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Questions tagged [babel]

{babel} is a package that manages culturally-determined typographical (and other) rules, and hyphenation patterns for a wide range of languages.

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Remove the dot after section number in ToC [witouth any package] [duplicate]

I'm using the book class and I want to remove the final dot in the section number, i.e, I have 1. Chapter Name 1.1. Section Name 1.1.1. Subsection Name 1.1.1.1. Subsubsection Name I want 1. ...
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cleveref is using “table” instead of “tabela” when the document is set to Portuguese

I'm using cleveref in a document in Portuguese. The caption of the figure gets a label in Portuguese, but when referencing it on the text it goes wrong. I switched to German and it worked as expected. ...
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Conflict using french babel resulting in bibliography refs appearing in smallcaps [duplicate]

I wanted to re-run my thesis and while I changed nothing (nor the file format, the bib file or anything), all my references in the text now appear in smallcaps. I suspect there is a conflict with the ...
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Formatting counter in section, subsection and subsubsection

I want to show a counter with subsubsection-level headers and remove the final dot from the section counter, subsection and subsubsection (assuming you can assign a counter to subsubsection) by ...
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Incompatibility of 'subcaption' package with [hebrew]{babel}

I've come across a few posts now that try to deal with the issues bable has with Arabic and Hebrew and I know that the polyglossia package is recommended, however I am reluctant to rejig my entire ...
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Distinguishing between “ed” and “eds” in citation

I'm using biblatex-chicago, together with babel and csquotes, as I'm making a compilation with two different languages for the reference section. It works fine with one exception: cbyeditor is not ...
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missing “&” AND “enumerate numbering” by using “MnSymbol” and “babel”

I 'm using MnSymbolpackage (for the uparrowtail) and also babel package (for text). The problem is that: the "&" symbol disappeared and the numberin in enumerate environment disappered, as you ...
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Russian Language Bold Font problem with newtxtext

I am writing an article in English, with some pages in Russian. \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[T1,T2A]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[russian,english]{babel} \...
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Macro to add to a \ref number - broken by babel package

I need to add an integer to a reference number. For context, suppose I have a list of exercises where the first has \label{exr:thisone} (let's say it's number 6) and then I want to say something like "...
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Babel / LuaTex support for .otf features

Referring to this thread: Xetex support for .otf features, following the indications obtained I modified the code adopting Babel and compiling with LuaTex. In effect this way the Contextual Alternates ...
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Error when citing in the frontmatter (Spanish)

I'm trying to reference an article in an abstract chapter but I'm getting lots of errors that I don't understand. Here's a MWE: \documentclass[spanish]{book} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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pdf_tex not found

I am writing my PhD in Polish. I use pdf_tex files for inserting images. This is the file which is working fine \documentclass[oneside, 12pt]{book} \usepackage[top=2.5cm, bottom=2.5cm, left=2.5cm, ...
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Latex does not compile babel in chapter

Please help. The language is compiled only in some chapters. here my code \documentclass[12pt,spanish,letterpaper,oneside,onecolumn,openany]{book} \usepackage[left=4cm,top=3cm,right=2.5cm,bottom=3cm]...
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Change the language text variables in the optidef package

How can I change the language of the optidef package. Specifically I would like to redefine the "minimize" and "subject to" text variables: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{amsmath, optidef} \...
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Reading CSV file with quotes

I'm trying to read a CSV file into latex and produce a new page for every row in the file. Unfortunately, the file quotes every field, uses semicolons as delimiters, and contains underscores in the ...
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Need to write "U despite of using ngerman babel

I write a presentation in German language, so I use \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} Now, I want to write "UTF-8" but the output looks like that: How can I fix it? Thank you for your help! MWE: \...
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How to get dashed lists in french and bullet lists in english with babel in the same document?

In a bilingual document, using babel, I want to have a dashed list when the main language is french, and a bullet list when the selected language is english. Here is a MWE showing that switching to ...
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Hebrew and the alternative between polyglossia and babel

I found some threads in tex.stackexchange about the possibility of writing in Hebrew with Latex (what, however, I already made with fontspec and polyglossia). The answers are an alternative: either ...
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Hyphenation with Babel and Polyglossia

I've more or less the same content, compiled with babel and polyglossia: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage[italian]{babel} \babelfont{rm}[Ligatures=TeX,Numbers=OldStyle]{...
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How to make multi language figure captions without babel package

I'm currently writing my thesis in korean and part of english. Trying to make dual language caption for figure and tables like figure below So I tried this method Having better control on captions ...
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Why can \def\magyarOptions{defaults=hu-min} break the behavior of magyar babel?

I am writing a document in Hungarian which includes the circle symbol for temperature. Later I have to convert the document to docx so I can only use a small subset of latex, for example, without the ...
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Can't translate my template (babel used)

I am working on a template in overleaf and there is used babel for translation so almost everything is in Spanish. I am trying to translate it in English. I tried some modification but with no ...
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babel interfering with tikz [duplicate]

Consider this code: \documentclass{article} %\usepackage[latvian]{babel} ...
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listings interfering with babel

Consider this script: \documentclass{article} ...
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Correct line breaking for Japanese using Babel

MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xeCJK} \usepackage[japanese]{babel} \begin{document} \selectlanguage{japanese} 日本語をををををををををををををををををををををををををををかいぎょうします。 \end{document} In some ...
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Warnings when using babel with LuaLaTeX

Recently I have started using LuaLaTeX over pdfLaTeX, without any real issue so far. When working on a project I have noticed some warning messages I have failed to decpiher after consulting Google ...
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What's wrong with language vietnam in babel package?

I came back to a file from several years ago which used to compile very well back then. When I compiled it now I got plenty of errors saying that I haven't defined the language vietnam yet (package ...
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`\usepackage[spanish]{babel}` flags `!LaTeX Error: Command \quoting already defined.`

[spanish]{babel} flags !LaTeX Error: Command \quoting already defined. \documentclass{article} % RN. Mon 26/11/2018 % BRIEF DESCRIPTION: % \usepackage[spanish]{babel} flags !LaTeX Error: Command \...
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I selected Portuguese as main language, but the titles (chapter, figure, bibliography) are always in Dutch

I use: class memoir package babel package biblatex-abnt Manjaro Linux I run and compile: biber (biblatex) XeLaTeX I also have tried to switch the languages several times, but they are always in ...
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Conflict between appendix, bookmark, hyperref and magyar babel due to utf8 chars

I tried to use babel with the magyar language along with the package appendix and hyperref. There is an issue with the warnings of magyar babel and a I also had a similar problem to that one when one ...
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Why gives biblatex warning when it properly loads Hungarian?

As of biblatex v3.12, it supports the Hungarian language, but I get a warning when I try to run pdflatex. I have the files mwe.tex: \UseRawInputEncoding % https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/446653/...
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change \figurename when using babel [duplicate]

Consider this example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} %\usepackage[latvian]{babel} \...
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Is there a package to set the default font encoding of cyrillic to T2A?

Consider this for Greek \documentclass{article} \usepackage[LGR,T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{textalpha} \begin{document} φύσις \end{document As the default font supports LGR encoding, it renders ...
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T1 breaks hyphenation

I use the "report" document class for a document written in swedish (that's got åäöÅÄÖ). I also use the babel-package for swedish. It works as supposed, but now LaTeX has troubles hyphenating some of ...
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How to preload babel languages in LaTeX format?

In the good old days, Babel used to provide the list of languages loaded: LaTeX2e <2011/06/27> Babel <v3.8m> and hyphenation patterns for american, french, loaded. After upgrading to ...
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changing page numbering style from Arabic to roman doesn't work

I want to use Roman numbers and Arabic numbers in my thesis. the main language of the document is Arabic and I use command \pagenumbering to change page number's style. I tried most of the solutions ...
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Different interword spacing in english and french

I'm making a document with babel and monotype font. I made some settings to have a specific alignement but I have problem when using another language. \documentclass[a4paper,13pt]{book} \usepackage[...
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command \pagenumbering can't change numbers style i

I want to use Roman numbers and Arabic numbers in my thesis. the total language of the document is Arabic and I use command \pagenumbering to change page number's style. I tried most of the ...
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Conflict of chemfig, babel and beamer?

I use the chemfig package with beamer for several years together with czech language set in babel. I am aware of the conflict between the babel shorthand that activates hyphen, and the chemfig ...
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How to load custom minted lexer from file with czech babel

I would like to distribute my own lexer with latex sources. I use: \begin{minted}{myLexer.py:MyLexerClassName -x} setMinAndMax \end{minted} which works fine. But when I use czech babel, compilation ...
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babel + textcomp + redefining \LaTeX

I see this with TeXLive 2018, which includes version 3.26 of babel.sty (2018/10/16 3.26"). I think this works with some earlier versions of babel.sty, but I'm not sure where the cutoff is. \...
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How does MastersDoctoralThesis template know the language setting?

We're trying to change the MastersDoctoralThesis template to use Hungarian, which is magyar in babel. When running the mwe: \documentclass[magyar]{MastersDoctoralThesis} \begin{document} \...
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“Missing \endcsname inserted” from babel

I'm typesetting a document in English in which I quote texts in Latin and occasionally give a word in Hebrew. I suspect a recent Babel update (3.25) has broken something, because I now get a "Missing \...
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Incompatibility between babel-french and tasks

There seems to be an incompatibility between these two packages. Look at these two MWE: The right one \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tasks} %\usepackage[french]{babel} \begin{document} \begin{...
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Babel with Hebrew and Listings Conflicts: Makes the Listings Look Weird

When I use the babel package for Hebrew support, framed listings in the document look weird, same for listings with background color. Any idea how to solve? Here is a MWE: \documentclass[]{article}...
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Quotation marks based on langid with biblatex

I use biblatex with the csquotes and the babel package. Sometimes words in titles are set in qoutation marks. Normally I use \enquote for quotation marks. I want the style of the quotation marks in ...
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Conflict with package newpxmath and \accentedoperators [duplicate]

Whenever I use the \accentedoperators command from spanish, babel, alongside the package newpxmath, the accents on math commands disappear. Not only that, dots on i's disappear as well. \...
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Tikz: incomplete \iffalse error with pgfmathparse

I'm trying to create a pie chart like this one (link), but when I use the code I get an error with this code: \pgfmathparse{(-\midangle<180?"west":"east") } \edef\textanchor{\...
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Babel and listings cause problem with hard spaces in sectioning headers in classicthesis

Problematic MWE: \documentclass[headinclude,footinclude]{scrbook}%\documentclass[headinclude,footinclude,a4paper]{scrbook} \usepackage{classicthesis}%\usepackage[style=arsclassica]{classicthesis} \...
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Czech babel and chemmacros clash - reaction arrow not displayed

Clash between czech babel and chemacros in displaying reaction arrows, resulting in chemformula error: "unknown-arrow" The arrow type <-> doesn't exist on line 19. If czech babel is switched ...