{languages} is about the specifics of using languages in (La)TeX documents, e.g. about switching {naming} and {hyphenation} patterns when typesetting multilingual documents. Popular packages are {babel} and {polyglossia}.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

2
votes
1answer
30 views

Change name of “Figure” and “References” in ACM SIG alternate

I want to change the words Figure and References into another language, using ACM SIG alternate template. Any ideas how I can achieve this? \documentclass{sig-alternate} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

Language conflict between bohr and babel [closed]

This weekend I updated my MikTEX 2.9 installation and installed packages. To my suprise I promptly received an error message when recompiling a tex file (that previously compiled without a problem). ...
0
votes
1answer
20 views

Main file setting ignored when using \include command

I want to split my tex file into several parts. When it was in the form of a single file, it compiled perfectly. After I cut out a chapter and created a separate file containing it (and imported it ...
0
votes
0answers
48 views

English language

I really don't understand why latex still doesn't recognize English language when I write and in this way it doens't check spelling or grammar mistakes. I've installed the babel package using english ...
16
votes
1answer
173 views

Cleanest way to prepare bilingual document and output only one language [duplicate]

I am currently preparing the presentation for my internship evaluation. As a French student evaluated by researchers that may or may not speak French, I would like to maintain two versions of my ...
7
votes
2answers
82 views

Latin text not hyphenated at all with LuaLaTeX and polyglossia

I recently noticed that there are numerous under- and overfull hboxes in the document I'm working on. Further inspection revealed that such problems almost always arose when there was Latin text ...
1
vote
1answer
61 views

Changing the language in a beamer presentation with mtheme

I want to set the main language of my beamer presentation to German, in order to have German dates for \today etc. I use the mtheme by Matthias Vogelgesang. A minimal example (from the demo file) ...
6
votes
1answer
73 views

Chinese, Russian and English (and Arabic, and Thai, if possible) in LuaLaTeX

following up on THIS QUESTION, I want to embed the solution in a document (Beamer presentation) I compile (in English) with LuaLaTeX, but I just don't find the way. I just want to include a slide with ...
3
votes
1answer
15 views

iflang Warning: Mismatch between \language (patterns) and and setting of \languagename

I am currently writing a class and there I need to test the current language. Therefore I use the package iflang. A strange warning pops up when I change the default language, consider: ...
1
vote
1answer
17 views

Replace “Algorithm” in algorithm package

I use the latex package algorithm. I would like the name of my algorithm ("Algorithm 1.1") to be change to the french version ("Algorithme 1.1") in the compiled pdf document. How could I do that? ...
5
votes
2answers
108 views

Tibetan Mantras with Latex [duplicate]

I'm a LaTeX beginner and just trying to find out, if it is possible to use LaTeX to display Tibetan Mantras and discovered the package ctib, which seems to be quite powerful. But I cannot find out, if ...
5
votes
1answer
33 views

How to make option langid={english} conditional?

How can i make all references to have langid={english} option unless there are cyrillic letters inside a reference, then it should be langid={russian}? Optional question: How can i make all references ...
1
vote
0answers
28 views

Change language of springer journal template (svjour3) to French

I have to write a report in LaTeX, and it has to be done with the Springer journal template (svjour3). The problem is that my report has to be in French, but I can't find how to change the language ...
2
votes
1answer
141 views

How to use foreign language in pdflatex?

I use pdflatex for my thesis which is written mostly in English. For that purpose I use \usepackage[english]{babel} in the preamble. However, I must provide also Czech version of the abstract. Even ...
1
vote
1answer
59 views

Kurdish on latex

Kurdish Sorani is similar to Arabic and Persian Languages. any Tips how to run from Latex. please don't advise LaTeX babel as there is only Kurdish (Latin).
4
votes
2answers
97 views

Is is possible to conditionally switch languages within one document? [duplicate]

I'm quite new to biblatex. I'm typesetting a collection that has papers both in English and Russian, and I'm making a single bibliography at the end of the book. For the bibliography to look pretty, ...
2
votes
2answers
82 views

How can I properly set the Italian language in opmac?

I'm using the opmac macros. I need to use both Italian and English in my documents, so I need a way to set Italian language (hyphenation and the possibility of directly input the letters à è é ò ù ì) ...
1
vote
0answers
30 views

How to set up LaTeX to write in Hebrew on Ubuntu [closed]

I went through multiple guides and explanations until I finally managed to compile documents with mixed English and Hebrew. However, because of the multitude of methods I saw, I am now unsure whether ...
1
vote
0answers
31 views

Where can I find lists of non-US-English hyphenation exceptions? [closed]

As I learned from Where can I find a list of English hyphenation exceptions?, using the fine collection ushyphex.tex takes care of some of the known wrong hyphenation for US-English. It also includes ...
1
vote
1answer
56 views

Include multipage PDF using XML

I'm new in XSL and LaTeX. I have a project, where I need to include some PDF files. I'm using \usepackage{pdfpages}. Everything runs OK, but the main problem is when I want to include a PDF file ...
3
votes
1answer
61 views

Italic Cyrillic in Times

I am using pdftex (not XeTeX or LuaTeX) and I need to submit a camera-ready article in Times. My article is in English but needs to briefly quote Russian sources, some of which have inline italics. ...
3
votes
1answer
28 views

spanish and lost figure

I want to use \usepackage[spanish]{babel} because I am writing a text in Spanish language. Now, when I make that, the figures get lost!, they cannot be read any more. The changes that I expect are ...
0
votes
0answers
51 views

Make TeX output look as input wrt script/language?

I have several languages/keyboard layouts on my Mac-pro (Yosemite). I want to write in Armenian/Bengali/Hebrew and so on. These keyboards/languages are formally part of Mac's Yosemite so I have no ...
3
votes
1answer
96 views

Adding Arabic text to an English document

I'm trying to include Arabic text in an English document (I'm a new latex user), but I can't seem to get any Arabic text to render at all, using xelatex or any kind of tex. I'm using texshop 3.51 on a ...
1
vote
0answers
28 views

Adding Arabic text to English document [duplicate]

I'm trying to include Arabic text in an English document (I'm a new latex user), but I can't seem to get any Arabic text to render at all, using xelatex or any kind of tex. I'm using texshop 3.51 on a ...
3
votes
0answers
52 views

How can I write a non-greek name in a greek text?

I want to write a text in Greek and there are some non-greek names. I used the following code: \begin{frame}{Ιστορική αναδρομή} Το 1926 ο $\textenglish{David Hilbert }$ ισχυρίζεται ότι κάθε ...
8
votes
2answers
674 views

Can I write in “begin{}” something in greek?

I want to write in latex a text at which there are some lemmas. So we could use the command \begin{Lemma} ... \end{Lemma} right?? Could we write instead of "Lemma" something in greek?? When ...
5
votes
1answer
106 views

Adding a comma after “et al.” in citations doesn't work for a different language “et al.”

In an assignment, I am required to have citations formatted in the following manner: in the authoryear style with a comma after the andothers-string (normally "et al.") with "et al." translated to ...
6
votes
1answer
175 views

How can I retrieve (and conditionally act on) the language of my document?

I have a collection of documents that share a common style file that has all the functions and templating shared by this particular collection. The majority of these are all in the same language, but ...
2
votes
1answer
96 views

Add one space before each English word after Chinese characters [closed]

I often mix English words in my Chinese texts. When doing that, I want to add a space before the English words. For example: XXXX wwwww wwwww wwwww XXXX * where X's are Chinese characters and ...
6
votes
2answers
187 views

How can I use a list stored in aux and insert its output into a tikz node?

# Update 2015-03-19 Better Answer Found This question is part of a trail of questions. The goal mine was to use this list inside of a tikz node, but I removed that from previous questions in the ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

Texstudio and Korean

Does anyone perhaps give some idea to use Korean in TexStudio? I can do that with Texworks using package{kotex}, but not in Texstudio I'm using Texstudio 2.8.8 and both Windows 7 and Mac OS.
3
votes
2answers
186 views

How can I loop thru a list of inputs that come after \maketitle, yet use that list as part of the \maketitle command?

Multilingual Document Question I would like to follow the principle of "don't repeat yourself" and create a single list of inputs, which are actually various versions of the same document in ...
6
votes
1answer
113 views

Why are Accented Capital Letters not well decoded in QRCODE?

Double accented capital letters, such as ÙÇ, ÙÉ, ÀÇ, and ÈÏ, are not well decoded in a qrcode. Is there a way to fix that ? \documentclass[french]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} % if this package is ...
0
votes
0answers
51 views

\usepackage[english,ngerman,hebrew]{babel}: No file HE8pplx.fd. on input line <number> (with custom .cls)

I'm trying to use Hebrew in my document, but there seems to be a conflict (probably with some of the packages) which prevents me from doing so. The .tex I'm writing is using a custom .cls, which looks ...
1
vote
0answers
40 views

Problems typing in russian

I'm trying to make a LaTeX file in Russian. I wrote the following: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[english,russian]{babel} \usepackage[T1,T2A]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
0
votes
1answer
73 views

Hebrew in TeXShop

I tried to install Hebrew in my LaTeX. I'm using TeXShop and I also have Texmaker for MacBook. I downloaded already IvriTeX and Culmus, but I don't know how to install it. I found this tutorial on the ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

Problem with thesis template in Greek

Hello i am trying to write in Greek in a thesis template using \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{Thesis} \usepackage{xltxtra} \usepackage{xgreek} \setmainfont[Mapping=TeX-text]{Times New Roman} have ...
2
votes
1answer
98 views

To compile Swiss in LaTeX?

I want this letter â but cannot find in German settings: \documentclass{letter} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{german}{babel} ...
1
vote
0answers
184 views

Chinese in ShareLaTeX

2nd post on Stack Exchange, not 100% sure this is the correct place to post, but I'll move it if it needs to be moved. I've been trying to learn how to type up my Chinese documents in LaTeX (I use ...
1
vote
1answer
91 views

Is there a BNF-grammar for simple constructs of the TeX language?

(Previously) Is there a TeX grammar that parses simple constructs like document, enumerate, section, subsection, etc.? I'm not interested in parsing complicated constructs requiring a more complex ...
0
votes
0answers
35 views

Dealing with strange character in arabictex using TeXnicCenter

I'm using TeXnicCenter 32bit on Windows 7 and i want to try Typesetting a document using Arabic script i tired to read Typesetting a document using Arabic script and ...
5
votes
1answer
126 views

Advice for multilingual document with many languages

I need to create a document with snippets in many languages - between 10 and 30 of them. I've seen people suggest XeLaTeX, but I'm working on a system that I don't have control over and that's a ...
2
votes
1answer
93 views

BibLaTeX - The localization without a language key

Generally, we can do the localization by setting the language key in each .bib entry and using \DeclareBibliographyStrings(BibLaTeX Document, p.204). Mendeley can generate .bib resources, but there ...
5
votes
1answer
56 views

Vanishing spaces between words inside a QRcode

When the text of a QRcode comes from a \newcommand{\TextInsideQRcode}, the spaces between the words vanish. Is there a way to maintain the spaces between the words ? \documentclass[]{article} ...
10
votes
1answer
197 views

Reliability of LaTeX hyphenation

I'm not native English. I have to write an academic paper with LaTeX, in US English, without mistakes. My problem is with hyphenation. I do not know whether it is done correctly. I use: MikTeX. ...
1
vote
0answers
72 views

What companies provide translation services for LaTeX (XeLaTeX UTF-8) documents?

Question What are one's possibilities for getting UTF-8 .tex files translated? This is more of a wiki-style question. If anybody says to do a google search, errrr. Criteria source language: ANY ...
3
votes
1answer
266 views

How can I, if possible, create a command whose output is dependent on an argument/parameter for language switching?

Question I would like the ability to work with macros in multilingual (xelatex) documents. Example Situation I have a large document in 8 languages that share a common preamble. I decide there is ...
11
votes
1answer
2k views

How to install language modules for the glossaries package

I've updated to the latest version (v 4.12) of the glossaries package on a miktex installation under windows. Now I get two warnings from the glossaries package: Package glossaries Warning: No ...
1
vote
0answers
48 views

How to type Cyrillique TeX source code?

I compose in Russian (Cyrillique). I've just dowloaded TexShop 3.48. When opened, all my old .tex files with Russian fonts, the text in main TexShop window is no more correct (encoding pb). The ...