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   ¦       THE POLYGLOSSIA PACKAGE v1.33.6        ¦
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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 74 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,
  etc.).
* 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).

BUGS

Polyglossia has no bug, of course.

Hum, sorry, wishful thinking.  Please report any bugs, problems or requests on:
http://github.com/reutenauer/polyglossia/issues

Files

Name Size Date Notes
README 1810 2015-05-13 21:11
poly­glos­sia.dtx 294459 2015-05-13 21:11
poly­glos­sia.ins 7426 2015-05-13 21:11
poly­glos­sia.pdf 135565 2015-05-13 21:11

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poly­glos­sia – Modern mul­ti­lin­gual type­set­ting with XLaTeX

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
Ver­sion1.33.6
Li­censeThe LaTeX Project Public Li­cense 1.3
Copy­right2011–2015 Arthur Reutenauer
Main­tainerFrançois Charette (in­ac­tive)
Arthur Reutenauer
TDS archivepolyglossia.tds.zip
Con­tained inTeX Live as poly­glos­sia
MiKTeX as poly­glos­sia
Topics pack­age will use LuaTeX fa­cil­i­ties if avail­able
sup­port for more than one (nat­u­ral) lan­guage
pack­age will use XTeX fa­cil­i­ties if avail­able
See also babel
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