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Clash between environ and babel (french) packages

The explicit code \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage[french]{babel} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=1.18} \usetikzlibrary{babel} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{...
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LaTeX3 - Splitting at semicolon when babel-french is used

The following code is broken by the use of \usepackage[french]{babel}. Can this be fixed easily? \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[french]{babel} % The character ; becomes active... \...
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Insert code source with listings and problem with special french characters [duplicate]

I'm having a problem using listings. Everything works fine until I want to insert special French characters such as é or è. From that moment on, I get an error message. However, I had specified in my ...
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csvreader does not show anything

I'm trying to use for the first time the package csvsimple. It worked fine with my .csv file and the command \csvautobooktabular but I'm not able to use it with \csvreader. Here is a MWE. Could ...
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Beamer french + beamer + tikz label + +b environment = booom

I can’t use the label syntax label={45:my text} to put a label at 45 degrees when beamer + babel french are enabled. I tried various stuff like [fragile], \usetikzlibrary{babel} or \AtBeginEnvironment{...
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stmaryrd & babel incompatibility

I am having a bug: when I want to use both stmaryrd for \llbracket and french babel in some book I am writing, compilation never ends. Happens on my local machine and on Overleaf. Here is some MWE: \...
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Running lualatex after latex while retaining auxiliary files in the presence of colon in labels and nonmain french language

Let's assume that we have a huge LaTeX document, out of which we produce a PostScript version via latex+dvips and a PDF version via lualatex. Compiling everything from scratch (without any auxiliary ...
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Biblatex warning is about hyphenation patterns

I am facing with issue which is also described in babel manual 1.1 Monolingual documents. I have multi-language document and laualatex complies that for example france and german hyphenation is not ...
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Babel+french: incompatible with cref and colon in name

If I use colons in \cref{sec:mysection} then it fails to compile when I use the french babel. I can remove the colons in the section names, but this feel a bit dirty. Any other option? MWE: \...
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Space before the "?", normally unbreakable with babel-french, breakable with listings' breaklines option

With babel-french, the space before the question mark is normally unbreakable. But, as shown by the MWE below (compiled with pdflatex, xelatex or lualatex), the breaklines option of the listings ...
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Change Template Latex to English

I am using this template to write my project report: https://github.com/stoufa/ISI-LaTeX-Template It's in French by default: How can I change it to English? I want Chapter 1 instead of chapitre 1 and ...
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Package enumitem: Undefined label, with babel French

I'm getting the error Package enumitem: Undefined label with the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[french,english]{babel} \usepackage{enumitem} \setlistdepth{10} \renewlist{itemize}...
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tabularray and babel french

I need to use \usetikzlibrary{babel} but it causes an error in the folowing example. \documentclass[french]{article} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage{tabularray} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage{...
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Logos, institution names, the title and the beginning of the text on the same page of a report

I'd like to write a report in French but without a separate title page. I tried geophysics template that does it very well, but it imposes "abstract" that I didn't manage to convert into &...
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Something went wrong in the last update [duplicate]

I have a very big document (book, over 400 pages, a dozen chapters with a lot of tikz pictures) which used to compile OK. But last TeXlive update, something went wrong. Now the compilation gives me ...
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My code doesn't work when I change the language beamer [duplicate]

My code works great, \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{tcolorbox} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \...
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Small caps in beamer lead to warning with french babel

I'm writing a presentation with beamer and trying to include a citation, but when I compile I get the warning Font shape `T1/lmss/m/sc' in size <10.95> not available (Font) Font shape `T1/lmr/m/...
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Uneven vertical space with enumerate and multicols

I'm having a vertical spacing glitch in this minimal example: \documentclass[11pt,twoside]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[french]{babel} \usepackage{microtype,textcomp} \usepackage[total={...
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Extra space in listings before column character with french language

It seems that linstings package maintain babel language properties while it includes code. My problem is that the french space before column remains in the python code I included. My question is: how ...
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Babel - French - Exact definitions of the macros \og and \fg

I would like to mimic exactly the behavior of the quotes \og and \fg proposed by babel when french is the main language. What should I do because the following code is wrong? \documentclass[12pt,...
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Problem reading file with french language in babel

When reading a temporary file, I get an error when switching to french (comment/uncomment documentclass): Runaway argument? testcolor;testtext \\\textbf {\ChangesIncolor \ -- \ChangesIntext }\fi \ETC. ...
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standalone wrongly claims sub-preamble of a subfile changed

(Maybe related to this question.) Each pdflatex compilation of the following MCE: \begin{filecontents}[overwrite]{subfile.tex} \documentclass{article} \newcommand\mycolon{:} \begin{document} Foo. \end{...
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Why doesn't this macro work well with french option of babel?

The following code, inspired by this answer, procudes an undesired result when the french option of babel is selected. However, it works fine with the english option! Can anyone explain this to me, ...
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Capitalize French part name

It is similar to this question, but both of its answer do not seem to work here. I defined the title format as follows: \usepackage[explicit]{titlesec} \titleclass{\part}{top} % make part like a ...
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Modifying the babel French spacing for punctuations

I'm writing French with typewriter font, and the default auto-spacing for punctuations provided by babel is a little unsatisfactory. (the above one is in French mode, the bottom one is in English ...
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French babel package affects indentation in nested lists

I noticed that adding \usepackage[french]{babel} line (into a basic article document, for example) affects indentation of nested enumerate lists (possibly itemize too). The indentation becomes ...
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How to change abstract in other language

I want to add the abstract in french after the one in english. \selectlanguage{french}, is only accepting the text inside the abstract and not the title which I want to change into Résumé. Same for \...
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how does hyphenation with babel-french work?

I have seen number other questions dealing with this problem but never understood how it works and how to fix it. I installed latex with the install-tl script and selected the babel-french package. In ...
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French babel conflict with quantikz [duplicate]

I've noticed a strange behavior using the babel and quantikz packages. The following code: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{tikz} \...
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Node label location taken literally when defining Circuitikz macro with babel french

I'm using the same variant of a circuit multiple times, with only minor changes, so I defined a macro with tikz commands. Here's my document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \...
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Why are the differences between Babel French and English?

I just noticed that \usepackage[french]{babel} does indent the first paragraph of each section which is not the case in english. So I went to the manual to understand the differences, but I found ...
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How can I automatically do \shorthandoff in all inline listings with pandoc?

To get proper French punctuation in pandoc with babel, I followed the advice in https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/505068/17868 which requires enabling shorthands in babel. However, as I found out, when ...
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Beamer is showing uncompleted words

I have problem in beamer, I am writing in frensh and when I write some words, they are qualified as wrong and in the compilation it gives uncompleat words for example I write "finiment" ...
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Why does \captiondelim cause error with babel-french?

The MWE below causes the error: ./caption-err.tex:9: Argument of \reserved@a has an extra }. <inserted text> \par l.9 \begin{document} ? q OK, entering \...
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Change caption label delimiter with babel french in memoir but without caption package?

The following memoir document includes the french option to babel. Is it possible — without using the caption package — to force use of the caption label delimiter that I specify with \captiondelim? \...
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How to change part name in TOC only (with babel)? Or How to patch a bug in babel french with amsart

When I use babel with french option and amsart, I get the word "partie" in the TOC and not "Partie" which is the correct typographic rule in french (in the main document I get "Première partie" which ...
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Unable to change quote type in french

I'm using csquotes and writing in French. I'd like to set the quotation marks as they are in english, and I don't want to use this method ``. I tried changing the variant but it always gives me ...
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How to insert space between the number of a caption and double dots that introduce the label?

Even if I specified the French language in the preamble of my document (Tufte-book documentclass), the formatting of the legends of the figures and tables has been kept in English. So I added to the ...
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How to apply \usepackage[french]{babel} to marginnote in a tufte-book document

I use the {tufte-book}documentclass and I write my document in french language with usepackage[french]{babel}. Unfortunatly the margin notes and the bibliography references remains in english, as well ...
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Is there any incompatibility between TikZ's `babel` library and the `beamer` class? [closed]

When the babel library of the tikz package is loaded within the beamer class, the options of the TikZ coordinates labels are displayed with the label on the image. 1. With the beamer class, there is ...
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Combining French and Greek Babel does not work in dvilualatex

For some reason, there is an error when trying to use French and Greek Babel support with dvilualatex. Try running the following, and it will work fine with dvilualatex+dvips/dvipdfmx: \...
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Capitalize part name in amsbook

In French, the amsbook class writes part name in lowercase in the toc even if I redefine \partname. I wonder how to fix that. \documentclass{amsbook} \usepackage[french]{babel} \title{La démocratie} ...
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Does `titleps` conflict with `babel`?

The word "french" comes just before the chapter heading. Is that a bug, and is there a fix? \documentclass{report} \usepackage[french]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} % due to warning from babel \...
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Another babel-french incompatibility with crossreftools

With the indicated line commented-out, the following course using both babel-french and crossreftools gives the expected output from the two crossreftools commands near its end: \documentclass{...
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babel and crossreftools incompatibility?

The following MWE is giving error: ./test.tex:10: Missing \endcsname inserted. <to be read again> : l.10 \section{A section}\label{sec:one`} The source: \documentclass{...
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LaTeX breaking line right before colon

This thread : Prevent line break before : describes exactly my issue today. Thus, I tried the solution that was given, ie I added this in my preamble : \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{...
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Switching languages in bibliography with biblatex (completely!)

This is a take on this. In the print, In : LE JOUR (AAAA) should be Dans : LE JOUR (AAAA). Is it feasible, how? \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage[french]{babel} \usepackage[bibencoding=...
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Caption modification conflicts with babel french and changes

Following a previous question regarding caption modification in a long document (with a nice solution proposed by @egreg), I ended up using the changes package to handle corrections. As my document ...
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The babel library does not work with the \tikzset command inside the document environment

Here is an example with the angle option of the Straight Barb arrow using the colon character : \tikzset{>={Straight Barb[angle=60:2pt 3]}} The error is ! Paragraph ended before \...
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\no inside a tikz node

\no inside the node is printed as 'no' rather than the associated symbol. How to get the symbol, instead? \documentclass %[letterpaper] {minimal} \pagestyle{empty} \usepackage{anyfontsize} \...
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