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{spanish} is about typesetting and conventions relating to the Spanish language.

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Missing babel-spanish package on Rocky Linux 8

I've stumbled upon what looks like a regression from RHEL/CentOS 6 to RHEL/CentOS/Rocky Linux 7 and beyond, namely that there is no longer a babel-spanish package, only an English one (official repo) ...
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Endnotes: issues with section title [duplicate]

Using the package endnotes I sent the footnotes in a certain article to the penultimate section of it. The thing is that the command \theendnotes makes the section title appear as Notes even though I ...
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dcolumn decimal column format breaks file

AI'm having trouble using the dcolumn decimal format, The file looks like this: But as soon as I add the formatting in the tabular* in \begin{tabular*}{\textwidth}{@{\extracolsep{\fill}} l *{4}{d{3.6}}...
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Many Spanish accents in bibliography [duplicate]

I'm facing an odd issue. I need to cite a piece with two authors, and both have accents in their surnames (Molina Alarcón and Cerdá y Ferré). Problem is I can add two accents, ó and á, but not the é. ...
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Overriding the ampersand (&) in Spanish APA

I'm currently struggling with the APA citation system in Spanish. I need to use "y" or "e" instead of "&". As you can see in my MWE, in spite of using the Spanish ...
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Change citation system to APA 7th edition

I've been trying to change the citation system to APA, but when I use "apacite" it creates an error, would you mind helping me out? Also, I'd like to use the APA system in Spanish. How do I ...
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Babel(spanish)/chicago bibliography style conflicting

I am writing some class notes, and babel (with spanish language option) + natbib + chicago bibliography style are producing some undesirable results: they give me the Missing \endcsname inserted. ...
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Incorporating a Spanish Accent in a Word to be Displayed in Bold

Consider the code \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsthm,latexsym,amssymb,amsmath,verbatim} \oddsidemargin -15pt \evensidemargin -15pt \topmargin -25pt \headheight -5pt \headsep 0pt \...
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Hat over < symbol

I want to put a hat over < symbol. I have tried \widehat{<} and \hat{<}, but neither of them are working. How can I do this? P.S. I am using Overleaf Edit I am using \usepackage[spanish]{...
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References section in spanish without babel package

I am working on a document and when using the package \usepackage[spanish]{babel} I get a lot of errors and warnings. If I don't use it everything is fine. The problem is that the references section ...
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How to quit the and (or &) in the reference list?

Hello I am writting a thesis, so I want the style of elsevier's magazine, that is, without the and before the last author name: Donohue, K.A., Watts, D.R., Tracey, K.L., Greene, A.D., Kennelly, M., ...
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Keep 'ser.' for series instead of its Spanish translation 'ép.'

I have a document in Spanish. In the bibliography, I have the following entry I think that 'ép' is a mistranslation of 'ser.' (series). However, I need to show 'ser.' instead of 'ép' although the ...
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Is there a sort&compress feature in babelbib?

I am currently writing my Ph.D. thesis in Spanish and using babelbib. Is there a "sort&compress" feature in babelbib like there is in natbib?
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Strange result for a master's thesis in bibliography

The attached MWE show the problem. The cited master's thesis is labelled as "Tesis de mtría", which should be rendered as "Tesis de maestría" in Spanish (the principal language of ...
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Babel works for german with langscibook, but does not work for spanish

The documentclass langscibook (based on scrbook) provides the option booklanguage . Default is english. I have successfully used french, portuguese, and german in the past. Internally, the option ...
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QUT Beamer Template (Overleaf)

I found in Overleaf a quite good beamer template. However, I need to write in Spanish, and even though I added the package \usepackage[spanish]{babel}, when I write the outcome is not what must be: ...
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Beamer with spanish babel and pgfplots

as the title says, I have a problem with babel and the label of the angle ("A") in my figure. If remove the line of \usepackage[spanish]{babel} or don't lable the angle, all compile without ...
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tex4ebook, spanish babel and OpfMetadata configuration

Given a latex file named tst.tex \documentclass{book} \usepackage[spanish,es-noquoting]{babel} % https://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/157095/spanish-babel-and-chemformula-package % \usepackage[...
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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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Add a different Spanish definite article to a cross-reference depending on the kind of theorem it refers to

I'm using the package cleveref to automatically print the name of the kind of "theorem" of a reference via the \Cref macro. Since I'm writing in Spanish, the most natural way to refer to a ...
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Conflict between babel spanish and custom verbatim

I have a custom verbatim environment and use Spanish option in babel. The code below, instead of printing "command" in verbatim, replaces "c with ç. Changes also occur with every vocal ...
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TeX4ebook handles accented characters incorrectly

I'm trying TeX4ebook on the following minimal LaTeX file: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \usepackage{csquotes} \title{Título} \author{Autor} \date{...
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How to fix spanish quotation symbols?

I am using the Babel package to write a document in spanish. Everything seems to work fine except for the quotation marks: " and " (actually they are the same symbol, but come in pairs). The ...
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How do I change the format of figure and table numbers in the list of figures and list of tables?

I create a list of tables using the \listoftables command, but the default numbering it uses in the list is not what I want. This is what it looks like right now: However, I would like for the ...
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How could work `\spanishdatedel` with datetime2 package

I'm asking if is possible to use \spanishdatedel commmand of babel-spanish package. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[english,spanish]{babel} \spanishdatedel \usepackage{datetime2} \DTMsetup{...
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Biblatex-apa: problem with long dates in Spanish

I am using the latest version of biblatex-apa with the spanish-apa.lbx file for localisation and there seems to be a problem with long dates with the same month but different days. For example, 2019-...
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Infinite loop with '\.I' in babelbib in a Spanish document

I came across the following problem with TeXlive 2019 (Fedora's version 32): The minimal file (to print out and check a bibliography) hangs on the unusual author's first name here. \documentclass[...
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cref change section naming scheme in spanish

Intro I am writing a report in spanish. When using \cref{sec:section} to reference a subsection, I get a name I don't want: "apartado". I want to change this to "sección". I know that the prefered ...
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Beginner's question: accented words in makeindex

My makeindex 2.12 changes all accented words (as they appear in Spanish) found the .idx file into strange words in the .ind file: all accented letters are changed into strange letters. In fact my ...
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Trouble with \begin{appendices} and part contents in Spanish

In the Spanish version of my free physics text I have a problem with the command \begin{appendices}. It writes the line \contentsline {chapter}{\numberline {A}Unidades, medidas y constantes}{381}{...
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biblatex Error: Patching 'babel' package failed with Spanish and activeacute

I tried to add a bibliography to my project like this: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage[activeacute,spanish]{babel} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[style=alphabetic, ...
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! Package Tabbing Error: Bad argument > for Tabbing specification

I've got a document that needs diacritics in a tabbing environment, so I used the Tabbing (with a capital T) package because that's what it's for. However, when I include the babel package option '...
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Spanish and Russian in one thesis

I'm working on my math thesis and need some cyrilic symbols, so I added \usepackage[spanish,russian]{babel} but the rest of the text is in spanish. Now, every "proof, image, bibliography..." is in ...
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The "question down (¿)" symbol does not display correctly when compiling with xetex

When you compile all the "¿" they appear as "£". I can use "?`" or "\textquestiondown", the problem comes when I have to use verbatim environments where it is not possible to use those. I only have ...
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\pagenumbering{roman} prints uppercase roman numbers in report class

I'm writing a report class document. I want some pages at the beginning of the document to be numbered with roman lowercase numbers and the rest with arabic numbers. I used \pagenumbering{roman} and \...
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Spanish numbers rules

The Real Academia de la Lengua Española (Royal Academy of Spanish Language) prohibits the use of commas as separators within numbers for every factor of 1000, since the comma is used as decimal ...
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Book edition string for APA style of biblatex in Spanish

I am using the APA style of biblatex for a document written in Spanish. Here is a MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{filecontents} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \begin{filecontents}{\jobname.bib}...
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Chemmacros scheme translation

I'm trying to translate the word "Scheme" in the captions of chemmacros schemes. I'm writing in spanish, so I want to change "Scheme 1" to "Esquema 1", for example. I don't know if I'm not ...
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Biblatex: customizing existing style

I'm using the acs-chem style in biblatex, writing in Spanish. I'm trying to change the "y" that appears before the last author in the bibliography for a ";", like if it wasn't the last one. I tried ...
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Remove the dot after section number in ToC [without any package] [duplicate]

I'm using the book class and I want to remove the final dot in the section number, i.e, I have 1. Chapter Name 1.1. Section Name 1.1.1. Subsection Name 1.1.1.1. Subsubsection Name I want 1. ...
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Changing the definition of "\mod" in spanish impossible?

I'm writing a math text in spanish and want to change the definition of the "\mod" command. However, this seems impossible, as the following MWE shows: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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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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Changing "and" for "y" in apa (natbib) cite when there are two authors

When I cite a piece with two authors, LaTeX does something like (Author1 and Author2, 2018). I want to change the "and" to "y", so that the citation call-out becomes something like (Author1 y Author2)....
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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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problem with enumeration of \subpart and Spanish characters in exam document class? [duplicate]

maybe this is a silly question but I am stuck. When I was trying to change the \subpart enumeration in the exam class from i,ii,iii to (i), (ii), (iii) it worked with the MWE that I am including %...
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Spanish Babel and cell alignment with percentage symbol

I realized that spanish option for the babel package produces a bad behavior of the percentage symbol when aligning cells of the tables. This code produces the following table: \documentclass{...
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Is it OK to use packages like newtxtext or babel in LuaTeX and XeTeX?

I usually use newtxtext for most of my documents, but I'm trying to switch to XeTeX from pdfLaTeX. The Unicode characters ¿ and ¡ show up as £ and ą when using newtxtext on LuaTex and XeTeX, so I just ...
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With Spanish babel, reference number of theorems appear with commas

I guess it happens because in Spanish decimal numbers are with commas. Is there any nice workaround for this? Thanks I include a minimal working example (notice that the bug happens only when you ...
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Document and bibliography in different languages with biblatex

I'm writing my thesis in Spanish. However, I'd like that the bibliography is in English with biblatex. My document is like this: \documentclass[onecolumn,11pt]{article} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \...
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