babel – Multilingual support for Plain TeX or LaTeX
The package manages culturally-determined typographical (and other) rules, and hyphenation patterns 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.
Users of XeTeX are advised to use polyglossia rather than Babel.
The LaTeX Project Public License 1.3
|Copyright||1989–2012 Johannes Braams
2012–2017 Javier Bezos and Johannes L. Braams
|Maintainer||Javier Bezos López
Johannes L. Braams (inactive)
|Contained in||TeX Live as babel|
|MiKTeX as babel|
support for more than one (natural) language
Download the contents of this package in one zip archive (1.1M).
Maybe you are interested in the following packages as well.
- babel-german: Babel support for documents written in German
- babel-slovak: Babel support for typesetting Slovak
- babel-welsh: Babel support for Welsh
- babel-thai: Support for Thai within babel