{naming} is about naming files, document elements, or their underlying {macros}. Use {naming} in addition to other tags specifying what should be named.

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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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How to label my references so I know how to refer to them?

I'm currently writing my master thesis and i have a lot of papers to cite. I'm not able to find a good way of giving shortcuts (names) for the papers when I cite them. Can you recommend a naming ...
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How to change the name of document elements like “Figure”, “Contents”, “Bibliography” etc.?

I'd like to modify the names used to typeset some of my document elements. For example, the caption of figure floats should change from "Figure" to "Fig.", and my \tableofcontents sectioning heading ...
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Change wording used in sectioning such as \part

I am busy writing an article that is not in English. It is divided into various parts so it makes sense for me to use the \part{} command. However, using \part{} adds the word "Part XX" to the ...
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Biblatex: use Latin abreviations for page numbers instead of localized ones

When using biblatex for my bibliography in a German document, page numbers are abbreviated with S. x or in case there are two consecutive pages S. xf (where x is the page number). For formatting ...
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Contents and References sections translated to Greek

I am trying to export a LyX paper into PDF but the Table of Contents is named "Contents" in English and the same with the References. I would like them to be named "Βιβλιογραφία" and "Περιεχόμενα" ...
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Customising glossary group titles

I'm using the glossaries package to produce multiple glossaries in the same document and have found it convenient to define my own glossary style. When makeindex is used the glossary is sub-divided ...
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Changing the word “Subsubsection” to something else

I am using babel (spanish) and want to change the name provided by \subsubsection (e.g. "Subsubsección" in Spanish) to something shorter (e.g. "Sección") To that end, I tried to follow the post: ...
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Renaming the bibliography page using BibTeX

Is there a way to rename (or do away with the name of) the bibliography page that is output using BibTeX? If so, is the name dependent on the bibliographystyle, or is it something inherent within the ...
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Add a dot in “MA Thesis” in biblatex’s @masterthesis entry

in output I see "MA Thesis" however I want to have "MA. Thesis". How one can put a dot after "MA"? I am using numeric style. I looked though the file biblatex.def and I can see some \map sententences ...
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How to rename theorem (or lemma) in Beamer to another language?

I'm Malay user. I want to rename the theorem tag in Beamer. Does anyone know how to do it? When the document class is article or book, I can simply modify the preamble as follows: ...
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Changing label name for algorithm

I have this algorithm: \begin{algorithm} \captionsetup[algorithm]{name=MegaAlgorithm} \DontPrintSemicolon \KwData{$G=(X,U)$ such that $G^{tc}$ is an order.} \KwResult{$G’=(X,V)$ with $V\subseteq U$ ...
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Using cleveref for named referencing

This is what I have so far \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{tikz-cd} ...
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Is there / should there be a naming convention for expl3 extensions?

In other programming languages, there is a (sometimes pretty loose) standard on how to name modules / packages / etc. Does expl3 have such a convention in place or, if not, what should it be? Say you ...
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How to change the title of ToC?

I need to change default title of ToC. Is it possible with titlesec package? Here is my MWE: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{titlesec} ...
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How to write “References” title after each thesis chapter instead of “Bibliography” [duplicate]

I need to write "References" title at the end of each chapter instead of "Bibliography". My codes are simply \begin{thebibliography}{99} .... \end{thebibliography} I tried with adding ...
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How can I change the “References” to “Reference” in the thebibliography environment?

My problem is that I have only one reference. So I would like the head of this part to appear "Reference" instead of commonly "References". More generally, could we change the title "References" to an ...
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How to change the word “table”/“cuadro” for “tabla” using \cref?

I´m starting using cleveref package. I like it. But now I´m typing in spanish and when \cref is pointing to a table I want that use the word "tabla" instead "cuadro", in the text. When I type "is ...
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How to remove the word “Proof:” from the environment proof?

I am writing a paper and I will prove a theorem in an appendix because the proof is lengthy. When I use the following code, \documentclass[journal]{IEEEtran} \usepackage{amssymb, amsmath, amsthm, ...
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Adding a string “Chapter” to selected chapter numbers in TOC

Any idea how to add a string "Chapter" to TOC to a selected positions in TOC? For now, TOC looks like this: Chapter without any number A Chapter without any number B 1. This is chapter 1. 2. This ...
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Change caption name of figures

How can I modify the caption name of a figure? For example I have \caption{This is a figure.} and by default the caption appears as Figure 1: This is a figure. However I want Fig.1 - This ...
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Multiple listings styles

In using the listings package, how can I have a distinct \lstlistingname value for each type of listing. Lets say my document has C++, R and Pseudo listings, and I would like the \lstlistingname ...
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\span as a math operator

I'd like \span to be a math operator (for the span of a set of vectors), but apparently it's already a TeX command. What do you guys recommend I do instead? (I don't really want a strange capital ...
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Label part in title and TOC “First part”, “Second part”, etc

I'm sure this question has already been asked and answered but I didn't know what to look for in the forum. I'd like to label my part title in TOC and in the beginning of the part itself like "First ...
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Replace the text 'Chapter' with custom text in Memoir [duplicate]

How can I replace the word 'Chapter' with some other text string in Memoir class? So, instead of Chapter 1, it appears as, say, MyChapter 1. Also, the text is in Devanagari script so MyChapter will ...
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Change “Theorem” to “Věta” in beamer

I tried to use \uselanguage{Czech}\languagepath{Czech} as suggested in Babel (French) does not translate the theorem environment in Beamer class, but I still get "Theorem" instead of "Věta" for my ...
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How to make Bibliography heading all in uppercase? [duplicate]

When I run this for bibliography, I still get Reference heading in lower case.. How can I make "REFERENCE" heading in uppercase ? \newpage \centering \label{REFERENCES} \bibliography{Bibliography2}
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Different names of sections

I wish to name my sections as "Exercise x - name" in the text but as "Exercise x" in the ToC and in the \leftmark. Does anyone have an idea for this? I have tried just manipulating my \leftmark by ...
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change “Algorithm 1:” to “Algorithmus:” in algorithm package

I am using the algorithm package and I need my algorithm to be labeled as "Algorithmus: XYZ" instead of "Algorithm 1: XYZ" where XYZ is my caption for the algorithm.
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How to rename Abstract title in Memoir?

I'm trying to customize the Abstract of a memoir document using the following command: \renewcommand{\abstractname}{Executive Summary} The problem is that it actually has no effect. How can I ...
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Change caption of figure for references

I changed the caption of my figures running the following command (I'm using the babel package): \addto\captionsngerman{\renewcommand{\figurename}{Abb.}} If I use \autoref{$LABEL} to reference to ...
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Can I change the name of my bibliograpy? [duplicate]

When I write \bibliography{biblio} the bibliography's name is "reference". How can I change that ?
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What is the scheme of fonts naming in PDFs generated by LaTeX and other software?

Most of PDF viewing software allows one to see documents properties, in particular, fonts used in them. Some viewers (e.g. Okular of KDE) even allow to extract such fonts to TTF files. I always ...
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arara: problem with spaces in the name of .tex files?

I know that there is a problem with spaces in the name of .bib files. Nonetheless, the following MWE compiles perfectly fine if one does the normal latex -> bibtex -> latex -> latex compilation ...
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Renaming “Acronyms” (glossaries package) [duplicate]

I'd like to rename the "Acronyms" section produced by the glossaries package because not all the terms I have included in it are actually acronyms but rather abbreviations. The only way to change ...
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Bibliography not in ToC when using biblatex/biber

I just managed to switch from using BibTeX to biblatex with the biber backend. My references now appear how I want. However I have two new issues. 1) How do I change "Bibliography" to references? The ...
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how to suppress “chapter” in \chapter (while keeping numbering)

Using \chapter I get: Chapter 1. The meaning of this novel Chapter 2. The plot of this novel Chapter 3. The moral of this novel I want to get instead: 1. The meaning of this novel 2. ...
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Changing name of List of Figures [duplicate]

I write in my preable the following code: \usepackage[a4paper, inner=1.5cm, outer=3cm, top=2cm, bottom=3cm, bindingoffset=1cm]{geometry} \usepackage[onehalfspacing]{setspace} ...
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How can I replace “S.” (German abbreviation for page) with “Sp.” (German abbreviation for column) in the Apacite-package for only two entries?

I've got a question concerning the replacement of "Sp" instead of "S" in a reference. For example, instead of getting XXX, Y. (ABCD). YYY. In Y. XXX. (Ed.), FGAH. (A. ed., S. 01-03). VVVV: ZZZZ. I ...
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Changing style file for bibliography [duplicate]

How do I change the 'plainnat' style file of natbib so that the title of the Bibliography is "References" and not "Bibliography"? Note: This is required for thesis corrections and I would rather keep ...
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how to change the word 'preface' in Scientific Workplace 5.5

I'm having a problem with the language in SWP 5.5. I am writting a text in spanish, so I am using the \usepackage[spanish]{babel} sentence at the beginning of the document and it works perfectly with ...
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Customize the name of custom listings in their “list of”

As I would like to separate the listings in my document, I decided to create two separate lists of them: one for the algorithms, and one for the sources. In addition, the sources must be loaded from ...
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How to change the name of Index section

I use the makeidx in the extreport and the command \printindex to print the index out. The Index name (index in English) was translated to Vietnamese automatically into "Chỉ mục". I want to change ...
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How do I access float's name (e.g. for use with caption*)?

I would like to access the current name of the float. In the float package manual, I've read that command \floatname{<float name>}{<new name>} works by redefining \fname@<float ...
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How can I rename “Appendices” in the Table of Contents and in the text?

I would like to change the name of the "Appendices" to "Appendix" in the Table of Contents. So far, I was only able to change the name of the Appendices in the text, by using the following commands in ...
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How to change or remove the bibliography title when using multibib?

I use the multibib package to include more than one bibliography into my document: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt,twoside]{article} \usepackage[resetlabels]{multibib} \newcites{lit}{Literature} ...
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LYX - change TABLE to TABLEAU [duplicate]

I use the document class "book(more font sizes)", with French language. Tables appear as "Table" in the pdf. I tried \renewcommand\tablename{TABLEAU} in the preamble, but even if it does not generate ...
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\renewcommand\tablename{name} does not work

I am completely noobie in LaTeX. I need to change table name in all captions. But when I write \renewcommand\tablename{newname} at the beginning of document, it doesn't do anything. It's still "Table" ...
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Is it bad style to have spaces in environment names?

I've recently realized that, due to how \newenvironment, \begin, and \end work, there is no reason you can't have environment names with spaces in them. As long as you stick with \begin and \end, this ...
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Spanish references and bibliography

I'm using the following commands for my bibliographical stile in TexMaker: \usepackage{natbib} \bibliographystyle{econometrica} \bibliography{<referencias>} I'd like to know How to modify ...