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   ¦       THE POLYGLOSSIA PACKAGE v1.42.4        ¦
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   ¦     Modern multilingual typesetting          ¦
   ¦        with XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX             ¦
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This package provides an alternative to Babel for users of XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX
(with a few languages incompletely supported for the latter). This version
includes support for 76 different languages.

Polyglossia makes it possible to automate the following tasks:

* Loading the appropriate hyphenation patterns.
* Setting the script and language tags of the current font (if possible and
  available), using the package fontspec.
* Switching to a font assigned by the user to a particular script or language.
* Adjusting some typographical conventions in function of the current language
  (such as afterindent, frenchindent, spaces before or after punctuation marks,
* Redefining the document strings (like “chapter”, “figure”, “bibliography”).
* Adapting the formatting of dates (for non-gregorian calendars via external
  packages bundled with polyglossia: currently the Hebrew, Islamic and Farsi
  calendars are supported).
* For languages that have their own numeration system, modifying the formatting
  of numbers appropriately.
* Ensuring the proper directionality if the document contains languages
  written from right to left (via the package bidi, available separately).


Copyright (c) 2008-2010 François Charette, 2013 Élie Roux, 2011-2016 Arthur Reutenauer

Polyglossia is placed under the terms of the LaTeX Project Public Licence
(LPPL), either version 1.3, or, at your option, any later version.  See
LICENCE.txt for the text of the LPPL v1.3c, or
http://www.latex-project.org/lppl.txt for the latest version.

This work has the LPPL maintenance status ‘maintained’.  The current maintainer is Arthur Reutenauer.


Polyglossia has no bug, of course.

Hum, sorry, wishful thinking.  Please report any bugs, problems or requests on:


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README 2272 2016-03-25 11:55
poly­glos­sia.dtx 338048 2016-03-25 11:55
poly­glos­sia.ins 7578 2016-03-25 11:55
poly­glos­sia.pdf 135813 2016-03-25 11:55

Down­load the con­tents of this pack­age in one zip archive (220.5k).

poly­glos­sia – An al­ter­na­tive to ba­bel for XLaTeX and LuaLaTeX

This pack­age pro­vides a com­plete Ba­bel re­place­ment for users of LuaLaTeX and XLaTeX; it re­lies on the fontspec pack­age, ver­sion 2.0 at least.

This is the first re­lease that sup­ports use with LuaLaTeX; it should be con­sid­ered “tran­si­tional” in that rôle.

Pack­age De­tailspoly­glos­sia
Home pagehttps://github.com/reutenauer/poly­glos­sia
Li­censeThe LaTeX Project Public Li­cense 1.3
Copy­right2008–2010 François Charette
2013 Elie Roux
2011–2016 Arthur Reutenauer
Main­tainerFrançois Charette (in­ac­tive)
Arthur Reutenauer
TDS archivepolyglossia.tds.zip
Con­tained inTeX Live as poly­glos­sia
MiKTeX as poly­glos­sia
Topics sup­port for more than one (nat­u­ral) lan­guage
pack­age will use LuaTeX fa­cil­i­ties if avail­able
pack­age will use XTeX fa­cil­i­ties if avail­able
See also babel
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