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

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LaTeX hyphens pattern file for medical terminology

This might be slightly off topic since my main goal is to hyphenate strings in Java, but please bare with me. So far I've only looked at TeXHyphenator-J and Hyphenation libraries and both of them use ...
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Acro Package - Customise the \printacronyms style with hyphen or other

I am trying to write a List of Acronyms and I am trying to work out how to edit the output format of the \printacronyms lists. The way I would like them to look is as below, it is not essential that ...
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Prevent header hyphenation in tabulary

How is it possible to prevent tabulary environment hyphenating table headers? Perhaps redefining \tyformat, but I can't find any reference to this command. EDIT As suggested in comments, I tried ...
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Issues with justification

I was going through this tex files www.biostat.umn.edu/~brad/8400/HQuick_cv.tex‎. However, when I use this tex, the text is not justified properly See the words establishments, Experimental are ...
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Using "= in preamble with babel [duplicate]

I have noticed a strange behaviour when switching between the packages german and babel with the german option. There is obviously a difference in how "= is handled in the preamble: ...
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Is there a way to tell if LaTeX knows how to hyphenate a word? [duplicate]

I regularly write chemistry documents with odd words in them. Is there a way to know if LaTeX knows it can hyphenate a word? I'm wondering as the person beside me just discovered that the person whose ...
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Less hyphenations - any value to change?

I don't want to prevent LaTeX from hyphenating - unfortunately I write in a language, which consists of rather long words. That results in quite a lot of hyphenations, not to mention that I have to ...
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LaTeX hyphenation problems in Spanish [closed]

I am using this preamble on my document, edited with TeXStudio/MiKTeX and I am getting several words not hyphenated and past the margin limits on the right side. As you can probably see, I am very new ...
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Raise/lower a single character of a font (hyphen)

The font I'm using (Merriweather Sans) places the hyphen a little too high: Is there any way I can fix this for the entire document, in a way that doesn't affect the other fonts? Test document: ...
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How do I make an inline list respect margins without hyphenation?

I'm using the enumitem package to create inline lists in my resume. I currently have a snippet of code that looks like \begin{description} \item[Frameworks/Libraries:] ...
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LyX Hyphenation

In LyX I want my paragraphs to be justified, without the use of hyphenation. I am using \exhyphenpenalty=10000\hyphenpenalty=10000 in my preamble and it works, but I notice that the first line of the ...
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New line without hyphenation, just break it at the end of the line

I have a question about the automatic line breaking in latex. Right now i wright some text and its formatting it like this: Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. ...
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Hyphenation of the word “paraboloid”

It seems like my TeX does not hyphenate the word "paraboloid" on its own. After adding \hyphenation{para-boloid} (I hope that's the right hyphenation...) to the preamble everything is fine. My ...
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modernCV seems to forbid any hyphenation. How can I switch that off?

I'm writing a document with the help of the modernCV class, using (a modification of) the casual style. It looks like this class is penalizing hyphenation pretty severely. Why is that so? I can't find ...
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moving the whole word to next line when there is no free space

Is there any option in tabular that can move the whole word to the next line whenever the length of the word is greater than the fixed cell size? Currently I use \begin{tabular}{ | p{2cm} | } And ...
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How to I force a word to move to the end of the line?

How do I force my document to pull selected words to the end of each line (and to hyphenate them as well, if needed)? I have an old document. I know the page size and I think I've found the ...
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Problem with \hfill and hyphenation

When I use \hfill and in the previous line the last word is hyphenated, the \hfill doesn't work the same way as usual: \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt]{book} \begin{document} Spellings attempt to ...
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Can I proofread babel hyphenation rules for a specific language?

I wonder where I can find and proofread the babel hyphenation rules. Would it be possible to learn from those hyphenation rules (for example for a student of a language) where to place a hyphen?
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It doesn't hyphenate words ending with “—”

UPDATE Well. After a while, I decided to see again about this “problem”, and just discovered that in pdfLaTeX, using \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} and the — (the unicode —, not the ligature ---) it ...
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Package for avoiding hyphen in text?

Is there any package which can be used for avoiding hyphen in text? Regards
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No hyphenation of long words in narrow boxes [duplicate]

I stumbled across an hyphenation problem which I cannot explain or solve. When I use a narrow box containing a long word with a width longer than the box width, this word is not hyphenated. The ...
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How can I line-break a long string of numeric digits and hyphens?

I have a cls file that contains a definition for source code: \lstnewenvironment{code}[1][] { \lstset{ basicstyle=\ttfamily\footnotesize, breaklines=true, ...
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LuaLaTeX and multilanguage support

I've a little issue managing fixed names in my TeX class. I'm using the babel package for multilanguage hyphenation support so far, but I would like to deactivate the fixed names provided by babel. I ...
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Does \\ suppress hyphenation for the following word?

I am not sure, if this is a bug of the package showhyphens or some LaTeX-behaviour I don't understand. Please have a look on the following example: % arara: lualatex \documentclass[ngerman]{article} ...
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Wrong hyphenation with LY1 font ecoding?

Here I found the statement that no special hyphenation patterns are needed with LY1 font encoding. Yet I stumbled upon different hyphenation in connection with non-letters (such as quotation marks) in ...
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Line break at hyphen in source inserts space in output

I prefer to wrap lines in my LaTeX source, and my editor will often choose a hyphen as a good place to split the line. Unfortunately, if a hyphenated word doesn't appear in the output file at a line ...
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Right justification not correct

I am writing my thesis and I have started noticing wrong right justification. I have corrected some of them by replacing dashes with \hyp{}. However, I still struggle with the example below (citation ...
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How to define a complicated hyphenation for Chinese pinyin

I am setting a document with Chinese pinyin. I use \- to separate syllables in pinyin phrases (eg. zhong\-wen). This not only allows for proper hyphenation, but also allows spell check in ...
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Strikethrough Cyrillic text in XeTeX preserving hyphenation

I was looking for the way to create a strikeout text in XeTeX. After some googling I found two packages that supposedly could do that: ulem and soul. However, it turned out that both of them have some ...
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suspended hyphen without linebreak between word and hyphen

I have a word combination like this metallo-porphyrins and -phthalocyanines which eventually gives a linebreak between the hyphen and the word phthalocyanines. I tried to include the ngerman package ...
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Prevent biblatex from printing the language name and use language only for hyphenation

In my .bib-file the language field is filled out in all entries. As MWE, they all look (as expected) like: @Collection{Bakker:Grammar, editor = {Egbert J[an] Bakker}, gender = {sm}, title ...
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bidi and hyperref change hyphenation

I try to compile th following document. If I load both bidi and hyperref, Mittelbach is not hyphenated. If I comment out one of them, everything is fine. The bstfile is here: ...
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Hyphenation and section titles with geometry

I am using classicthesis and the geometry package for my thesis. Some section titles are not hyphenated correctly, but instead reach into the margin. It seem not to be possible to use, e.g., \-, to ...
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Smartdiagram is hyphenating too much

I am trying to make a constellation style diagram but when I insert the words that I want to use, it is hyphenating too much. I don't have an issue that the diagram is wide. Essentially, I am trying ...
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Russian (Czech, Polish, etc.) tradition of equations breaking [duplicate]

According to the Russian (Czech, Polish, etc.) typesetting tradition, we have the following rules of equation breaking: If an equation cannot be fit into one line, a typesetter should put part of ...
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How to avoid bad box with long words with no hyphenation?

I know there are planty of similar questions, but I haven't found the answer to this particular one. I have a long word (say some long acronym like ABCDEFGH). It happens to be at the and of the line ...
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nomenclature hyphenation

I'm using \makenomenclature and \printnomenclature.. I have searched since yesterday for solution with nomenclature, but found nothing. Do anybody have a solution? I don't want do it with glossary, ...
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How to force hyphenation in floating figure caption?

I have a right floating figure with a justified caption spanning four lines like so: Unfortunately, LaTeX will not hyphen the words in the caption (both words hyphen just fine in regular text), ...
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Why does titlesec cause bizarre line breaks within \paragraph?

Consider the following example: \documentclass[12pt,a6paper]{article} %\usepackage{titlesec} \usepackage[textwidth=79mm]{geometry} \begin{document} \paragraph{I guess we'll have to make a few ...
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Hyphenation in a table of contents causing bad blocks

I want to turn off words hyphenation in a TOC but leave it in the rest of a document. The intention to do it is to avoid bad blocks such as you can see below in my MWE. I prefer a solution that ...
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Preventing hyphenation of specific short, repeated, hyphenated words

I'm writing a document where I frequently refer to some experimental cases which are called things like "M-1" and "P-2". It's always a single number, a hyphen, and a single number. In several places, ...
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Generating unicode hyphenation pattern

Is there a program that you can use to generate unicode hyphenation pattern? I already know about opatgen but I can not compile that program since it requires a very old version of gcc.
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Combining dashes from babel with xspace

Assume we have some mathematical object that is used in formulae as well as in "natural" language (in my case, complexity classes). When defining a macro for such an object, I like to use \xspace so ...
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Nonbreaking dash that allows hyphenation

The babel package provides useful dash variants, e.g. "~ for a non-breaking dash that forbids hyphenation in the parts, and "= for a breaking dash that allows hyphenation in the parts. However, ...
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Hyphenation of Russian text in utf8 encoding?

All my attempts to make hyphenation work in Debian Linux 6.0 for Russian text encoded in utf8 has failed. My search on internet indicates that hyphenation should work through babel at least with ...
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Left aligning cell contents in a table

If you compile the code given below, then the row which states "Average Pre-Authentication Response Time" is justified with a lot of spacing between the words. I want it to be left-aligned. Also, if a ...
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Hyphenation when using \verb command

I'm having a problem using \verb command. Usually when I want some verbatim font in the current line (not in a new paragraph) I use the \verb command, not the verbatim environment. So, when I use ...
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Loading unicode hyphenation pattern

The documentation of hyph-utf8 package states: Since Babel’s hyphen.cfg is built in the XeLaTeX format, hyphenation patterns can be used without even loading Babel or Polyglossia. However ...
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Unable to make Russian hyphenation work after (re-)installing TeX Live 2013

I have just upgraded TeX Live to 2013 on Mac OS, and installed all the Cyrillic packages i could think of, but the hyphenation in Russian stopped working. Here is an example: ...
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Hyphenation problem on very narrow column and \flushleft

I have a strange problem with hyphenations, when the column is very narrow. My text is finnish and I'm using lualatex. In my narrow column, I have words "Ympärileikkauksen liitto". It breaks up as ...