[XeTeX] [tex-live] XeTeX/TeX Live : Setting the default language

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Fri Nov 4 10:46:45 CET 2011

Zdenek Wagner <zdenek.wagner at gmail.com> wrote:

> 2011/11/3 Arthur Reutenauer <arthur.reutenauer at normalesup.org>:
> >  Just edit your language.def file.  Actually, you can create a one-line
> > file that says "british loadhyph-en-gb.tex" (not hyph-en-gb.tex!) and
> > create the format with fmtutil.
> The British hyphenation patterns are loaded in the XeLaTeX format so
> that you can just switch them using Polyglossia. They are also loaded
> in plain XeTeX (unless it was deselected at TL install time). You have
> to look into xetex.log, find the corresponding number and then assign
> it to \language, it is not necessary to build a format.

except phil doesn't use latex, so can't use polyglossia.

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