{german} is for questions specific to the German language, including e.g. umlauts or the implementation of German conventions and standards.

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Problems with plain tex and ngerman.sty

I tried to typeset a plain TeX document with the ngerman.sty macro set. Unfortunately, I get the following output for a simple test file containing nothing but \input ngerman.sty\end: This is TeX, ...
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Bibliography inconsistent or is this intended?

I am using the abbrvdin (for german) style for my bibliography and just saw that it is inconsistent in its style and was wondering if this is intended. For example: book entries have their title ...
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German dashes: VR-Technik und --Methoden

I want to write VR-Technik und -Methoden. How many dashes should i use in the different places? I'm pretty sure VR-Technik is correct, as would be VR-Methoden. Should i write VR-Technik und ...
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How to get right a bibliography not in English using biblatex in tufte book? [closed]

I'm editing some notes in LaTeX using the Tufte-book class. I know I can use the natbib package with that class, but I've never used. I used bibtex recently. I like to use biblatex in this case as my ...
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Change the \crefrange title once

I'm using cleveref and want to use \crefrange in a German sentence but it doesn't create the correct title for this case: In den Abschnitte 7.3.1 bis 7.3.3 wurde für den […] In den ...
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How to use glossaries for different grammatical acronym forms?

I'm writing a paper in German and am struggling with how to make glossaries work for me. In German, there are 4 different cases, and depending on which combination a gender, case, singular/plural and ...
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German-style quotation marks in LuaLaTeX using polyglossia

Could someone post a complete minimal input file for LuaLaTeX to output "Hallo" also to get around ,,Hallo´´ In LaTeX I would have written ``Hallo´´ %% Minimal Inputfile for LuaLaTeX ...
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bbm.sty not found, unknown option 'ngerman'

there is a piece of my header.tex: \documentclass[paper=a4,toc=bibliography,chapterprefix,parskip=true}{scrreprt} % ------------------------------------------------------------------- %%% Laden ...
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Package babel Error: Unknown option `ngerman' [duplicate]

I've tried to create German quotation marks in LaTeX, but after compiling with \usepackage[ngerman]{babel}, I get this error: ! Package babel Error: Unknow option `ngerman'. Either you misspelled it ...
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How to make the comment package work with german umlauts [duplicate]

I want to use the commentpackage with special german characters (umlauts), but it doesn't work. I get the following error message: ERROR: Undefined control sequence. --- TeX said --- \UseTextAccent ...
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Using "= in preamble with babel [duplicate]

I have noticed a strange behaviour when switching between the packages german and babel with the german option. There is obviously a difference in how "= is handled in the preamble: ...
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ngerman.sty not found

Whenever I try to compile my .tex file, I get the following error: ! LaTeX Error: File ngerman.sty not found. Type X to quit or to proceed, or enter new name. (Default extension: sty) ...
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Multilingual document: Problem between babel and csquotes: \MakeOuterQuote{"}

: Line 5 is my problem... I want to use simple quotation marks in a multilingual document with csquotes AND babel, with the help of \MakeOuterQuote{"}, and I need the command \selectlanguage{ngerman} ...
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How to get a specific German bibliography in LaTeX

for my master thesis I need a specific format for citations and the layout of the bibliography. I was wondering if anyone can help me to do that with LaTex: This is how cites should look like. The ...
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Change author separation from English to German - Change in .bst file doesn't work

For a paper I have to change my whole Tex file set up to German. I use MikTex 2.9 on Windows. All works except the "and" between the different author names in the footnotes and in the bibliography. ...
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Bibliography in German

I want to change the bibliography to german. I tried to do this by adding the package \usepackage{bibgerm} and changed the \bibliographystyle{gerplain}. But when I change these two things I get the ...
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mathdesign compiles ß to SS

I'd like to use the package mathdesign, but it somehow makes problems with the german letter ß. My question is related to XeTeX: “ß” compiles as “SS”, German umlauts work but different because the ...
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Using geman ö and ß in Bibtex [closed]

in my Bibtex file i name the Author: author={R{\"o}{\ss}ler, Irene and Ungerer, Albrecht}, but in the literature list it strangely outputs this: [Rößler und Ungerer 2012] RÖSSLER, Irene; UNGERER, ...
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How to transmit german umlauts to an index created by splitidx?

I'm currently trying to transmit German umlauts in index entries (e.g., \sindex[p]{Böll, Heinrich}) to the index created by splitidx. Right now, to sort the entries the right way, the umlauts are ...
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How to change page display with biblatex? [duplicate]

I am using biblatex with style=authoryear-icomp and German settings. My citation show like this: (Thomas 2011b, S. 143) I just want to change the S. (for page) with :, thus it would read: (Thomas ...
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Class modernCV with German bibliography without numbered bibitems

With documentclass modercv one can include a list of published papers. If you try this is German one could use bibliography style gerplain getting some errors (solved in question Problem with modernCV ...
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Template for a German CV with moderncv

I currently need to write a CV in German and decided to with moderncv. I find the class quite good. One issue I have is that the content and style of a German CV can be quite different than one for ...
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How to code ß (German “sharp S”) in BibTeX

I have an author called Jörg Geißler, whom I want to include in my BibTeX database. I tried to use Gei\ssler, J\"{o}rg but this doesn't work correctly. I can't generate the PDF anymore. How do I ...