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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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Problem with hyphenation in Ubuntu ( No hyphenation patterns were preloaded for french babel)

I have a problem when compiling a latex document in Ubuntu (18.04). I am using TeXmaker et MikTeX. The message is Package babel Warning: No hyphenation patterns were preloaded for (babel) the ...
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Package lipsum, babel (french) and active characters [duplicate]

In the following document, the two paragraphs should be composed in the same way. But the spacing before 'high punctuation' characters (;) is not correct in the paragraph created by the \lipsum macro. ...
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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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Incompatibility between french babel and KOMA-Script letter class?

I want to compile a letter in French using KOMAScript (2018/03/30 v3.25) and choosing 'french' as an option for babel. When I am running the following minimal example using TeXLive 2018 on a Mac, \...
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Use of \NoAutoSpacing inside a macro

I would like to locally deactivate the colon character (made active by babel package used with frenchb option). But it appears to not work within a macro: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[frenchb]{...
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French babel package ruins my page setup!

First of all: I use Overleaf as my LaTeX compiler. Being french, I wanted to use \documentclass[letterpaper,11pt,french]{article} \usepackage{babel} in my declarations, instead of \documentclass[...
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How to use a semicolon separator with csvsimple together with babel (french language)?

1) Semicolon ; separator and babel Using the package csvsimple, I found that I can use a semicolon ; separator only if the babel package is not loaded: \documentclass[varwidth,margin=0.5cm]{...
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Conflict between personal macro and Babel French

I wrote a personal command that allows you to place a text next to a figure. This macro has been corrected for an incompatibility with the tikz calc library here: Personal command incompatible with ...
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usepackage[frenchb]{babel} vs documentclass[francais]{}

Let see the 2 piece of code : 1.using \usepackage[frenchb]{babel} \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[frenchb]{babel} \...
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Babel's automatic spacing seems to disappear in \href when the target is an URL [duplicate]

Babel provides automatic spacing around some characters for French, but hyperref's \href command seems to mess that up in certain particular contexts. See this example: \documentclass{minimal} \...
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accented characters error

I'm writing with french language. Document and chapters title are okey but the main text like this: Here the used packages: \usepackage[explicit]{titlesec} \usepackage[french]{babel} \usepackage{...
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Compatibility issues between package `tkz-base`, `inputenc` and `babel` [duplicate]

I would normally work with [greek,russian,frenchb,english]{babel} which requires [utf]{inputenc} and am getting problems with some of the tkz-base macros. The error messages are incoherent so I hope ...