# [OS X TeX] abstractname

Berend Hasselman bhh at xs4all.nl
Fri Sep 11 16:22:17 EDT 2009

On 11-09-2009, at 21:48, Salvatore Enrico Indiogine wrote:

> Greetings!
>
> I would like to have 2 abstracts at the beginning of my article.  The
> first one in English and the second one in French.
>
> I can do this:
>
> \begin{abstract}
> abstract in English
> \end{abstract}
>
> \begin{abstract}
> abstract in French
> \end{abstract}
>
> which works.   However, it would be preferable to have the
> abstractname of the second abstract to be R\'esum\'e

Try this

<example>

\usepackage[french,british]{babel}

\begin{document}

\begin{abstract}
abstract in English
\end{abstract}

{
\selectlanguage{french}
\begin{abstract}
Resume(?) en Francais?
\end{abstract}
}

</example>

The { and } are necessary to restrict the scope of french.

Berend