LanguageCategory

LanguageCategory
is an option for Cell that determines in what category of language the contents of the cell should be assumed to be for purposes of spell checking and hyphenation.

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  • Possible settings for LanguageCategory are:
  • "Formula"mathematical formula
    "Mathematica"Mathematica input
    "NaturalLanguage"human natural language
    Nonedo no spell checking or hyphenation
  • LanguageCategory is normally set to for text cells, for input cells, and None for output cells.
  • LanguageCategory is more often set at the level of styles than at the level of individual cells.

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Basic Examples (1)Basic Examples (1)

Create a document with cells that have different LanguageCategory settings:

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Syntax coloring is displayed only in cells with LanguageCategory->"Mathematica":

The menu command Edit ► Check Spelling finds misspellings only in cells:

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