# [texhax] Re: foreign fonts

Martin Heller mr_heller at yahoo.dk
Thu Jul 21 15:45:55 CEST 2005

Zbigniew Nitecki wrote:
> I'm a bit confused about the handling of foreign fonts whether via babel
> or other means.
>
> Let me be specific.  Suppose in a work (in this case,
> documentstyle{book}, but I imagine this is irrelevant) I want to include
> some quotations or reference titles in languages with different
> alphabets, like Greek or Russian.  I presume I need to put in the
> preface something like
> \usepackage[greek, russian, english(?)]{babel}.  How do I tell LaTeX
> that the default language is English, and how do I indicate (and
> delimit) the text in one of the other fonts?

\usepackage[greek,russian,english]{babel}

sets the default language to english. To use one of the other
languages use

\begin{otherlanguage}{greek}
Greek stuff
\end{otherlanguage}

\begin{otherlanguage}{russian}
Russian stuff
\end{otherlanguage}