[Tugindia] Creating figure caption in Malayalam

Josy P. Pullockara josy at ctfd.cmmacs.ernet.in
Tue Oct 26 05:44:40 CEST 2004

On Mon, 2004-10-25 at 18:08, V. Sasi Kumar wrote:
> I am creating a document in Malayalam in which I have to include some
> figures. When I write \begin{figure}, followed by \caption{...}, the
> caption comes as Figure 1: followed by the text I give in Malayalam. I
> want to redefine this so that a suitable Malayalam word comes instead of
> Figure. How can I do that? Can I similarly change for Table also?

\renewcommand{\figurename}{\malayalamfont Chithram}
\renewcommand{\tablename}{\malayalamfont Kattam}

Josy P. Pullockara <josy at ctfd.cmmacs.ernet.in>
National Aerospace Laboratories

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