question but I am going to make mine a little different. I really like the quality of Google Docs spell check. I have a program which outputs near misses and I test some of these near ...
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Spell and Grammar checking engine with RESTful API

If I think of automated writing support service, the following examples come to my mind: Microsoft Word with some proprietary engine Open Source engine from Open Office, Hunspell Commerical online ...
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Grammar checker extension for Firefox

I'm using Mozilla Firefox, and I'm writing a lot of articles on different sites. I need an extension that will check the text I write (in English) and suggest me how to fix it if there are any grammar ...
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C++ Part-Of-Speech tagger

I am, with some friends, developing a serious game about correcting spelling mistakes. The first version was developed in Java, but we want to start again from scratch, and we decided to use C++/Qt ...
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Simple terminology checker

I am looking for a simple tool that would check text for terminology based on a replacement list. Example of a replacement definition: allowed: application disallowed: app; consider: application ...
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Lightweight text editor for spell check & grammar check offline in OS X

I keep using LibreOffice for just the spell & grammar check, earlier it was MS Word. Is there an offline version for English language that is multi-platform? Basically an app like Windows ...
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Free, portable, Windows email client with auto-correct spelling

I am almost desperate enough to use MS Outlook, but would strongly prefer something portable. Must have Gratis Windows (10) Support multiple email addresses [update] auto-correct spell ...
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Check spelling as you type for macOS

I spend many days trying to find an app for macOS that would check my spelling as I type and warn me with a sound that a word was misspelled. tinySpell+ is what I use on my PC and it is great. I with ...
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Spell checking a .md file in GitHub while accessing the online .md editor

Is there an easy way to spell check markdown files in GitHub while editing them directly online using the Chrome browser? I tried a few Chrome plugins but they don't seem to recognize the markdown ...
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Command-line spell check for Windows

I'm looking for a command-line spell checker for windows. Currently, GNU ASpell absolutely is not working out for me. Neither the installed nor portable version. They would not even create console ...
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LibreOffice dictionary and spell checking in other languages? (without Java)

Using LibreOffice (latest version) on OS X, everything in English. However I frequently work with documents in other languages (e.g. German, Dutch, French) and I would like to have spell checking for ...
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Chrome extension to disable spellcheck in a text field?

I occasionally need to write Latin in a text box in Chrome. And this always happens: I don't really want to break out a dedicated text editor just for this, but the red lines under most words ...
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Autocorrect anywhere on Windows

I am looking for a program that runs in any program on Windows that autocorrects common misspellings (like iOS's keyboard). I would like: it to be free it to automatically auto-correct (in case that ...
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Command line spellchecker for Finnish

Would you know where I could get a command line spellchecker (Windows binary if possible) that I can use in noninteractive mode for Finnish (in order to filter a list of strings that can be words or ...
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Spell- and grammar-checker for PDF documents

I am looking for a program that can spell-check a PDF document (without having to convert the PDF into another format like .docx, which I can do using Adobe Acrobate Pro). If possible, free, ...
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Spell-checker for LaTeX documents

I am looking for a program that can perform spell-checking for a LaTeX document that comprises several .tex files and one .bib. If possible: free Windows 7 grammar checking too GUI