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{english} is for questions concerned with typesetting documents following English conventions and rules with (La)TeX.

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Changing babel package inside the same document

I am currently writing my Ph.D. thesis in French and English. Following the procedure that I found here Changing babel package inside a single chapter, I have divided the document into two parts, one ...
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Numbers reversed in Arabic bibliography entries with biblatex and babel

I am writing an article in Arabic. I want to include a bilingual bibliography. So far, I have managed to custom my bibliography entries so the field names in Arabic display the corresponding ones in ...
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Do all these English-speaking regions use either “US” or “UK” hyphenation rules? If so, what's the relations? [closed]

This is a list of the main natively English-speaking countries/regions: US (64.3%) UK (16.7%) Canada (5.3%) Australia (4.7%) South Africa (1.3%) Ireland (1.1%) New Zealand (1%) Other (5.6%) There ...
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How to make sense of this table of “TEX hyphenation patterns combos”?

I'm confused by this: http://tug.org/tex-hyphen/#languages There is a " en-gb", meaning "English in Great Britain", a "en-us", meaning "English in the USA"... but there is no "English in Australia"...
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Spacing additional languages

I have a lot of languages in my documents and suddenly there is an additional spacing when writing english oder greek words. Here is an example: (between abc und def is an additional space and I don'...
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Subsection numbering flipped order [duplicate]

As you can see the numbers of the subsection is not ordered correctly, how can I fix that. This template is from overleaf https://www.overleaf.com/latex/templates/fancy-analysis-report/hdygfmftrpds ...
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Proper way to typeset the phrase “x-y plane” in US English [closed]

What's the right way to typeset the phrase "x-y plane" in US English? A full sentence example would be something like: Our new detector has incredible resolution in the x-y plane, but provides no ...
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How to write in english in an arabic text?

I am writing the abstract for my master thesis and I used this code in order to get three abstracts with three different languages - french, english, and arabic - on the same page. The code works ...
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Creating fused ft and ct symbols from Old English

I am quoting an old document and would like to quote it properly. Any help will be greatly appreciated! Edit: This is the part of the document I need to be in the appropriate format. %---------------...
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Output pdf is not getting generated in case of internationization

\documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english, russian]{babel} \usepackage[T1, T2A]{fontenc} \begin{document} \begin{abstract} Это вводный абзац в начале документа. \end{...
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pdflatex: how to distinguish between apostrophe and single right quotation mark?

Continuing the comment "If a word processor/typesetter is used that distinguishes single quotes from apostrophes..." in https://english.stackexchange.com/questions/286321/distinguishing-apostrophes-...
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Bibliography - English in reverse in a Hebrew article

I'm new with LyX, and now learn. I wrote something in Hebrew, and add bibliography (in English) and its in reverse: The code: בדיקה\cite{Ruan2003} \bibliographystyle{unsrt} The bib file: @...
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How to correctly write the thousands separator in American English?

I am not a native speaker and I must write a scientific document in American English. How would you correctly write "10000" using LaTeX ? with a space only (10 000): $10\,000$ with a coma and no ...
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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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How to handle a bib source with no author?

I am writing a paper in English and have a couple of sources that have no author. In German there would be the abbreviation o.V. standing for ohne Verfasser which translates to no author in those ...
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LaTeX fails to hyphenate rather common english words

I encountered problem with LaTeX hyphenation. Because it happened for the first time, I presume that the mistake is done by me, not by packages. Nevertheless, I cannot find what is wrong with my code....
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British English hyphenation does not work properly. What is wrong with my code?

\documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage[british]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[activate={true,nocompatibility},final,tracking=true,kerning=true,...
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Spanish and english references in the same document

How can I use references in spanish and english in the same document? My document is mainly in spanish with 2 chapters in english, so I need to be able to change the references between chapters from "...
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Changing date to German standard in CV of Share-Latex

At the moment the date of my CV in Share-Latex is written in English i.e. October 12, 2017. But I would change it into German firstly (Oktober instead of October) and secondly to the more common ...
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Getting right-to-left output in Arabic and Persian/Farsi with pdfLaTeX

I have an English document in which I need to inject a few example words from many different languages, including Arabic and Persian. I've sorta gotten it to work with the babel package and the \...
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Use of the bibliography style IEEEtran.bst yields hyphenation warning

This bibliography style does not want to use Babel hyphenation patterns, but it should generate its own for the English language. On my current computer I am using Miktex 2.9 and I added all English ...
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Perfect example document (template) for English, Greek and Hebrew (XeLaTeX)

EDIT 2 (23-2-2017): Changed the title and added that the example file in this post specifically works with XeLaTeX. EDIT 1 (20-2-2017): Due to cfr's request, I have added a file. This is not the ...
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Greek text english references

I am trying to figure out how it could work to write in greek text and have english references. I've tried a lot of what I found in my search, but nothing is working properly for me, at least. What I ...
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How to use both English and Greek (Tex Live & pdflatex) and even Hebrew easily in one document

After looking around for a while, having checked the Not-So-Short Introduction to LaTeX2e (2.5.5) and even after having found some sources on the internet, I still could not get this to work. I have ...
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Can I add an English word pronunciation automatically using latex?

I know that there's a package named tipa that could handle the phonetic symbols gracefully and manually. I want to know if there's a way to input those phonetic symbols automatically based on a word, ...
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texts in equations not being showed properly using xepersian package

I'd like to insert an equation in my $LaTeX$ document that looks like the following equation but I fail to make it show the text inside the equation: and the output I am getting: I read questions\...
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How best to use \MakeUppercase in the english environment when the default language is Hebrew, Polyglossia is loaded and XeLaTeX is used?

The MNWE below fails to compile XeLaTeX. Compilation ends with an error because \MakeUppercase is undefined in the english environment. Uncommenting the commented code permits compilation. However, ...
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How to change date format from French to US date format?

I am using this latex theme for an upcoming presentation. Everything is good except one thing: the date, which is in French and I want it in US date formatting. I tried using \usepackage{datetime} ...
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Title with English and Greek text

I am having the following code \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english,greek]{babel} \usepackage{graphicx} \graphicspath{{images/}} \usepackage{amsmath} \...
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Can I Use LaTeX to Convert UK to US Spellings? [closed]

I have written a paper using LaTeX. My supervisor wishes to use US English for our paper to submit to an American journal. However, I'm based in New Zealand and have written the entire paper in LaTeX ...
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Fullstop after \dots in a formula

Should I put fullstop after \dots in a formula in the end of a sequence? Consider for example the nonsense formula $$E=mc^2 + \dots .$$
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Change language of some captions in a class derived from scrlttr2 from German to English [closed]

I am using a latex class to write a letter that is provided from my (German) university. The letter is in English and I included the English babel as well as write English in the documentclass options....
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moderncv linkedin symbol and greek language

I am using babel in moderncv in order to switch between greek and english language with default language greek but i had an issue with social infos (such as email,webpage)i could not add them in ...