========================================================================= The babel-german bundle German language support for the babel multilingual package Copyright 1989--2014 Johannes L. Braams Bernd Raichle Walter Schmidt, Jürgen Spitzmüller Current Maintainer: Jürgen Spitzmüller E-mail: juergen (at) spitzmueller (dot) org Released under the LaTeX Project Public License v1.3 or later See http://www.latex-project.org/lppl.txt ========================================================================= == PURPOSE == This bundle is an extension to the babel package for multilingual typesetting. It provides all necessary macros, definitions and settings to typeset German documents. The bundle includes support for the traditional and reformed German orthography as well as for the Austrian and Swiss varieties of German. == CONTENTS == The bundle consists of the following files: * german.ins (installation file to unpack the language definition files) * germanb.dtx (packed language definition files and documentation for the traditional [1901--1996] orthography) * ngermanb.dtx (packed language definition files and documentation for the reformed [1996 ff.] orthography) * germanb.pdf: unpacked documentation for germanb.ldf (support for traditional orthography) * ngermanb.pdf: unpacked documentation for ngermanb.ldf (support for new orthography) * README (this file) == INSTALLATION == If the latest version of this package is not included in your LaTeX distribution, do the following: * issue "latex german.ins" to unpack the language definition files * copy the files (austrian.ldf, german.ldf, germanb.ldf, naustrian.ldf, ngerman.ldf, ngermanb.ldf, nswissgerman.ldf and swissgerman.ldf) to a location where TeX can find them (default location: $TEXMF/tex/generic/babel-german/) To re-generate the manuals, issue * pdflatex <file>.dtx * makeindex -s gglo.ist -o <file>.gls <file>.glo * pdflatex <file>.dtx * pdflatex <file>.dtx Substitute <file> either by germanb or ngermanb. == DOCUMENTATION == See the included manuals germanb.pdf (traditional orthography) and ngermanb.pdf (new orthography) for usage instructions. == CHANGES == See the included manuals germanb.pdf (traditional orthography) and ngermanb.pdf (new orthography), section "Change History".
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babel-german – Babel support for documents written in German
The package defines LaTeX support, within the Babel package, of German (including its Austrian dialect), in both ‘old’ and ‘new’ orthographies.
|License||The LaTeX Project Public License 1.3|
Johannes L. Braams (inactive)
Bernd Raichle (inactive)
|Contained in||TeX Live as babel-german|
|MiKTeX as babel-german|
support for typesetting German|
extra language ‘drivers’ for existing multilingual packages