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I'm trying to put a hyphen into a function name using the algorithm2e package, though it doesn't seem to like it.

Minimal example:


works fine.



Any suggestions?

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\SetKwFunction defines a TeX command named as its first argument. Since TeX command name can only contain alphabets by default, you should use:

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