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.
- Possible settings for LanguageCategory are:
"Formula" mathematical formula "Input" Wolfram Language input "NaturalLanguage" human natural language "Output" Wolfram Language output None do no spell checking or hyphenation
- LanguageCategory is normally set to "NaturalLanguage" for text cells, "Input" for input cells, "Output" for output cells, and None for print and message cells.
- LanguageCategory is also used by the system to help determine the behavior of automatic completion and code highlighting features.
- LanguageCategory is more often set at the level of styles than at the level of individual cells.
Basic Examples (1)
Create a document with cells that have different LanguageCategory settings:
Syntax coloring is displayed only in cells with LanguageCategory->"Input":
The menu command Edit ▶ Check Spelling finds misspellings only in "NaturalLanguage" cells:
Wolfram Research (1999), LanguageCategory, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/LanguageCategory.html (updated 2014).
Wolfram Language. 1999. "LanguageCategory." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research. Last Modified 2014. https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/LanguageCategory.html.
Wolfram Language. (1999). LanguageCategory. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/LanguageCategory.html