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

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How can I re-enable hyphenation rules after breaking characters in polyglossia?

When using polyglossia to hyphenate my Turkish documents, I frequently have issues with very long words on short lines. I need it to be more aggressive about hyphenation wherever it can be. One ...
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How can I trace a problem with hyphenation inside special environments?

For quite some time now I've been having trouble with the hyphenation of Turkish text in mdframed environments. I have been unable to come up with a sane MWE that exhibits the problem. It only seems ...
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assign penalty to one discretionary (not all paragraph)

For a quite complex problem that would be too long to describe, I need to set different penalties for different discretionaries in the same paragraphe. It doesn't seem to be possible with pdfTeX (and ...
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two-coloured hyphenation

I want to teach a child reading German. For that purpose I want to produce texts in which the different syllables are marked in two different colours, a common technique to facilitate reading for slow ...
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First word hyphenation in parbox with strut

I've a problem with parbox spacing in combination with hyphenation. What I like to achieve is setting parboxes in a tabular-like way as key value pairs. So I have two parboxes with a given width per ...
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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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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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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 [closed]

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. ...