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

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XeLaTeX and plolyglossia: Danish hyphenation

I can't figure out how to do this properly, and I'd hate to go through all my files and adding a zillion \-s. Here is my MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{memoir} \usepackage{polyglossia} \...
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The word “Wikipedia” does not hyphenate

In my Tex, the word "Wikipedia" does not break down in the end of lines, therefore I always have "overfull hbox" problem. Details: it is a loooo- oooo word it is a long Wikipedia word In the ...
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How to enable UK English hyphenation? [duplicate]

Why does this MWE not use correct UK English hyphenation? The second line has an influence on alternate, but not on nevertheless: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[UKenglish]{babel} \begin{document}...
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How to force hyphenation on href text part

I have a text converted to latex by pandoc. Here the markdown construct [www.ex.com/long_url_with_underscores](http://www.ex.com/long_url_with_underscores) is converted to \href{http://www.ex.com/...
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Disable Hyphenation by adjusting word spacing [duplicate]

I drafted a thesis in MS Word, using block sentence formatting. It looks very nice. Of course, for the final version, I'm going to use Latex, however when transitioning from MS Word to tex, pdftex (...
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Hyphenation when using non breaking space for names like in `F.\,Fugmann`

I place a small non-breaking space between abbreviated forenames and the surnames, e.g. I write F.\,Fugmann. (A German name.) I noticed that F.\,Fugmann now doesn't get hyphenated, even when using ...
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How to make all hyphens (including automatically inserted linebreak hyphens) bold?

Is it possible to make the hyphen bold without making a virtual font? I have spent about an hour now trying to figure out how to get my linebreak hyphens bold. I understand that we cannot replace a ...
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Why quoted word is not hyphenated?

In the following example, a word in quotes is not hyphenated, instead it is if unquoted. Also a \hyphenation{} statement has no effect. \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage[italian]{babel} \usepackage[...
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Hyphenation in New Environment

I have defined a new environment for my bibliography (long story short, I have to submit soon and do not have the time for bibdesk managing etc.): \newenvironment{literatur}{% \parskip6pt \...
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Hyphenation in beamerposter [duplicate]

I am preparing a poster presentation and due to historical reasons I am using beamerposter class for this. At some point I realized that the hyphenation in beamer is "switched off" because authors of ...
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how can i avoid using hyphen at the linebreak to separate a word [duplicate]

I just can not find how to avoid breaking a word with hyphen when the line breaks. For example: "how can i trans- late a word ?" Wait reply. Regards.
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Log paragraphs with more than n hyphenations

The (large) body of text I have written has a few paragraphs with an large number of hyphenated words. My goal is to examine these paragraphs, with the aim of rewording them. Is there a way I can make ...
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Reledmac multiple hyphenation

Is there a way to specify multiple hyphenation exception list in a multi-lingual document where is also a reledmac environment? In a parallel section of the file the french word "conçue" is divided in ...
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Prohibit hyphenation between biblatatex bib label and prefixnumbers

If one uses prefixes for bib labels in biblatex it frequently comes to hyphenation between the prefix and the actual bib label, especially for longer prefixes. How can this be avoided? Solutions ...
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Words before rules are not divided

I just got an overfull hbox with an em rule at the end of the rule and fixed the problem by inserting a kern between it and the rule: collectively\kern0pt---. It seems that by default the rule ...
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Force hyphenation of glossary term in-text

In English, you sometimes want to add hyphens when the order of words can make the meaning ambiguous. Example: Confusing: Springfield has little town charm. Better: Springfield has little-town ...
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long table multicolumn single word without hyphen [duplicate]

I am trying to create a long table that will be multicolumn. In one of the columns, I have a DNA sequence that is very long. I am trying to use the \multicolumn but the text is not wrapping possibly ...
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Stop auto hyphens in URLs

So let's say I have this long URL (or just happens to be at the end of a line), currently LaTeX will compile the document as: something something http://This- IsMyUrl.com While the actual URL is ...
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LyX Hyphenation Not Working

I need a little bit of help troubleshooting this. I'm also not too sure on what I can provide and how to provide it, but here's what I have: LyX 2.1.2, with options in "Preferences>Language>Language ...
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Hyphenation List to .dic

I have a file that I'm using for hyphenation exceptions in LaTex, that I'm needing to convert to a hyphenation dictionary for use somewhere else. It's my understanding that there's a tool called ...
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How to apply \nobreak to the last line of page?

I think it isn't good when a word hyphenates to another page. We can use \nobreak{word} to prevent hyphenation. Without \nobreak: With \nobreak{архитектурная}: Can we do something like it ...
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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} \captionsetup[subfigure]{...
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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} \usepackage{...
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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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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, DIV=...
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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 http://ctan.asis.io/systems/...
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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: "Ba-...
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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 \lccode`...
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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 ...