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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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“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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How do I set the language to be Chinese in package babel?

I would like to set the language of the document to be Chinese so that the captions would be written in Chinese like 图 1: Instead of Figure 1: I know we could use \renewcommand\figurename{图} \...
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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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\input of pure Czech text doesn't work

I have 2 files ideje.tex and th0.tex. Both are \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} but I don't think this is important.I want to add th0.tex to the end of ideje.tex by this command: \input{th0.tex} but I ...
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new problem with greek babel [closed]

Before two months, my .tex file compiled perfectly. Yesterday, I installed a new version of TeXMaker and this error occurs again and again. ! Package babel Error: Unknown option `greek'. Either you ...
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Use a variable to set the active language in Babel [duplicate]

I'm playing around with the Babel package and got the idea to set its activelanguage using a newcommand, so it would be possible to decide the language to use when invoking latexmk: latexmk -pdf -...
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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 ...
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Problem with babel package and subfigures

I have tried to change the language of my article by adding the following lines to the preamble: \usepackage[greek,english]{babel} \selectlanguage{greek} In most of the cases seems to work fine. But ...
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Update babel package [duplicate]

I have downloaded the newest version of babel package from this site: https://ctan.org/pkg/babel?lang=en and I want to update it. Could you please explain me how can I do it?
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Package inputenc error: Invalid UTF-8 byte 248

I get this error: Package inputenc error: Invalid UTF-8 byte 248 on each line where I have special letters from the Danish alphabet: æ, ø, å. But I have loaded the danish babel package into the ...
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Single hebrew word in english paragraph (babel/pdflatex)

How to include a single hebrew word in an english paragraph using babel and pdflatex? I don't want a new paragraph or start from the right when switching to hebrew. If possible, I would like to ...
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Babel and biblatex problem with TexLive 2018

I have just installed TexLive 2018 on my Linux machine. I try to compile the MWE (see below), but the compilation ended with: This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.19 (TeX Live 2018) (preloaded ...
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Error with \RequirePackage in a class file

I am trying to use the command \RequirePackage[spanish,es-tabla]{babel} in my own class (i.e, my .cls file) but the following error occurs: Command \labelenumi already defined. A temporary ...
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Quotes in PDF bookmarks when using polyglossia

I am creating a multilingual document, using polyglossia. I would like to include quoted text in a section title, using csquotes, and I would also like to have a PDF bookmark tree in the final file, ...
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Can't change a portuguese template to english

I'm trying to use this template (https://www.overleaf.com/19575183fdzfsdppdrwj#/72525914/) for my Master's final work (in this university as well) but there are some details that I can't work around. ...
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babel conflicts with, I think, refcount

The following code is continued from this post and this one. The following code compiles ok without babel but not with it. See the console output below. Is there a way resolve this issue? \...
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Beamer - Greek - Change Language inside `\author`

I am trying to use pdflatex (and not XeLaTeX) for a Greek presentation. Inside authors I want to use another language (Let's say another name in English to avoid titlepage's solution. Let's suppose it ...
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Table of contents language update

I am writing an article in dutch, so I have changed (using \renewcommand) the language of my tables, toc, figures and appendices. However, my table of contents won't update to the new language. This ...
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Incomprehensible error with babel and isodate

The error in question is: ! Undefined control sequence. \ifthenelse #1#2#3->\let \bbl@temp@pref \pageref \let \pageref \org@pageref ... l.19 \date{\today} ...
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Error while using quotes syntax with packages babel, subcaption, and tikz

While using quotes, I get the error ERROR: Argument of \language@active@arg" has an extra }. from \documentclass{article} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \usepackage{subcaption} \usepackage{tikz} \...
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Typing french quotes in Russian: what's the most right way

As far as I understand, LaTeX itself provides the following way: <<quoted text>>. However, russian babel package provides also this way: "<quoted text">. They both look the same in ...
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Formatting of symbols used as footnote markers

I've managed to use symbols instead of numbers as footnote markers, with the help of this. However, the footnote markers thus generated are formatted like numbers, instead of like symbols generated ...
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How to use `\monthiname`, `\monthiiname`, … commands from `babel`?

Within the babel package, for each language, the month names are already defined as \month<roman number>name commands. I was looking then for a solution that would provide me with the month ...
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Change the name of document elements like 'Figure' or 'Abstract' twice

This is a bit of a continued question looking at here I am using the memoir package which implemented the abstact package directly. As I use polygesia instead of babel, to rename the predefined name ...
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Babel before or after fontspec?

Paying keen attention to package loading order, I wonder if babel should be loaded before or after fontspec. Neither manual carries information on the loading order. Furthermore, there are ...
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Cannot locate xindy module for language british in codepage utf8

When I use xindy for as my makeglossaries backend, I get the following warning: Cannot locate xindy module for language british in codepage utf8 However, there is no issue with the typesetting of ...
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Problem with absolute path and [ngerman] babel?

I want to get rid of relative paths and defines a new command which point to the root folder of my project: \providecommand{\myPath}{C:/Users/xxx/Google Drive/WS_1819/Bachelorarbeit/_new/} However, ...
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Please use latin2 or utf8 (inputenc) with magyar babel warning

Here is a minimal reproducible example: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[magyar]{babel} \begin{document} Árvíztűrő tükörfúrógép. \end{...
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\chapter command is wrong in ukrainian language (in russian works)

This question is related to this Xelatex try lo load russian package if I use only ukrainian In the case of the text in Russian everything is working, but it is necessary to indicate the Ukrainian ...
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Xelatex try lo load russian package if I use only ukrainian [duplicate]

I was preparing several texts in xelatex in Russian, everything was fine. But today I needed to prepare in Ukrainian. Here is an example of a file. \documentclass[a4paper, openright, 12pt]{extreport} ...
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Can't change section title color - fancyhdr, babel, indentfirst

\documentclass[]{resume-openfont} \usepackage{fancyhdr,xcolor} \pagestyle{fancy} \fancyhf{} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{indentfirst} \begin{document} \begin{adjustbox}{max width=1.0\...
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Typesetting interactions diagram - with smartdiagram ? - (and bug/conflict between babel and smartdiagram)

I am trying to typeset the following kind of diagram : This is an interaction diagram I would use in functional requirements analysis (drawn with MS Word). I tried to use the smartdiagram package, ...
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PDFlatex : Some Greek letters disappear from PDF when babel package is used [duplicate]

I have a problem with Greek letters in math mode. Some letters disappear from PDF file when babel package is used I'm using pdflatex engine. and here are two minimal codes. \documentclass[a4paper,...
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babel: decimal separator is missing when `shorthands=off` is set

With this simple input: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage[shorthands=off,spanish]{babel} \begin{document} A number: $10.58$. \end{document} The resulting pdf looks like: The decimal comma is ...
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Possible incompatibility between babel, listings and biblatex causes problem with unbreakable space in bibliography [duplicate]

The following example compiles with an error: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[english]{babel}\usepackage{csquotes} \usepackage{listings}%\usepackage{listingsutf8} \usepackage[style=ieee]{...
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Error when using xwatermark and babel

I get this error when using xwatermark: ! Package catoptions Error: '\XDeclareOption*' multiply defined in (catoptions) package 'babel'. See the catoptions package ...
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Armenian characters using babel

Question: How do I get the Armenian language to print out in a mixed language document? Minimal Working Example (MWE): \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \...
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Babel changes layout of LNCS paper

I am using the LNCS springer class in its newest version. MWE1: \documentclass[runningheads]{llncs}[2018/03/10] \usepackage{blindtext} \begin{document} \maketitle \blindtext[10] \end{document} ...
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Greek Garamond fonts and babel

I'm having some issues with the EB Garamond font and the babel package. Compiling the snippet \documentclass{article} \usepackage{ebgaramond} \usepackage[greek.polutoniko,english]{babel} \begin{...
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CV, babel problem

I want to make a cv with Greek and English language. The problem is that the english appear with Greek font. Here is a short example. \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt, a4paper]{moderncv} \usepackage[...
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\texttt can't show “ij” of babel-dutch' \appendixname in the fonts used bij apa6 man and doc mode

Using the apa6 class with the option man or doc, and using [dutch]babel, \texttt drops the "ij" of \appendixname. (The Dutch word for "Appendix" (that babel uses) is "Bijlage". MWE: %Run with ...
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bibliography using babelbib

I'm trying to make the bibliography in my document using babelbib since my document haw 2 languages. But then i ask to print it, the whole bibliography is in one language. \documentclass[12pt]{report}...
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Redefining the Russian dash to have unbreakable space after it

Russian dash invoked via "--- has unbreable space before it, while sometimes I want to have unbreakable space also after it, e. g. if it preceeds a number, like ... "--- 1. To achieve this I take the ...
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Two abstracts on the same page [duplicate]

So I want to make two different abstracts in different languages on one page but I don't know how to accomplish that. I already tried the option which already is written on this website but it didn't ...
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Babel LDF — ensuring correct font encoding

I would like to implement a modern Babel language definition file (LDF) for Macedonian, as the present one does not support XeTeX/LuaTeX (if Unicode is used). In order for Macedonian to work properly,...