{hyphenation} is about controlling hyphenation in (La)TeX documents.

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Why does hyphenation seems not to work on larger \textwidth?

Here is the minimal example, it appears that the hyphenation does not work properly here. \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[a4paper, total={6.5in, 9.0in}, headsep=50pt]{geometry} ...
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long word after nonbreaking hyphen overflows

I tried the solution given here and here, however the mbox mechanic seems to lead to an overflow before the linebreak depicted below. Could the mbox command somehow be modified to not show this ...
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Subfig's ragged-right caption with hyphenated word breaks unaesthetically

Minimal working example \documentclass[11pt, twoside]{report} \usepackage{caption} \usepackage[]{subfig} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \begin{figure} ...
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How not to hyphenate the last word of a paragraph

The LaTeX hyphenation is very good. However, how to not apply any hyphen to the last word of every paragraph? Of course, one can use the \mbox{last word} combination, but this is too complicated.
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How to prevent smart diagram from hyphenating?

In a descriptive diagram, how do I prevent smart diagram from hyphenating texts when there are two more lines? Adding \raggedright does not work for me. A minimal example \documentclass{article} ...
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Endnotes with enotez: hyphenation and line breaking problems

Clemens's enotez package has made typesetting endnotes a lot more fun than it used to be with the traditional means, and has encouraged me to do the publication I'm typesetting with (the more ...
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Detecting a line break

A command inside a word will make it non-hyphenatable for latex, giving an ugly overfull \hbox, see the first line of sample output. In the following example: \documentclass{article} ...
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Obtaining only minimal line wrapping in thin columns of a custom tcolorbox

This answer: http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/170767/69378 is (to me) an incredibly useful and versatile tcolorbox. This answer has satisfied my page design for almost a year now, but I am curious to ...
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Is there a better hyphenation command from a newer package?

\hyphenation doesn't take care of numbers nor does not handle compounds. \hyp{} seems to be the solution but heavily pollute the text! Is there a solution to define hypens in the preamble, something ...
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LuaLaTex Hyphenation not working with Times New Roman loaded

i have the problem that the Hyphenation ist nor working correctly when i have loaded the Font Times New Roman. I'm using LuaLaTex and here you can see my MWE: \documentclass[% a4paper, 12pt, ...
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Override hyphenation settings in caption

As tomorrow is April 1, I'd like to send a somewhat special interim version of my thesis to my supervisor. In the TeXbook, there is a chapter that is set up to make TeX fall in love with hyphenation. ...
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Cyrillic hyphenation with lualatex using luainputenc

It seems the Cyrillic hyphenation with lualatex using \usepackage[lutf8x]{luainputenc} does not work. Is any solution of this? % !TeX program = lualatex % !TeX encoding = utf8 % !TeX spellcheck = ...
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\edtext breaks hyphenation of a word

In the following example the word hetūphalāvasāyī doesn't get hyphenated, apparently because of \edtext. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{reledmac} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{polyglossia} ...
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polyglossia and Russian hyphenation

I try to set Russian hyphenation for polyglossia/xelatex (I use pandoc 1.15.2.1). I've installed two packages: $ tlmgr info hyphen-russian tlmgr: package repository ...
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Enable extra hyphenation points for compound words that already contain a hyphen character?

Friends :), I would like to have compound words that contain hyphen characters, such as "Baden-Württemberg", to be permitted to be hyphenated at all points in the component words as well (here: ...
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Alignment half of text cutting off in second row

I have a question about fixing a formatting issue of my table. Currently, I like the way its organized, but the problem is some words are being hyphenated, so that only half of the word appears in the ...
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Installing custom hyphenation in Tex Live

I found a Macedonian hyphenation definition online, but I cannot find a way to install it on my Windows machine. I'm using Tex Live. The description on the link is in Macedonian an says: Unpack ...
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Wrong hyphenation of simple German words using babel with option [ngerman]

I recently had to switch from OS X to Ubuntu and am having trouble with babel's German hyphenation since. I am running texlive 2015 on Ubuntu 15.10. I installed both TeX and the German language ...
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LuaLaTeX vs XeLaTeX hyphenation and line layout [closed]

I am typesetting my journal just for the fun of it. I am using KOMA-script's scrartcl with two columns. I am testing with both LuaLaTeX and XeLaTeX. I haven noticed page count is different between the ...
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Unnecessary Hyphenation and orphaned words

I get unnecessary and weird hyphenation along with orphaned words at the end of my paragraphs although there is plenty enough room to fit the word into the line before. Some times, they aren't even ...
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Negative numbers falling at end of line considered as hyphenation

I notice that in some unfortunate situations when I am trying to write a negative number, say -10, and it happens to fall at the end of a line, pdflatex will end up putting the - sign on a line and ...
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Turning off hyphenation and redefining the typesetting of italics and bold

I want to emulate under ConTeXt the manuscript format provided by the sffms LaTeX package: http://www.mcdemarco.net/sffms/ It provides, roughly, these features: Double spaced manuscript 12-point ...
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How to set the minimum characters for hyphenation?

(Related to my other question here.) It seems that the polyglossia hyphenation rules for transliterated sanskrit by default allow hyphenation after a single character. See the example, the word ...
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Long Sanskrit string doesn't get hyphenated

I am trying to get to work the hyphenation for transliterated sanskrit provided by polyglossia. One admittedly odd problem I encounter is that a string (four compound words actually, glued together by ...
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LuaLaTeX Manual Hyphenation not working

i globally declared the hyphenation of a word like this \hypenation{dis-tri-bu-tion-point-objekt} The Word is a mix of english an german (the last part objekt is in german language). But the word ...
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How to exclude ligatures from hyphenation, if their constituent characters have non-zero lccode?

Is there some trick to make LuaTeX hyphenate ``xxaaxx'' in the following example? \language255 \righthyphenmin=2 \lefthyphenmin=2 \hyphenation{xx-aa-xx} \parindent=0pt \hsize=1pt \hfuzz=100pt ...
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Broken words and alignments in LaTeX

In LaTeX, how can I stop words be cut at the end of a continuing line? For example at the end of my line there is a word 'ultimately' that once broken changes to 'ulti' and 'mately' in the next line. ...
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Formatting of captions with memoir [closed]

This is my first question here. I have been reading very useful answers for years. Now, I did not find one that solves my problem. I am typestting a book with the memoir class, and I am finding the ...
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Minimize hyphenations with ragged2e

Nearly every guide to LaTeX recommends \RaggedRight from the ragged2e package over the built-in \raggedright. But I've always been frustrated by too many hyphenated words with \RaggedRight. I ...
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Balance ragged and hyphenation

From Beautiful Evidence: Each paragraph is left-justified but neither excessively hyphenated nor ragged on the right side. The tufte-book class seems to be too ragged. How can I configure the ...
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spacing when hyphen two words

When I tried to type mathematical terminologies, like Hasse-Weil theorem, there is a minor thing which hurts my eyes. The issue is the spacing between and after the hyphen, which you can see in the ...
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How to activate hyphenation in \ttfamily without setting a font explicite?

I am suprised that in the code below no hyphenation is done. And I can not find something about that on the web. Maybe I use the wrong words for searching. \documentclass{scrartcl} ...
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Allowing hyphenation line breaks only when hyphens are placed intentionally

I am trying to typeset a document using XeTeX that uses Tâi-lô (Taiwanese romanization), which separates syllables in a word with hyphens, meaning hyphens are very common. I am also using the paracol ...
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How to center text not including hyphen?

The title of the book placed on the spine needs to be centered. The title includes hyphen - according to Czech standards, the hyphen should be placed also in front of the second word (f.e. in ...
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Additionally hyphenation rules like in InDesign

Is there a package or some penalty setting to control the hyphenation points of a word? In InDesign for example you could define that a word should only be broken after x letters (see link under Set ...
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How to set hyphenation parameters automatically in LuaTeX?

In the following example we need to hyphenate "aa-aa", but not "bbbb". How to set righthyphenmin=2 automatically if all letters of a word are "a", and keep it default for all other cases? ...
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LaTeX not hyphenating with current preamble

I have the following code generated, with my preamble here, and here's just some of the text in it. Below the code I'll show a screenshot of how it looks once compiled. %Setup og layout pakker ...
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Discretionary hyphens for words in dot-notation

we're working on a technical document with some special requirement identifier, which use a dot-notation. For example: FRQ.SW.MOD.GUI.1 FRQ.DATA.LOG.OUT.PRINT.1 As you might expect we get a lot of ...
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How do I hyphenate centered text?

I am trying to achieve text, that uses hyphentation despite being centered. Apparently this is something non-standard to latex. Help very much appreciated. Thanks a lot in advance. MWE: ...
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References not respecting margins with biblatex

I am using biblatex with the biber backend for my bibliography. The problem I encountered is that margins are not always respected. It seems to be a fairly common issue, cf. these possibly related ...
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hyphenation and punctuation with “.–” at the end of the line

I have to edit a text (actually a diary) where the line quite often ends with: .– (point and dash) eg. "Last night I took the subway.–" LaTeX does not break the word "subway" if it's at the end of ...
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Does pdfTex produce warnings when it doesn't find the word hyphenation pattern?

In my document I use babel package and load several languages for correct hyphenation. \usepackage[icelandic, latin, czech]{babel} I add manually words that babel package doesn't know. ...
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Non-English text remove hyphenation

I have huge Russian text and I am trying to build simple solution to have ability off/on hyphenations in the text, in the text numbers and dates as a plane text are possible. I have tried some ...
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Language switch for glossaries acronyms

I use the glossaries package for acronyms of different languages. The problem I face now is that when my main text is e.g. german and I have an english acronym used for the first time within the text ...
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No hyphenation patterns were preloaded

I have a problem with a document I'm writing and I found no suitable response to my problem: Package babel Warning: No hyphenation patterns were preloaded for (babel) the language ...
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How to fix hyphenation of words where last character ends on next line

Does anyone know if it possible to stop this sort of thing where the only the last character or two of a word is hyphenated onto the next line? LaTeX for the above follows: ...
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`\Hy@raisedlink` block hyphenation and perturbate line breaking

the \Hy@raisedlink (used because of what explaned in this answer: http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/17138/7712) seems make trouble with hyphenations. Cf this MWE \documentclass[a4paper]{book} ...
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ConTeXt: Avoid text overflow into right-hand margin

Minimum Working Example (MWE) \starttypescript [serif] [storybody] \definefontsynonym [Serif] [name:couriernew] \stoptypescript \definetypeface[story] [rm] [serif] [storybody] [default] ...
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Some (not all) hyphenated words contain “return” character [closed]

In a document being built with MikTeX, some auto hyphenation is being done with a "return" character (a left pointing arrow with a riser at the right end) instead of a hyphen. This seems to happen ...
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Change \rigthhyphenmin at end of paragraph only

Into paragraph I use: \lefthyphenmin=2 \righthyphenmin=2 and it's correctly for me. But some paragraphs ends with too short right part (two ot three letters) of hypenated word (looks like ...