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I want to get russian subreferences in subfloats:

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I think it should be provided by

\usepackage{polyglossia} % support for languages

but it doesn't work. Here's a full minimal working example:


\usepackage{fontspec} % enagles loading of OpenType fonts
\usepackage{polyglossia} % support for languages

% fonts:
\defaultfontfeatures{Scale=MatchLowercase,Mapping=tex-text} % without this XeLaTeX won't turn "--" into dashes
\setmonofont{DejaVu Sans Mono}

% Russian/English document:






  \subfloat[][]{\missingfigure[figwidth=6cm]{Dummy figure}\label{subfig:1}
  \subfloat[][]{\missingfigure[figwidth=6cm]{Dummy figure}\label{subfig:2}
  \caption[]{I want subfloat links to be russian: (а) and (б) instead of (a) and (b).\label{fig:1}}

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after \usepackage[lofdepth]{subfig}. For subtables, use also


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You might want to ping Arthur Reutenauer at asking for including \asbuk in the documentation of Polyglossia.

Note. Avoid \setromanfont and \setdefaultlanguage, which simply do again what \setmainfont and \setmainlanguage specified. They are obsolete commands, retained for backward compatibility.

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I opened an issue for polyglossia@github. – Adobe Feb 18 '13 at 16:01

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