{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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Babel or Polyglossia with LuaLatex?

what is actually better to use with LuaLaTex: Babel or Polyglossia? I read everywhere that we should prefer Polyglossia over Babel when using LuaLaTex because LuaLaTex did not completely support ...
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Disable certain babel accented operators

I must confess I don't know much about how babel really works, so maybe someone can help me with a quick solution. I have the following line in my LaTeX preamble: \usepackage[spanish]{babel} By ...
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Conflict between standard BibLatex and Babel [closed]

The following minimalistic document produces an "Undefined control sequence" error at \begin{document}. When I put \usepackage[english]{babel}in comments the error disappears. The compilation steps I ...
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Latexerror: Option clash for package babel [duplicate]

I tried to compile my LaTeX file into a PDF, but I received an error message saying: "option clash for package babel" and a second message telling: "Missing $ inserted" PS: I think, the error is ...
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Option clash for package babel

J'ai essayer de compiler mon fichier latex en pdf mais j'ai reçu ce message d'erreur:"option clash for package babel" avec d'autre message d'erreur telque: "missing $ inserted. Ps: je crois que l'...
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Problem using autostyle from csquote with multi languages macros

I get some macros to enable me to generate a document in three different languages from the same .txt file (for example a CV). But the format of the quote is dependent of the order in which I load the ...
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Problem with Spanish Babel

I have a problem with Spanish babel. I use PCTeX V6.1 and Windows 10 Pro. \usepackage[spanish,es-lcroman,es-uppernames]{babel} \decimalcomma \unaccentedoperators but I get the following errors: (d:...
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Fail to redefine enumerate when babel used

I wish to redefine the enumerate environment to have a continuous numbering through the different lists. I managed to do this, but my solution fails when using the babel package. Here is my ECM: it's ...
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Inserting hyphenation file into \babelhyphenation

\documentclass{article} \usepackage[british]{babel} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents*}{english.yp} hom-ony-mous gene-ral-ly \end{filecontents*} \makeatletter \babelhyphenation[...
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\selectlanguage does not change itemize style

I have some trouble with the LaTeX babel package. As you may know, depending on the language, say french or english, it is a normal fact that itemize lists are not displayed in the same style (French ...
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tex4ht breaks bibliography punctuation with 'american' language and biblatex-chicago

To follow the guidelines of The Chicago Manual of Style, the package biblatex-chicago will put trailing punctuation inside closing quotation marks in bibliographic notes (like this "end,"--not like ...
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Cyrillic hyphenation with lualatex using luainputenc

It seems the Cyrillic hyphenation with lualatex using \usepackage[lutf8x]{luainputenc} does not work. Is any solution of this? % !TeX program = lualatex % !TeX encoding = utf8 % !TeX spellcheck = ...
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Failing to translate the Number of the chapter with Babel [closed]

I'm using sphinx and latex to generate my documentation. I need to translate the document in another language and I use tha package babel (added to the conf.py file). While babel translates ...
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\vref uses wrong language in LyX as soon as I use two languages

I am using LyX fro writing a bi-lingual document, for wich I use the following custom package definition under "Settings -> Language": \usepackage[english,ngerman]{babel} As soon as I add the ...
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No autorefname for appendices when using babel with ngerman and appendix package

When using the appendix package together with [ngerman]{babel} changing appendixautorefname or Appendixautorefname has no effect. The error message No autoref name for 'Anhang' [...] persists. How ...
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Enable extra hyphenation points for compound words that already contain a hyphen character?

Friends :), I would like to have compound words that contain hyphen characters, such as "Baden-Württemberg", to be permitted to be hyphenated at all points in the component words as well (here: "Ba-...
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babel parameters french and frenchb cause compile error

\documentclass{minimal} %\usepackage[french,english]{babel} %ERRORs %\usepackage[frenchb,english]{babel} %ERRORs \usepackage[english]{babel} %=================== END PREAMBLE ...
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Russian text goes beyond the fields

I have some problems with russian text wrapping to a new line. How to set width alignment and correct text wrapping? This is my try \documentclass[a4paper,14pt,russian]{extreport} \usepackage[14pt]{...
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Installing custom hyphenation in Tex Live

I found a Macedonian hyphenation definition online, but I cannot find a way to install it on my Windows machine. I'm using Tex Live. The description on the link is in Macedonian an says: Unpack ...
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How to get around a problem with \usetikzlibrary{babel}?

I am currently working on an update of tkz-euclide and new documentation but I just met the following problem. If I compile this code with pdflatex or lualatex and pgf 2.1 (The library babel does not ...
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Problems combining packages newlfm with babel[spanish]

I am writing a letter with package newlfm and babel[spanish], and some construction from spanish do not work commands from newlfm. Here is a minimal working example: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,...
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Babel Spanish.ldf error

I have Windows 8.1 operation system and I installed Miktek 64 bits version for windows and TeXnicCenter 64 bits version. These is basically the main file: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{quotes} \...
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Wrong hyphenation of simple German words using babel with option [ngerman]

I recently had to switch from OS X to Ubuntu and am having trouble with babel's German hyphenation since. I am running texlive 2015 on Ubuntu 15.10. I installed both TeX and the German language ...
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Why the packages subfig, babel-slovene and TikZ don't like each other?

Consider the MWE below. \documentclass{memoir} %---------------------------------------------------------------% \usepackage[english,slovene]{babel} %---------------------------------------------...
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How to change from “CHAPITRE” to “CHAPTER”

I am writing a PhD thesis. Some parts of my thesis need to be in French, but the main language is English. I am using \documentclass[english,letterpaper,12pt,oneside,final]{book} \usepackage[french,...
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I am getting this aux file after el capitan update…and i don't know what to do!

\relax \select@language{greek} \@writefile{toc}{\select@language{greek}} \@writefile{lof}{\select@language{greek}} \@writefile{lot}{\select@language{greek}} and this is my preamble with full code \...
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Babel, tikz and Beamer do not work together

The following code fails to build with the message ! Argument of \language@active@arg" has an extra }. \documentclass[dvipsnames,unknownkeysallowed,12pt]{beamer} \usepackage[brazil]{babel} \...
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Can one combine ancient and modern Greek with Babel?

Using Polyglossia, it's possible to use ancient and modern Greek in a single document. Unfortunately, Polyglossia's support for Greek is broken under LuaLaTeX. Is is possible to accomplish this using ...
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Referencing an URL: Change “Retrieved from” to “Available here”

I have some URLs in my references. When using \usepackage[ngerman]{babel}, "Retrieved from [some URL]" turns into "Zugriff auf [some URL]", e.g. I would like to change "Zugriff auf" into "Verfügbar ...
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How to use cleveref names as theorem names with thmtools

I'm trying to setup a few theorem-like environments with thmtools, making it work with cleverer while trying to stay compatible with different languages. If I load cleveref after thmtools it seems ...
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How to get babel's language shorthands work inside biblatex entries with autolang=hyphen and langid fields?

I'm writing a German document, where I frequently cite works in English and other languages. Used to babel’s shorthands in ngerman for easily modifying hyphenation symbols in compound words or names (...
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Listings internationalization (spanish): List of listings and caption labels not translated

I'm trying to make a latex document in spanish, I've successfully imported the babel package for the language, but the \listoflistings command does not get translated to spanish. Also captions for ...
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babel and index both redefine \markboth and \markright

I use both the index and babel packages. They both redefine \markboth and \markright. If I include babel before index, the index package warns me about the double redefinition. Code: \documentclass{...
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Errors but correct pdf | Biblatex with Biber, Glossaries and Babel [closed]

I'm tring to use Biber and Glossaries also with different languages in a document. Actually everything is working well but it outputs some errors which are more warnings because the correct PDF is ...
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No hyphenation patterns were preloaded for the language 'nil'

I simply load the package babel with the options nil and french. I need the language nil to be able to prevent hyphenations of certain words like names of persons or publishers. In the past, I used ...
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Why does Babel cause an error when used with PSPicture and LuaLaTeX?

The MWE showed below only compiles if the line \usepackage[greek,brazilian]{babel} is removed. \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{book} \usepackage{auto-pst-pdf} \ifpdf\else \usepackage{pst-...
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English acronyms in a Greek document

I am trying to make a acronyms list in a Greek document, but the english word appears with greek letters..My preamble is the following.. \documentclass{book} \usepackage{acronym} \begin{document} \...
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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 do?...
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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. \begin{...
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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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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 čísel}\label{vytvuxe1ux159eni-poluxed-...
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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 ...