Questions tagged [languages]

{languages} is about the specifics of using languages in (La)TeX documents, e.g. about switching {naming} and {hyphenation} patterns when typesetting multilingual documents. Popular packages are {babel} and {polyglossia}.

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Set font for numbers in Polyglossia

\documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \newfontfamily\englishfont{CMU Serif} % English font \newfontfamily\thaifont[Script=Thai]{TH Sarabun New} % Thai font \usepackage{...
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csquotes and foreignlanguages: setting the outer language for quotation marks

The package csquotes defines the quotation marks from the quoted (=inner) language, not from the environning language. How can one set the outer language for defining the quotation marks of \...
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LaTeXbangla package is not working in Overleaf

I am trying to write a bilingual (Bangla+English) document using LaTeXbangla package. Here's my MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[banglamainfont=Kalpurush, banglattfont=Siyam ...
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A mode to produce a document in one language or the other

He is my issue: I need to keep many documents (CV, research statement, research projects, list of abstracts, etc.) updated and ready to be sent for applications, sometimes in quite a rush. However, ...
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Polyglossia support for Mexican Spanish variant broken?

EDIT: Thanks to the issue linked by @moewe, I found out that the Mexican and Spanish versions of the Spanish Polyglossia module are identical except for a single word ("tabla" vs. "...
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Automatically apply different fonts to different languages

I'm working on an Esperanto tutorial in Simplified Chinese. Using \babelfont I appointed Noto Serif as Chinese font and Cambria for Esperanto. However, using \selectlanguage or \foreignlanguage each ...
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Scientific Work Place 6.0 problem of pdf compilation

I have just bought and installed Scientific Workplace 6. To gain time, I have translated my french file (sci) into english using google translate by now I can not compile the text into PDF file... It ...
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Trouble in writing Myanmar and English

When writing Myanmar Text as a main font, English output is bad. I'd like to get English output as default font.
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UseRawInputEncoding and Norwegian letters

I'm currently writing a document in overleaf that has a lot of code implemented in the lstlisting environment. The problem with this is that it floods my log with "invalid utf-8 byte sequence ...
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How can I write the title of the thesis before the abstract?

I want to be able to write the title before the abstract in both, English and Spanish. on the same page. I want to be able to write it in English as well. Without hardcoding it, how can I achieve this?...
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How to display license information in current language using doclicense package?

I'm working in a template and I want to use the doclicense package and I want it to display license information accordingly to the current language. Unfortunately, for some reason, it is not doing as ...
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Half consonants [closed]

Is there a generalized code to get the half-consonants? The half-consonants are where a consonant appears cut-off from the right hand side and only about 50-75% of the consonant is visible starting ...
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Babel support for foreign languages

I want to use a Tufte template adapted from here: https://www.latextemplates.com/template/tufte-style-book Also I want to use three languages simultaneously, english, german and greek. Simultaneously ...
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what about dual in `\pointpoints{SingularText}{PluralText}`

when you need to change the language from English to another language has dual names, what should you do? as In document class exam, when you need to change the points name, there is just singular&...
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Problem with “begin proof” [closed]

I have this question, When i write \begin{proof} \end{proof} In the PDF file it gives "Démonstration" in french, and i want that it gives "Proof" !! Is there a solution of this ...
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How to define a space command to be invisible between two Chinese chars but visible between a Chinese char and an alphabet char?

I would like to define a command which stands for a whitespace between a Chinese char and an alphabet char, such that it produces a whitespace when placed between a Chinese (CJK) char and an alphabet ...
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Write Arabic abstract that contains English words in Latin document

I'm writing my these and I would like to insert an arabic Abstract following the same way for the French and English abstract as shown in the code bellow : \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt, french, ...
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Pashto Alphabets in Latex

I am writing a paper on Latex (overleaf) that has some Pashto writing. I found this package, ArabTeX, but it only works for the Arabic and Farsi alphabet, not for Pashto special letters. For example, ...
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Fix non-english alphabet in indexing

When I try to index non-english alphabet, it does not sort the letters according to the alphabet. For example, \index{\v{s}umnik} or equivalently \index{šumnik} puts the "š" after "z&...
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Changing color of font when I write in different language

I want to write in a different language some words. I write a word and its translation. However, I want the translation to be displayed in a different color. I know that for changing languages I can ...
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Language-specific bibliography (biblatex): \language@active@arg" has an extra } [closed]

I get these warnings: ! Argument of \language@active@arg" has an extra }. <inserted text> \par l.8 prenote=presecondary, postnote=postsecondary] ! Paragraph ended before \language@active@...
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tipfr package: how to write some buttons (request: only pdfLaTeX)

Related of this my previous question here: Search for a package to generate graphic displays of calculators I'm searching to write something as \sin^{-1} for my students similar to this picture taken ...
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Changing bibliography style for one chapter

I have one chapter in my latex report which is in French (the other chapters are in English). I use natbib to generate the bibliography and the citations have the following format when having two ...
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Babel - Difference between languages

This simple file that shows an error in English and compiles just fine under Portuguese: \documentclass{report} \usepackage[english]{babel} %\usepackage[portuges]{babel} \begin{document} \ro \end{...
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How i can change and to e in abntex2-alf?

I have some problems with my refs, I want to translate "and" to "e" (end of figure below). For this text I used: \renewcommand{\backrefpagesname}{Citado na(s) página(s):~} \...
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Translate locations in bibliography depending on document/babel language

I often write texts in German and Englisch and use JabRef to organize my references. Citing a lot of conference papers, it is often quite annoying to always change the language of the locations ...
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Declare bibliography entry in a foreign language, with translation

I am using BibLaTeX with the Biber backend for the bibliography of my PhD thesis, written in English. The Harvard style that my university recommends, encourages the translation of titles and journal ...
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Retain original \- (discretionary hyphen) in all babel languages

In babel-less LaTeX \- will add a discretionary hyphen making this the only allowed break-point of the word. This is also the behaviour in most babel-languages, but some, e.g. Danish and Dutch, ...
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About backslash

I use my Korean Laptop to type Latex, but When I type a backslash, it shows ₩(Korean dollar). I can use backslash everywhere but latex. Can you solve this problem?
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Abstract is shown in other language

I am new to Overleaf (Latex as well) and I am using the template HW template for Machine Learning 1 - UvA. When I used the command \begin{abstract} and recompile the file, the word Zusammenfassung ...
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How to check language fluency in latex

I am using Latex in windows 10. I need to check the English language fluency of my Ph.D thesis which is written in latex.
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thesis class doesn't work fine

I'm using the thesis class (https://ctan.org/pkg/thesis?lang=de) for my thesis in LaTex but I have some problems. Overleaf didn't know the thesis class so I had to load up the class by my self on the ...
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How to change title column style in numbered tcolorbox boxes?

I use some tcolorbox boxes, created using \newtcbtheorem with the option auto counter on so that they come with automatic numbering. That works fine, but in my language (French), there should be a ...
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How to implement Russian bibliographic data?

@article{когбетлянц1915объ, title={Объ однократно-суммируемыхъ рядахъ Sturm-Liouville'я}, author={Когбетлянц, Эрванд Геворгович}, journal={Сообщенiя Харьковскаго математическаго общества}, ...
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Language detection for “glossaries” package

I want to use the glossaries-french package, according to the documentation it is in the TEX Live package bundle: Contained in TEX Live as glossaries-french And I installed the packages texlive-...
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Hindi language in Latex

My code is: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{fontenc} %\usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{hindi} \setotherlanguage{english} %\usepackage{fontspec} %\usepackage[utf8]...
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How to use translator for two languages in beamer

Using translator package in beamer presentation to translate string like theorem to a single language is simple and clear, how about two languages ? \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[spanish,french]{...
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Is it possible to switch languages automatically without tags, in Polyglossia?

I want to type text that may contain both Devanagari or Roman script, and I don't want to change language mid sentence every time. Is it possible to merge two fonts, one which supports Devanagari ...
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Page numbers in multi language document with Polyglossia (XeLaTex)

I am writing a multilingual document with Polyglossia, and have the following issue: Whenever I use 2 languages at the same page, the page number (letter) is not readable. MWE: \documentclass[12pt,...
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Weird space between English text and parentheses in RTL environment [closed]

I have a document with text in Hebrew, as well as some English text. Whenever I put the English text in parenthesis and process the document with XeTeX a space appears between the right bracket and ...
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Bengali in LaTeX

I am new in LaTex. I know little beyond the contents covered in the course LaTeX101X in edX. I want to prepare documents in Bengali containing mathematical and chemical equations which are usually ...
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Fancyref and one chapter in different language

I'm using the fancyref package in Texmaker and PdfLaTeX and have a problem with the language settings. One Chapter is in English, the remaining stuff in German. As soon as I add the language English ...
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Error LanguageTool 5.0 and TexStudio in Linux (Ubuntu 20.04) - Not Working - 2020

I have Ubuntu 20.04, TeXstudio, and LanguageTool 5.0. The language tool icon in the bottom bar in TeXstudio shows Not LanguageTool server found on http://localhost:8081/v2/check. When I type http://...
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How to write in latex in multiple languages in the same document

I have a document where I need to write in both english and arabic, in the preamble I added: \usepackage{arabtex} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[LFE,LAE]{fontenc} \usepackage[arabic,...
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TeXworks spell checking error

I have some problems with spell checking in TeXworks: I can choose the languages under Edit/Spelling or Edit/Preferences, but then everything (except LaTeX commands) is marked as an error If I ...
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Cannot assign \c{char} to a const variable

Why and is there a solution? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \inputencoding{latin1} \usepackage{xparse} \usepackage{etoolbox} \ExplSyntaxOn \tl_const:Nx \lang_and { croatian=...
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How to install Wilkner's sanskrit package skt?

I have been searching various forums to know how to install the skt package (Wickner). I tried using tlmg. No success. Am running Ubuntu 18.04.I personally find it better than typing in the devanagari ...
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How can I set Catalan as the language to revise in TeXstudio?

TeXstudio itself doesn't have Catalan, so I tried LanguageTool in TeXstudio, but I can't make it revise Catalan even though TeXstudio has Catalan. Could you please tell me how can I make TeXstudio ...
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longtable, how to apply greek language?

I need to have for all my tables the labels "Continued on next page" and "Continued from previous page" in greek. Is that possible? I know that for each table I can define \endhead \endfirsthead \...
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Remove space between chinese word and english word

I'm writing a paragraph mix with Chinese characters and English characters, I found space between them. The space is especially huge when use \ttfamily. How can I remove those space? Chinese中文english ...

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