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

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Problem expanding acronyms containing \hyp{} in captions

Since I performed an update of MiKTeX yesterday, acronyms containing \hyp{} do not work correctly in captions anymore. I get the following error message: ! Argument of \__tl_change_case_cs_four:w has ...
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Windows API error 1392 using hyperref

When I compile the following very M(N)WE with pdflatex I get the error message pdflatex: Windows API error 1392: The file or directory is corrupted and unreadable. pdflatex: Data: C:\Program Files ...
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Hyphenation Problem with german

i have a problem with hyphenation and i could not find a solution. \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[german,ngerman]{babel} \selectlanguage{ngerman} \usepackage{cite} ...
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Polyglossia ignores my custom hyphenation

Polyglossia systematically ignores my custom \hyphenation, and generates overfull hboxes all over the place as a consequence. Here’s an example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} ...
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Problem in listings, hyphenation not correct

MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,twocolumn,openany]{book} \usepackage[left=1.5cm,right=1.5cm,top=2.5cm,bottom=2.5cm]{geometry} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{listings} ...
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Hyphenation with Polyglossia

I'm working with a document in English and Hebrew (using polyglossia), and am trying to add hyphenation in Hebrew wherever a hyphen might be. Based on other questions/answers on this site, I have ...
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Hyphenation/text wrapping in \parbox

I have a \parbox with some text. The text should be wrapped as normal, but it doesn't seam to work, while the words wrap in normal text: \documentclass[a4paper,parskip]{scrartcl} ...
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brokenpenalty for two sided documents

A hyphenated word where one part is on the left and the other part on the right page of a doubled sided document isn't so bad and sometimes necessary to prevent ugly page breaks. However, I would ...
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Wrong hyphenation with \usepackage[croatian]{babel}

The words 'izoliran' and 'kostur' in the MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage[croatian]{babel} \begin{document} mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm izoliran ...
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Reliability of LaTeX hyphenation

I'm not native English. I have to write an academic paper with LaTeX, in US English, without mistakes. My problem is with hyphenation. I do not know whether it is done correctly. I use: MikTeX. ...
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How to deal with many overfull \hboxes in large document?

I am in the process of proofreading a major XeTeX document of more than 600 pages. It is hardly surprising that there are quite a few cases of overfull \hboxes; I usually get about 150 of them. I am ...
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URL hyphenation

I need to hyphenate an URL —I'm the using \url{ } command)—. I've found that one solution is to add the hyphen option to the url package. I've added it but the compilation doesn't work. I get the ...
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Bigfoot changes hyphenchar for compound words

Bigfoot changes the “hyphen” char for compound words: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{bigfoot} \listfiles \DeclareNewFootnote[para]{foo} \begin{document} \footnotefoo{\rule{9.4cm}{1mm} xx ...
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Line break of long author name

I have implemented the Harvard citation style using Biblatex and Biber as described here. This seems to work fine. However, I have now a problem with the line break of long author names, as shown in ...
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biblatex autolang=other breaks authortitle layout

Here's a MWE for autolang=other breaking something with the citation and bibliography layout: you will notice that the author but the first one name aren't capitalized. To me, it would be alright if ...
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hyphsubst conflicts with inputenc

If I load inputenc in combination with hyphsubst the hyphenation works partially. It works for many words, but it does not work for 'Starrkörpertransformationsparameter' if inputenc is loaded ...
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Polyglossia's nohyphenation breaks justified alignment in endnotes

I am using XeLaTeX to typeset a multilingual book with the help of polyglossia. I have footnotes as well as endnotes in multiple languages, and I need to turn-off hyphenation for the entire book. I ...
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Problem with hyphenation

If I use "=, "-, etc. nothing happens. In the PDF it just looks like Test"=Case instead of Test-Case. I've got \usepackage[english,ngerman]{babel} in my packages. Does anyone have an idea?
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Hyphenation, apostrophes and a bi-language document

It would appear pdflatex (with [frenchb,english]{babel}) does not do hyphenation of words with an apostrophe. For example, I wrote "l'arithmétique" which was not hyphened, and the commands ...
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Hyphen that appears only if near end of line

I have a section with the title in the picture. If I don't put the hyphen manually, the word ultimo does not get hyphenated and stays on the first line, producing an Overfull \hbox. But as you can ...
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Does polyglossia with LuaLaTeX hyphenate greek text?

Is there a way to tell polyglossia to hyphenate a Greek text when run with LuaLaTeX? I tried quite a lot (greek as defaultlanguage, as backgroundlanguage, as otherlanguage, with german, with english, ...
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How can I display the possible hyphenation points for words in a language other than US English?

This is a follow-up to tohecz's question, which I'm asking at the suggestion of Mico. The original question asks how to discover the hyphenation points for particular words, and the answers explain ...
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How to get double dash or double hyphen in bibitem?

I am using article class. I have a bibliography by using \bibitem. I want to give page numbers of the form "81--90" where the double hyphens should be made into a (long) dash. When I try this, LaTeX ...
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Query Latex for Possible Hyphenations for a Word [duplicate]

When Latex prints an hbox overfull warning, it conveniently tells you what it thought the possible hypenation options were. But if you don't have an overfull hbox, I don't see how to get this ...
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No hyphenation in TOC entries, please

I have some very long section titles and do not want their entries in the TOC to be hyphenated. \documentclass{scrreprt} %\usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage{tocloft} ...
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Avoid hyphenation of BibLaTex labels

Based on the labelalpha style, I defined by own BibLaTex label, which consists of the first author's full name and the date of the publication. However, if the author's name is long and the citation ...
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Hyphenation in MDPI class

I'm writing in an article in the MDPI class file (available here). In my preamble, I have \usepackage[american]{babel}. Still, I don't get any hyphenation in my document. Does anyone know why?
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problems finding correct language.dat

I have installed the portable version of miktex 2.9 on a pc without administrator rights. I try to use the package dutch babel, but it gives the common error of Package babel Warning: No hyphenation ...
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How disable hyphenation but keep my hyphenation rules

I have text and my own hyphenation table \hyphenation{al-a ko-ta mie-ć mu-si} How do I disable hyphenation and I still use my own hyphenation? I'm not only add hyphenation. I must DELETE all ...
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Avoid hyphenation ladder effect

How do I avoid the hyphenation ladder effect in XeLaTeX? Consider the following as an example... I want to hyphe- nate this senten- ce, but the pre- sence of quadru- ple lines suc- cessively ...
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How to get hyphenation output?

I'm writing a thesis in Icelandic and LaTeX doesn't know how to break the words correct. I'm trying to create a list of words it breaks and correct them. I have over 100 pages of text and I want to be ...
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Hyphenation for British and American English

I am writing documents with British and American spelling, and I have noticed that some 'common' words are not hyphenated. Examples include 'quar-ter-ly', 'pro-pen-si-ty', 'eu-ro-pean'. This can ...
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Longtable Long Word wrapping issue

Im trying to wrap long words in a longtable and its not quite working right. some of the words spill over to the next cell. any help would be great thanks! \documentclass{report} ...
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Set hyphenation with polyglossia

If babel doesn't know how to hyphenate a word, I can inform it of good line breaks with \babelhyphenation: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[nynorsk]{babel} ...
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No hyphenation for author within a paragraph

I am using biblatex and biber. Inside the text I use the commands citet, parencites or citewith author-year. I would like to prevent that the last name sometimes gets hyphenated in the text. Is there ...
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Missing hyphenation patterns in XeLaTeX [closed]

I'm using tlmgr to manage packages, I have installed babel-hungarian and hyphen-hungarian, but hyphenation is not working. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xltxtra} \usepackage[hungarian]{babel} ...
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Hyphenation with \RaggedRight

This is based on egreg's code and comments to Indenting text in \tabfill (tabbing environment), in which a command \tabfill is defined so that it wraps lines in a tabbing environment. One problem ...
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Enforcing no hyphenation of the last word in the first line of Definition while keeping the line well-aligned

I am using the IEEEtran theorem environment and \newtheorem{definition}{Definition}[section] to customize the definitions. Generally, I am satisfied with its output: However, for another definition ...
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Hyphenation of first Author in Apacite

I'm using apacite for my bibliography and for in-text citations. Unfortunately the first Author in a multi-author citation does not get hyphenated. Is there anything I can do to make everything in an ...
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LaTeX: display hyphenation and justification problems

(At least) The article, report and book classes support the option draft, which displays hyphenation and justification problems with a black square, but also does not load figures. I could have the ...
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Ligatures and hyphenations: the effect of empty brace groups {}

For the following example, \hsize =2in shelf{}ful shelf{}ful shelf{}ful rot{}ten rot{}ten shelf{}ful shelf{}ful shelf{}ful shelf{}ful shelf{}ful rot{}ten rot{}ten shelf{}ful shelf{}ful \bye The ...
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Break on special characters in inline verbatim

I'm using Pandoc to generate LaTeX. My text contains inline code spans (backticks in markdown) that are rendered as \texttt{...} in TeX. However, some of them are quite long and overflow the line, for ...
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Long file path get out of right margin on PDF

A simple LyX document consisting of one long file path, is wrapped inside the LyX GUI to the next line; but when exported to PDF it 'continues' after the right margin end. I'd expect it to be ...
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Bilingual hyphenation

I use the following preable in my document and I have a problem regardind hyphenation in new lines when I use both english and greek in my text. When I use only greek without the babel package then ...
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for greek: insert minimal spacing, add point for hyphenation

I want to define for greek a command/shortcut similar to the german "|, which inserts minimal space and marks the (by far) preferred point for hyphenation. Additionally I need a second ...
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Problem with installed font and babel

I am using the fonts specified in my MWE writing usually greek. I am currently writing a document in english and I want hyphenation so I tried to use \usepackage[english]{babel}. Doing so I get a lot ...
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Patgen to create hyphenation dictionary for UTF-8 language

I am having trouble creating an hyphenation dictionary for the Khmer language with patgen. I keep getting errors like, "Bad representation" and "Bad character" but I am not sure what I am doing wrong. ...
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No hyphenation of a word in square brackets

I'm having square brackets in normal text. Unfortunately latex won't hyphenate the enclosed word. This is the code: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} ...
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How to hyphenate automatically within \texttt when using T1 encoding and lmodern

I was looking for a way to enable hyphenation within \texttt. I found this answer and it seemed perfect: simple and useful to many people. I chose to enable hyphenation globally in \texttt and as ...
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highlighting words which cannot be hyphenated

is there any package which can automatically highlight unhyphenable words in output PDF? I.e. words which are not in the list of words for hyphenation. For example: I'm using polyglossia package. ...