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

Heiko Oberdiek heiko.oberdiek at googlemail.com
Fri Nov 4 14:16:21 CET 2011

On Fri, Nov 04, 2011 at 10:52:37AM +0000, Philip TAYLOR (Webmaster, Ret'd) wrote:

> Mojca Miklavec wrote:
> >Now imagine that you send your document to a friend to make some final
> >corrections&  submit PDF for printing ... and that friend has set
> >French or Russian as his default/preferred language, so the printing
> >house will print the document typeset with Russian hyphenation
> >patterns. Wouldn't that be nice?
> A document for export can contain Khaled's recommended :
> 	\uselanguage {<whatever>}
> A document solely for internal use does not require one,
> nor should one need to be added : the installer should
> ask the user whether it should respect his or her regional
> settings ("locale", in Unix-speak, I believe).

And if the British author visits Germany he happily uses


No, wait, without spaces???

  \Befehlsnamensstart Benutze die Sprache\Befehlsnamenende{Englisch}


Yours sincerely
  Heiko Oberdiek

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