[tex-eplain] different hyphenation patterns (recommended way of handling)

Helmut Jarausch jarausch at igpm.rwth-aachen.de
Wed Oct 22 18:53:30 CEST 2008

On 21 Oct, Karl Berry wrote:
>     If I don't build the format myself (I'm using TexLive-2008)
> Since you are using TL08, you can just run "etex" (or "pdfetex").  They
> already include all languages.
>     how can I find out which language number selects which language?
> What I did for Texinfo was look at the etex.log file created during TL
> installation.  That tells the language names available -- and the
> numbers, but it shouldn't be necessary (or desirable) to use the numbers
> directly.  All you need to do is set \language.  For example:
>    \global\language = \lang at ngerman
> (Ideally, you should also adjust \{left,right}hyphenmin.)

Thanks, I've tried that.
But I get
\lang at ngerman
undefined control sequence

Where is this defined?


Helmut Jarausch

Lehrstuhl fuer Numerische Mathematik
RWTH - Aachen University
D 52056 Aachen, Germany

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