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

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Using Block with the option [draw] in NiceMatrix, in combination with [spanish]{babel} leads to an error

I'm having trouble with NiceTabular and Babel (Spanish). The idea here is to draw a square around the letter 'A'. The draw option in Block doesn't seem to play nice with the [spanish] option in Babel. ...
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Solving interaction between glossaries-extra and fancyhdr

I'm writing a PhD thesis in Spanish using LaTeX, and I have encountered an unexpected issue. I tried to add the chapter title in the header (using fancyhdr) in lowercase. I also have some sections ...
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How to change default "and" in amsart title

I am writing an Spanish paper so I'd like to change "and" default conjuction for "y" in the command \maketitle in the class amsart. \documentclass[10pt]{amsart} \usepackage[...
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Argument of \language@active@arg< has an extra }

I have the small MWE: \batchmode \documentclass[twoside]{book} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \begin{document} \chapter{Referencia \texorpdfstring{$<$}{<} } \end{document} And this results (...
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Warning when using BibLaTeX for a Spanish article, it does not print the citations or references [duplicate]

I am trying to create a Spanish article template using BibLaTeX (because using natbib print "and" instead of "y" (or "&")). However, when I compile it, it does not ...
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Commas in spanish mathmode using libertine leave unwanted space [duplicate]

I'm writing in spanish, where a comma is used instead of a point as a decimal separator. When using libertine as a font I get that the comma leaves a space a bit too wide to the right: Is it only me ...
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No hyphenation patterns (spanish)

Hyphenation in my Spanish latex document is not accurate to language rules. Searching in the log I founded: ackage babel Warning: No hyphenation patterns were preloaded for (babel) the ...
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Error with polyglossia using spanish and \sen

I'm trying to switch from pdflatex to lualatex. When I use polyglossia using Spanish with \sen it does not work well. Several tries, no success. MWE: \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper]{book} \usepackage{...
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Use Lowercase Roman Page Numbering with spanish babel

I'm creating a document where I need the \frontmatter to be enumerated with lowercase Roman numbers, but I'm getting uppercase numbers due to the command \usepackage[spanish]{babel}, can someone help ...
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Package biblatex Warning: Bibliography string 'presentedat' untranslated

Biber + babel doesn't translate presentedat in @inproceedings causing bad output in references. I think the problem is because using @inproceedings but that was automatically generated by Zotero. ...
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TikZ arrows not working in Spanish

In a Spanish translation of a document, the TikZ arrows don't work. The error message I receive is: ! Argument of \language@active@arg> has an extra }. The use of \usetikzlibrary{babel} does not ...
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Spanish accents don't show properly in chapter title

I am using the Alon book template from Taylor and Francis. I am writing the text in Spanish. Inside the body of the text there are no problem with spanish accents using \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} and ...
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Specific formatting for chapter heading and definition

\documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage{titlesec} \usepackage{tcolorbox} \tcbuselibrary{skins} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \usepackage{newtxmath,newtxtext} \...
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Spanish Letters in LaTeX [duplicate]

How to write Spanish letter n with a tilde in LaTeX?
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Incompatibility between babel spanish and russian?

I am trying to compile an old document, created about three years ago. Then it worked fine with pdflatex and TL2019 or TL2020 (I'm not sure which one). Now with pdflatex and TL2022 I get errors: ! ...
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How can I write the Spanish 'lím' instead of 'lim'?

Consider: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} $\displaystyle\lim_{n\to\infty}$ \end{document} This creates the typical limit symbol when n goes to infinity. However this code no longer works ...
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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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