{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}.

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How can I list all the Chinese fonts I have installed? (Ubuntu, TexLive)

I am using package xeCJK and I need to do a \setCJKmainfont{} command but I don't even know which fonts I have available on my system. I have quickly installed a bunch of Chinese fonts but I can't ...
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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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Russian for bibleref

I am trying to use bibleref for Russian book, and I want to have short references like 1 Кор. 13:1-3 inside the main text, and one separate index of bible references that will be sorted accoridng to ...
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Format references in German (not only the title)

My literature entries are formatted in English despite the use of \usepackage[ngerman]{babel}. For example, it says "Author1 and Author2" but I want it "Author1 und Author2". "Literatur" instead of ...
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Lab project template - Greek Language

I want to use the template from overleaf but also I want it in Greek.However, I use the babel package but when I compile the .tex it shows strange symbols without meaning. My question is if there is ...
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What methods are available to typeset Chinese?

What is the main way to support Chinese currently? For example, this is one way: \documentclass[UTF8]{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{ctex} % ...
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Piece of code regarding languages and fonts

There is a question I have since the day I started using LaTeX but even now I can't find an answer online. From the beginning I am using this piece of code which governs everything related to the ...
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How can i type hindi matras only in Latex?

I am dealing with suffix of the hindi words. so i want something like this ाऊंगी in hindi to be printed. For uni character of hindi language is here. I have tried this code: ...
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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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Set language only for some sentences

I'm working in a document with these specifics: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,titlepage]{book} \usepackage{ae} \usepackage{subfigure} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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How to add Batang font to ShareLaTeX

The Batang font supports CJK languages. The following example (from https://yoo2080.wordpress.com/2014/03/09/how-to-use-unicode-in-latex-by-luatex-or-xetex/) works fine with TeXShop, but produces an ...
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List of Algorithms appears in the german language

I am trying to add the list of algorithms to my thesis but I am facing the problem that it is the only one which appears in the german languauge also I am getting Liste der Algorithmen instead of List ...
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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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Lost \dotfill After The texindy command

MWE \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[turkish]{babel} \usepackage{makeidx} \usepackage{multicol} ...
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Why does it appear in english?

I have used the following commands: \begin{proof} \begin{enumerate}[i.] \item \begin{description} \item[Βάση επαγωγής] : Για $m=2$ έχουμε $X_2(a)+\alpha (a)Y_2(a)=(\alpha (a))^2=a\alpha (a)+1$. ...
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bibliografy .bst abbreviation in different languages

There are two BST files, one of which forms the sequesnce of names in the reference list, and the other makes correct abbreviations in different languages. However, I need only the first author. Here ...
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How can I change the word in the bibliography?

I wrote the following command for the bibliography: @MastersThesis{Bod:Thesis:2009, author = {\foreignlanguage{english}{Esther Bod}}, title = {\foreignlanguage{english}{Hilbert's tenth problem and ...
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Ways to input special characters (Polish alphabet) [duplicate]

I am thinking of writing a pretty long document in TeXmaker with underlying MiKTeX (I am not sure if I use the terms right yet, started yesterday) and I would like to use Polish letters, like ę or ł. ...
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Language options [closed]

I just installed the MikTeX and want to change the language for editing to Spanish, but it does not give me the choice. I can´t (it does not give the choice neither) use these options: ...
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Generating two different pdfs out of one tex file?

Is there a way to automatically generate two different pdf files with one run of pdflatex? I would like to produce a german and an english version of the same document. I know how to define a command ...
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How do I produce the text displayed on the banner of this website?

This question is for interest purposes, rather than a problem which I have to be solved. How does one produce the equations and text displayed on the banner of this website? Here is a screenshot of ...
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Installing a .LDF language file

I am trying to install a language package in Latex not officialy included in TeX. I have downloaded the .LDF file and the hyphenation rules, but have no idea how to install them. I am using MixTex.
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Cant change the language of the title Bibliography

I am writing my PhD thesis. The entire document is in Greek with exception of some words in English while the entire bibliography is in English. The issue that I have is that the title of my ...
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trying to get french accents in my resume

I wrote my resume in English, but now I need to translate it in French. I can't get the French accent to print properly. Here is a minimal example. It says: "J'aime cet été" (I love this summer). ...
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How should language aliases be used with datetime2?

Consider the following code: \documentclass[british]{article} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{datetime2} \DTMsetup{useregional} \DTMlangsetup[en-GB]{ord=raise} ...
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How does showdow work in datetime2?

Since datetime is no longer getting bug fixes, I've been looking at the possibility of switching to datetime2. However, aside from the fact that I'd need to write my own language module, I can't even ...
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Locally rename a BibTeX entry name

I'm writing a project in Spanish and I've noticed that when using the @MASTERTHESIS entry for BibTeX the output is typeset as "Master's thesis"; I'd like it to be "Tesis de Maestría", which is the ...
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Followup to “How does one type Chinese in LaTeX?”

I have read the answers to the question How does one type Chinese in LaTeX?. In my case the solution compiling in xelatex, and the one compiling in pdflatex both manage to compile without errors. ...
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LaTeX document language

I am using LaTeX to write my scientific paper. My problem is, the paper is in a foreign language. So when I am making chapters, using \chapter{...} I get the default "Chapter 1, ..." I want to set ...
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Is there any programming language similar to TeX? [closed]

I know nothing about programming, so TeXMaker's pseudo-WYSIWYG reminded me of a stereotypical programmer.
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Display French instead of English while using \SIlist

While using \SIlist from siunitx package, say something like \SIlist{-3;3}{\Pa}, the following is displayed: -3 Pa and 3 Pa However, I am writing a report in French. How can I change the default ...
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Typing Chinese in /title Tag [closed]

I am currently writing a document thesis document in English, however I need to add the translation of the thesis title in Chinese as well. I wanted to add it in the \title tag, just like this: ...
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Getting Swedish letters to work in LaTex

Problem: Issue 1 (solved): The Swedish letters ÅÄÖ/åäö do not print out correctly when used with listings package. Issue 2: How can it be solved so that the Swedish letters also get orange color ...
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French equation numbering using bis, ter, etc

As a corollary to my other Question "French section numbering using bis, ter, etc", I am looking for a way to number equations by appending "bis," "ter," and other latin suffixes after the equation ...
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Cannot produce english-greek document with xelatex

Here is a WME: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec,xltxtra,xunicode,xgreek,textcomp} \defaultfontfeatures{Mapping=tex-text} \setromanfont[Mapping=tex-text]{Hoefler Text} % Main document ...
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english-greek language in tccv document class

I am using tccv document class in order to create my cv in Greek. For this reason I mainly have two questions: (1) is it possible to print my name in Greek but leave "curriculum vitae" in English; (2) ...
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How can I succeed in including a few Chinese ideograph text characters while using pdflatex? [duplicate]

I am using TexLive 2015 on Debian Jessie with what I believe to be a complete installation (including Debian packages such as cjk-latex, texlive-fonts-extra, and latex-cjk-chinese-arphic-bsmi00lp). I ...
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ToC language problem

I am using a thesis template (http://www.latextemplates.com/template/masters-doctoral-thesis) but can't get the table of content to display the right language (Italian). Here's a snapshot of the ...
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Package babel Error: Unknown language `french' (not 'francais')

I solve the problem Unknown option 'francais' by installing the missing language package: ​sudo apt-get install texlive-lang-european Now, encounter the problem Unknown language 'french', the ...
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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} ...
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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 ...
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English language [closed]

I really don't understand why LaTeX still doesn't recognize English language when I write and in this way it doesn't check spelling or grammar mistakes. I've installed the babel package using English ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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) ...
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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 ...
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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: ...
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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? ...
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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 ...
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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 ...