{babel} is a package that manages culturally-determined typographical (and other) rules, and hyphenation patterns for a wide range of languages.

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XeLaTeX: incomplete \iffalse with pdfpages and spanish babel

The following code \documentclass{article} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \usepackage{pdfpages} \begin{document} \includepdf[landscape]{example-image-16x9.pdf} \end{document} when compiled with ...
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Additionally hyphenation rules like in InDesign

Is there a package or some penalty setting to control the hyphenation points of a word? In InDesign for example you could define that a word should only be broken after x letters (see link under Set ...
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Bibliography. Book edition not appearing correctly with babelbib

I am writting a document in Kile with TexLive using the babelbib package (with the spanish language) and it isn't displaying book editions correctly: if in the edition field I put on "2" I get as ...
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Compilation error related russian babel.def

I'm trying to compile document in TeXStudio. After quite a long time it fails with an error: TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [pool size=3133199] In the log just before this error I see the following: ...
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I can't use an accent into a file directory with hyperref

suppose i have this path C:\holá where holá is a folder. I need to open it. So I tried with \href{run:C:/holá}{folder with an accent}. But this error message appears: "C:\hol\unhbox..." What can I ...
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\@ifpackagewith doesn't behave as I expected with global options

When I compile the following code, I expect a "Yes" but I get a "No" instead. Is there something subtle going on or is my method for checking wrong? If so, how can I see which options have been passed ...
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Problem with quotes and AtEndDocument

Consider the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{babel,quotes,angles} ...
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Does pdfTex produce warnings when it doesn't find the word hyphenation pattern?

In my document I use babel package and load several languages for correct hyphenation. \usepackage[icelandic, latin, czech]{babel} I add manually words that babel package doesn't know. ...
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Babel french doesn't work with smfart class

If I compile the minimal exemple \documentclass[francais]{smfart} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[french]{babel} \begin{document} test:test; ...
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what is the proxy-server for MikTex

I installed MikTex 2.9.582xxx and it seems it installed without language package "babel-english". When I try to run the latex code I wrote in TexMaker I receive the following error Package babel ...
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language option has not specified error

i have been wiorking with Texmaker on my laptop and it was working fine..now i have just installed texMaker on another machine and when i tried to open the same document i received the below message ...
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Using " as shortcut with babel

I try to use " as a shortcut by using \catcode`\"=13 \newcommand*{"}[1]{^{(#1)}} I have to use babel[german] but the package destroys with my shortcut. Is ther any way to prevent this or do I have ...
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nbconvert-generated labels fail with babel, work without it or with large margins

I'm using ipython nbconvert (which uses pandoc) to transform an IPython notebook and the document code contains the following lines \subsection{Vytvářeni polí ...
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Using Babel-like shorthands in ConTeXt

I'm new to ConTeXt, and I feel very excited about its capabilities. But as soon as I've tried to make a handsome document in Russian, I've learned that ConTeXt doesn't seem to provide Babel-shorthands ...
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tracking of fonts in small capital with frenchb from babel+ microtype

I have a problem in enabling tracking of small caps [whether the font has small caps or not] when I load french babel plus microtype. The problem appears only in my titles for the section and only ...
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ERROR: You can't use a prefix with `\begingroup'

Here is a minimal example of a document which does not compile. \documentclass{report} \usepackage[francais]{babel} \usepackage{expl3} \usepackage{appendix} \usepackage{multicol} ...
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Define MakeUppercase list with XeLaTeX/LuaLaTeX

I do custom list for to make uppercase/lowercase for 8-bit TeX for Georgian and it works fine, but how to define it for XeLaTeX/LuaLaTeX? here is a similar question Applying MakeUppercase to ...
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Problem with natbib and french babel after migrating to El Capitan

After migrating to Mac OS 10.11 (El Capitan), I have a problem using citations in my document. I have the following warning: No errors. Warnings: ./Thesis_LP.tex:100: Package frenchb.ldf Warning: ...
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How to use other language without losing quality?

I need to use several languages in my document. I know about \begin{otherlanguage} but for some reason when I use this command I get the quality of letters in the environment is low. For example ...
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TikZ and babel in Finnish

I have been trying to include the TikZ pie chart example from here to a Finnish language TeX-document. However, I get the error ! Argument of \language@active@arg" has an extra }.<inserted ...
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\sectionformat in Koma classes with babel [spanish]

I can't modify the \sectionformat in KOMA classes when using the spanish option in {babel}. Is there any direct fix (I mean, without recurring to {titlesec})? \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[% ...
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Error using e.g. \usepackage[english,german]{babel} instead of \usepackage[german,english]{babel}

Using \usepackage[english,german]{babel} -> ERROR or \usepackage[german]{babel} -> ERROR rather then \usepackage[german,english]{babel} -> COMPILES Produces an error. Why? Extended ...
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Babel hebrew and koma-script letter

When I try to use babel hebrew together with the Komascript letter class there is a sequence of errors. After looking at the file hebrew.ldf, I think the reason is that babel hebrew checks for a list ...
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Some frenchb switches taken in account in \iflanguage conditional, but not all

As shown by the following MWE, some frenchb switches (e.g. \FBFrenchFootnotestrue) are taken in account in (babel's) \iflanguage conditional, but not all of them (e.g. \FBStandardItemLabelsfalse): the ...
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how to update language.dat.lua without tlmgr

I'm running W32TeX, and though it is also TL2015 based, it doesn't seem to include tlmgr, which seems to be required to regenerate language.dat.lua. How can I regenerate it with, say, a lua script? ...
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How to determine which languages have been loaded by babel or polyglossia?

I am trying to find a way of determining, say at the end of the preamble, which languages have been loaded by babel and polyglossia, including the main language and all others. There are ways to ...
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Two abstracts in two languages in Elsevier class

I have a problem with putting two abstracts under the title of my article in elsevier class. I am using this code: \documentclass[preprint,10pt,3p]{elsarticle} %% ...
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Language detection and condition

My problem is quite simple. I use the babel package and depending on the language I want to display something with respect to the active language. Therefore I use the package xstring. My code is the ...
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Problems with mixing Icelandic and German with LuaLaTex

So what I am trying to do is to use the letter-classic class with LuaLaTeX (This is LuaTeX, Version beta-0.80.0 (MiKTeX 2.9) (rev 5238) (format=lualatex 2015.11.10) 25 NOV 2015 09:30) as included in ...
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Prefixed bibliography labels in different language with biblatex

I use moderncv to compile my cv, I know that the best solution is biblatex, so I followed this solution to make it properly work with moderncv. My bibliography has entries in three different ...
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Citing russian article with Texmaker(Windows) provides an error

I am writing an article in English, but I want to cite something using Russian in the bibliography. At the moment I need Russian only in the .bib File. I installed the babel package, but if I try to ...
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How to reduce number of hyphenation patterns preloaded in MikTeX?

MikTeX comes with 69 languages preloaded as reported at compilation time: This is XeTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-0.99992 (MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit) (preloaded format=xelatex 2015.11.9) 13 NOV 2015 10:35 ...
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Why must I use the latin2 encoding for Hungarian? [duplicate]

I'm writing a UTF-8-encoded English document that contains a substantial amount of text in Hungarian (and a few other languages). When I try to load the Hungarian language patterns in babel using ...
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! Package babel error, unknown language 'english'… [closed]

I downloaded a programming assignment template from: http://www.latextemplates.com/template/programming-coding-assignment I first used pdflatex command to try and compile the tex file and received ...
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Invalid Latex preamble (in lyx)?

I'm running into an error while trying to preview my document created in lyx: after adding the language setting as described here. My preamble is as follows:
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“! Missing \endcsname inserted” with babel and natbib

This is puzzling, at least for me. I get a "! Missing \endcsname inserted" error in the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[UKenglish,italian,french]{babel} \usepackage{natbib} ...
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cjhebrew and use of the keyboard of the manual: the sheva does not work

I use the keyboard of the manual but when I push the : I do not have the sheva under the consonant.Here are the essential of my preamble \documentclass[frenchb]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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typesetting error in the `edtabular` environment of `reledmac` (missing \endcsname inserted) in conjunctin with babel greek

Currently I'm using the tabular environment of reledmac package and get the error message missing \endcsname inserted. I think it's a similar problem like in this thread: Missing \endcsname inserted ...
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Renewcommand \textspanish

Let's say I write a LaTeX document that usually is compiled with xelatex (and polyglossia), but I'd like to have pdflatex (and babel) as a fallback (when I send it to someone who might not have ...
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moderncv linkedin symbol and greek language

I am using babel in moderncv in order to switch between greek and english language with default language greek but i had an issue with social infos (such as email,webpage)i could not add them in ...
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ModernCV babel and bold text issue [closed]

i had an issue with moderncv and greek language so a user told me to add these lines in my code (see here) \usepackage{xpatch} \makeatletter % provide an expandable version of \roman ...
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moderncv babel english,greek issue

I am using babel in moderncv to switch languages between greek and english, although it recognises greek language (after adding some extra lines of code with the help of site here), when I'm trying to ...
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Unrecognized special character with comment package [duplicate]

Why are the character with accent not recognized ? \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[french]{babel} \usepackage{comment} ...
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Problem with calculutor, calculus

MWE \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{report} \usepackage[turkish]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{calculator} % 2014/02/20 v.2.0 ...
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Hyphenation in danish LaTeX

I can't really make a minimal working example who shows the problem, because the problem just are there sometimes. But here is the code used: \documentclass[twocolumn, a4, 12pt]{article} ...
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How to use danish letters in equation/align?

How to use æ, ø, å in LaTeX align? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[danish]{babel} \usepackage{amsmath, amssymb, amsfonts} \begin{document} \begin{align} æ,ø,å ...
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Breqn+Babel can't handle minus signs

I can't get this to compile: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[czech]{babel} \usepackage{breqn} \begin{document} - \end{document} This is the error I'm receiving: ! Missing $ inserted. ...
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Is in babel [canadian]=[USenglish]?

I'm currently writing a letter to canada and therefore use \usepackage[canadian]{babel}. But would it be the same to use [USenglish]?
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pt space between left and right sides of frame?

I edit the footline width in beamer. but it not comes what i need solution. i need spaces between left and and right side frame some pt space.
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problem with spanish in babel

I have the following error when I try want to use spanish in babel (it does not occur this with other languages such as italian): Package babel Error: You haven't loaded the option spanish yet. ...