{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 to automatically handle “a” and “an” in front of acronyms with the glossaries package?

I am using the glossaries package to handle acronyms and came across the task to automatically decide the use of "a" or "an" in front of them. \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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since update, Problem with greek and hindi in polyglossia + tex4ht

I updated my texlive (for windows) and I have now a problem when I load hindi and greek languages. Everything worked fine a few days ago. I have the latest version of alternative4ht when i write this. ...
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Parts not working when using multiple languages with polyglossia

I'm working on a book document with xelatex. The document is divided into parts, and I have the occasional need to switch between two languages. I've found that when my document contains more than ...
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inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8: not set up for use with LaTeX

This is with ref to my previous question Package clash in multilingual report. \documentclass[11pt,table,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Writing Avestan and Pahlavi texts with LaTeX

I want to write Avestan and Pahlavi texts with LaTeX. I appreciate it if you introduce me any package/commands along with samples. I found this blog post ...
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Greek language in suftesi document class

I am trying to create a report using suftesi document class. I write my report using both greek and latin characters. The problem, however, is that I cannot print greek characters. I tried this and ...
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Make environment names language dependant

I am writing a document in Italian and there are a number of things i don't know how to get. Most importantly, when I use a \begin{example} environment, the resulting text shows Example, while I'd ...
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Cyrillic in (La)TeX

What are different ways to use Cyrillic in (La)TeX? What are their pros and cons?
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multilingual references

Just for curiosity... Is it possible to include into your references articles that are published in different languages? Let's say for instance that one of my biblatex entries is written in greek, ...
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Translations from other languages for English with Latex

The problem with doing translations in LaTeX is this: I use the Wordfast program to "record' everything that I tranlsate (Worfast is not a machine translation tool; it is a macro that runs inside ...
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How does one type Chinese in LaTeX?

Can anyone describe how one can type Chinese in LaTeX? When I compile this: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} 你好吗? \end{document} the resulting document shows nothing. For reference my IME ...
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Changing Citation Abbreviation Language

I want to change in-text citation abbreviation. I mean, I want to use Turkish version of English abbreviation. I searched before I asked queation but I can not figure out. For example, Davidson ve ...
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Input difficulties with \usepackage{devanagari}

I am using the standard miktex package \usepackage{devanagari} however, using the same input examples as written in the file manual produces very different results, i.e. there is a duplication of ...
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Algorithmic package in two different languages in same document

I need to write both in French and English in my document (for reasons). And I need to write algorithms in both languages, using the algorithmic package. Is it possible ? If so, how can I do that ? ...
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Change the word “Table” in table captions

I need to have tables with their numbers, just as when I use \caption. My problem is that when I use the \caption it shows me like this: Cuadro x.x: this is some table. The word Cuadro is ...
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A section of my document doesn't process spanish accentuation

So I have the following problem, one of the section of my document does not use the right encoding or something like that as it doesn't add the accentuation which is characteristic in the spanish ...
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hyperref - print \today as pdftitle in languages other than English

I have a problem with hyperref: it does not take into account the language when I use the macro \today in my pdftitle. In fact, I use this macro in other pdf fields too. The date in the pdftitle ...
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glossaries emphasize text when cgls command is used

I use the style provided in this answer by @NicolaTalbot to emphasise the long form of acronyms in combination with an additional protected whitespace and support for foreign acronyms (see here). ...
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tex4ht non roman languages inside tabular environment

I have tables with accented letters and other non-roman scripts, but they do not appear inside the environment tabular. The letters do appear outside of the tabular environment. i compile with ...
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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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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 ...
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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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How to write Bengali in LaTeX?

\documentclass{barticle} \title{EkiT pRbn/dh} \author{Ajana elkhk} \date{pNNicesh {oi}bshakh, 1413} \begin{document} \bng \maketitle \section{pRthm pirec/chd} rbiin/dRnaethr EkiT kibtar shuru inec ...
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How do i change the language of the output in bibtex?

My problem is the output language of my bibliography. It outputs edition in english and I need it to be in danish which is oplag. [![enter image description here][1]][1] How do i change that? Bibtex ...
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Getting \today in various languages with polyglossia and tex4ht via alternative4ht

When I use the \today macro, I cannot get, in my .html, the display in various languages when I compile the following file from michal-h21 @michal.h21 and sty file of alternative4ht: all my dates are ...
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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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Language switch for glossaries acronyms

I use the glossaries package for acronyms of different languages. The problem I face now is that when my main text is e.g. german and I have an english acronym used for the first time within the text ...
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No hyphenation patterns were preloaded

I have a problem with a document I'm writing and I found no suitable response to my problem: Package babel Warning: No hyphenation patterns were preloaded for (babel) the language ...
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A class with default language settings

I want to write a class which loads babel and other language aware packages and pass to all of them the option ngerman as default. But if another language is used in the options of the \documentclass ...
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Problem with lstlisting. Add color

if I do this: \lstdefinelanguage{VHDL}{ morekeywords={ library,use,all,entity,IN,is,port,in,out,end,architecture,of, begin,and,END,THEN,ELSEIF,WHEN,IF,ELSE,EVENT,IS }, ...
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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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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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Biblatex: Selecting content depending on language

I am using biblatex and would like to quote English and German works. When writing a document in German, this works nicely with the help of \DeclareLanguageMapping and hyphenation to specify if a ...
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xelatex to html with hindi and roman languages

I have the following set-up and I want a html file out of it. My system is windows xp with miktex up to date. The font Gandhari Unicodelink for the font has all the symbols required and is installed ...
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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 ...
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What is the most appropriate way to configure biblatex for use with an unsupported language?

From time to time, I need to typeset Welsh. Sometimes, I need to typeset citations and bibliographies in Welsh. I think that last time I did this, I may still have been using BibTeX although I am ...
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Why do I get these errors? [duplicate]

A part of the code that I have written is the following: \documentclass[chapterprefix=true]{scrreprt} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[german,english,greek]{babel} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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TexMaker: switch dictionary / language confortably

I'm writing documents in different languages and enjoy using the auto-correction (aka dictionary). I have to switch quite frequently (often I have documents in different languages opened at the same ...
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Multilingual bibliography out of margin

I am using sources in multiple languages in my BibLaTeX bibliography (in this case French and English). The main language of my document is English. In this situation, the references in French are ...
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Bibtex using the wrong language!

I need to type a bibliography to my final graduation work (in brazilian portuguese) and I am facing a problem with BibTeX. Whenever I add in information like "Edition", it doesn't translate the word ...
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Default hyphenation / langid field in biblatex

I want to include a lot of bibliography entries in various languages. The great majority are in english and only a handful is in another language. I have no language, langid or hyphenation fields, to ...
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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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How to change between languages without using a command?

I am using LaTeX to produce texts containing both English and Greek characters, with the aid of the babel package. My approach up to now, in declaring the use of another language, is to use a ...
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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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LaTeX Introductions in languages other than English

Inspired by What is the best book to start learning LaTeX?, I thought that it might be useful to collect a list of the many brilliant introductory LaTeX books and tutorials written in languages other ...
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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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Hungarian BibLaTeX online citation

How to make BibLaTeX print Elérhető: http://digitus.itk.ppke.hu/~lazar/cnn/SegedFileok/ZA_TemplTervArt.pdf (elérés dátuma 2014. 04. 22.). instead of Available: ...
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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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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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Croatian/Serbian letters in CV problem

I'm using a currvita CV for something, but am unable to get Croatian/Serbian (I don't know how this will come out, but they are šŠđĐčČćĆžŽ). Haven't used LaTeX in a while but remember that in the ...