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Old 02-13-2014, 07:17 AM   #1
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Good grammar and spell checkers programs?


I am looking for software to help me to fix the misspellings of the scientific articles that I make. It would be good if the software could do grammar and spelling check.

Most of the software that exist promise more than what they really do.
Has anyone know really good software?

The program can be for Linux, Windows, or even online.
 
Old 02-13-2014, 04:45 PM   #2
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What do you use to write with? In most cases, your 'writer' program will have some kind of spell-checker. Some are better than others, and if you are writing scientific articles, you will have to add some specialist technical words, but that part should 'just work' (more or less).

Grammar checking is harder, but might not totally be a lost cause.
 
Old 02-19-2014, 11:25 AM   #3
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I use emacs, and libreoffice word, but I want more than a spell checker. I want suggestions to make a sentence semantically correct and maybe have some suggestions on how to build a sentence better.

This way, I can have a better written scientific article.
 
Old 02-19-2014, 03:01 PM   #4
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I am a phonetic speller so for "odd" words i use google search's auto complete , then add that word to the editors dictionary

as to grammar ????
i gave up on that a long time ago .
 
Old 02-21-2014, 04:30 AM   #5
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Inline spell-checkers are ok (as long as you pick the version of English you prefer eg British v USA), but as above, I've NEVER been convinced by any of the grammar checkers I've seen so far.
 
Old 02-22-2014, 08:04 AM   #6
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For syntax based errors , gedit , kate ,geanny are just beautifull !


Ohh , sorry , did not see grammar topic properly , ignore this reply

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