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CTAN update: babel

Date: February 17, 2018 11:58:42 AM CET
Javier Bezos López submitted an update to the babel package. Version number: 3.18 2018-02-14 License type: lppl1.3 Summary description: Multilingual support for Plain TeX or LaTeX Announcement text:
Changes
- More bidi in luatex: captions (required only in multilingual docs) and tabular (required for R tables). Also an experimental support for captions in xetex and pdftex (tabular is not yet supported). - New ini files: ar-DZ, ar-MA, ar-SY - Fix - \begin{hyphenrules} didn't work with polyglossia. - Fix - switch.def was loaded twice.
This package is located at http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/required/babel/base More information is at https://www.ctan.org/pkg/babel
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Manfred Lotz We are supported by the TeX user groups. Please join a users group; see http://www.tug.org/usergroups.html .

babel – Multilingual support for Plain or

This package manages culturally-determined typographical (and other) rules for a wide range of languages. A document may select a single language to be supported, or it may select several, in which case the document may switch from one language to another in a variety of ways.

Babel uses contributed configuration files that provide the detail of what has to be done for each language. Included is also a set of ini files for about 200 languages.

Many language styles work with pdf, as well as with XeLaTeX and Lua, out of the box. A few even work with plain formats.

Packagebabel
Version3.36 2019-11-14
Copyright1989–2012 Johannes Braams et al.
2012–2019 Javier Bezos and Johannes L. Braams
MaintainerJavier Bezos López
Johannes L. Braams (inactive)

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