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I use tikzpicture in my document to draw my results and I use an enough generic way that I can reuse my tikz files in various document (article, thesis, beamer...).

I would like to set equivalent caption/label/keyword of my picture for different languages I use (typically english and french) and latex use the good one depending on the used language in the document. I would try the translator package but I can't find it anywhere, moreover I am not sure that is the good way to do that.

Is there a way to do that ?

It could look like :

% where \mycaption is different in french and english but I give both captions. 
% For example (but no there is no requirement of the way to do it) :
% \mycaption[english]{Hello}
% \mycaption[french]{Coucou}
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Would you please make an example of what you want to do? – egreg Feb 14 '12 at 11:46
so you want to define commands like \i10nCaption that takes one argument (language) and returns the term “caption” in your language, so \i10nCaption{english} shoul return “caption”, while i10nCaption{german} (or deutsch if you prefer) should return “Abbildung” (i was too lazy to look up the french term. – Ronny Feb 14 '12 at 12:03
@Ronny: Not really, I want to give two (or more but I don't know a piece of word of german ;-) ) equivalent captions or labels or whatever-you-want in two languages and babel or something else can you the right one depending on the language I use in my document. Is it clearer ? – Sigmun Feb 14 '12 at 12:14
When i encountered the manual of translator, I understood roughly, what you wanted to do. – Ronny Feb 14 '12 at 13:14
If captions are your only problem you could give my bicaption package a try. – Axel Sommerfeldt Feb 15 '12 at 19:20
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Actually the translator-Package is available (see for example this manual ) on Sourceforge and should do, what you want to do, if i understood you right.
It is also included in the beamer package.

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Thanks a lot, I miss the title page of the manual... – Sigmun Feb 14 '12 at 12:23

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