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I build a document with notes (like footnotes) on margins. I found help on LaTeX community and now my preamble looks like that:



Everything works pretty well except automatic hyphenation. I need to divide words manually by using \mybr{}. I prefer ragged notes, but justified could be too, if automatic hyphenation works only like this.

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TeX doesn't hyphenate the first word in a paragraph. You can write a \hspace{0pt} before it, then TeX takes this as first word or use lualatex it hasn't such restriction.


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Leo Liu, Herbert, thanks a lot! ragged2e works perfect! – kotsport Feb 11 '11 at 8:29
Hm, this does not seem to work if justified text is used as proposed by the manual: \renewcommand*{\raggedleftmarginnote}{} \renewcommand*{\raggedrightmarginnote}{\Centering} – math Mar 3 at 10:50
Works for me, too! – Herbert Mar 3 at 12:15

This would help:


See manuals of marginnote and ragged2e for more information.

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