I wish to create an article in Turkish in Latex. I want chapters, table of contents etc to appear in Turkish. For example when I write this,





I want the output as

 Bölüm 1 (that is Turkish for Chapter 1)

  Giriş (Turkish for Introduction)

Is that possible or just a dream?

  • You would be better off by switching to LuaTeX and using a unicode encoded document via fontspec package. If default fonts don't have the necessary characters, you can use your own system fonts for say capital i etc. – percusse Sep 11 '14 at 12:49

As well as changing fixed strings like chapter into the specified language, babel will enable the correct hyphenation patterns for the language.

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  • @egreg well they are not missing from this MWE, keep things simple initially, OK I'll add (makes my comment about hypehation more true:-) – David Carlisle Sep 11 '14 at 12:08
  • Thanks David. It works but the letter "ş" is missing. I edited your comment to add the pic of the output. It does not recognize the other Turkish letters either, e.g ö, ğ etc. What can be done now? – Günal Sep 11 '14 at 12:38
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    @Günal I specified UTF8 input encoding (after egreg prompted me:-) the letters should work if your files are in that encoding. Make sure that your file is saved as utf-8 – David Carlisle Sep 11 '14 at 12:46

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