Command/mainlanguage

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\mainlanguage

Syntax (autogenerated)

\mainlanguage[...]
[...]language


Syntax

\mainlanguage[...]
[...] nl fr en uk de es cz ro..

Description

Set the language of auto-generated language elements, like the title of the table of contents or the appendix.

Example

To get the auto-generated language elements in German, use the parameter de or german. The example below places the table of contents.

\setuppapersize[A5]
\mainlanguage[de]

\starttext

\completecontent
\chapter{The first chapter}

\stoptext

produces

See also

  • \language to change the language rules used for hyphenation and quotation.
  • \setuplabeltext to alter some of a language's labels. (E.g. to change 'Section' to 'Lesson'.)

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