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Linter Chktex

Install with:
    apm install linter-chktex

linter-chktex package

This Atom package provides a Linter interface for the LaTeX chktex utility. It provides real-time stylistic suggestions as you write.


  1. Install chktex if it is not already installed. chktex is installed by default with TeX Live, but you may have to install it separately with other distributions.
  2. apm install linter-chktex
  3. If chktex is not in your PATH, you will need to set the executablePath to point to the chktex executable (see below).


You can configure linter-chktex by editing ~/.atom/config.cson (choose Open Your Config in Atom menu). If you want to pass additional command line arguments to chktex (for example, to enable or disable specific checks), you can do so using the chktexArgs setting. 'linter-chktex': executablePath: "C:\\texlive\\2014\\bin\\win32\\chktex.exe", chktexArgs: ["-wall", "-n22", "-n30", "-e16"]

For more information, see the chktex manual.


If you would like to contribute, please submit a pull request!

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