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

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No hyphens in biblatex

How can I suppress hyphenation in biblatex? (I know that only one sentence usually is considered bad question quality, but why over-complicate a simple (?) problem)
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How I can add my own language [closed]

I wrote an artificial language (conlang). What I can add my own language in LaTeX? Conlang has more letters than English (utf8 and some ligatures) and specyfic hyphenations. Where is simple/minimal ...
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\hyphenation{ } in a part of text

Is it possible to make \hyphenation{ } only in one chapter or small text? Not the whole text but only in small pieces of text. Maybe it is possible to make a new language and use different ...
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How can I really force the hyphenation points of a word?

I try to make XeLaTeX hyphenate the German word "Sicherheitsbeauftragter". I tried several values for x in \tolerance=x and instances of \hyphenation{Si-cher-heits-be-auf-trag-ter}. Nothing worked. ...
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badbox of “underful hbox (badness 1158)”

I wrote the following reference in my .bib file: @ARTICLE{Auvinet11, author = {E. Auvinet and F. Multon and A. St-Arnaud and J. Rousseau and J. Meunier}, title = {Fall Detection With Multiple ...
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patgen: what do these values mean?

What do hyph_start, hyph_finish, pat_start, pat_finish, good weight, bad weight and threshold asked by patgen mean?
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Force hyphen line-break one words with dieresis [duplicate]

Normally Latex adds a hyphen if the word at the end of a line is too long, and continues the rest of the word on the next line. I'm writing my document in Dutch and when the last word on a line ...
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smarter hyphenation for narrow columns?

I know how to turn off hyphenation via \nohyphens{.....} (from hyphenat). But what I'd really like would be to hyphenate smartly. What I mean by this should hopefully be made clear by the following ...
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Could not use patgen [closed]

All I see on my console is "Bad Representation" for even the .TRA file example of the patgen2 manual itself. What should I do?
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How to remove diaeresis after hyphen

To quote Wikipedia: In Dutch, spellings such as coëfficiënt are necessary because the digraphs oe and ie normally represent the simple vowels [u] and [i], respectively. However, hyphenation is now ...
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Justify long line with no spaces but a lot of hyphens

% !TEX TS-program = xelatex % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode \documentclass[11pt]{memoir} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{showframe} %%% Book Layout %%% \setstocksize{4in}{5.75in} ...
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How to use hyph-utf8 correctly?

I'm using MiKTeX and pdfLaTeX and the package manager tells me that hyph-utf8 is installed and auto-download of packages is activated, too. But when I do \usepackage{hyph-utf8}, because I hope that ...
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\RaggedRight makes document longer

I have a document carefully written to fit in 4 pages; but when I added a \raggedright (or \RaggedRight with use of the ragged2e package) the length gets longer. Furthermore, suddenly the output ...
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How to force LaTeX not to break the line after a hyphen “-”?

With ~ we can enforce that no line break occures between two words. But this does not seem to work with special characters. I want LaTeX to enforce not to break the line after the - in (re-)creation. ...
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Hyphenation does not work with acro and luatex, but with pdftex

I'm using luatex 0.70.1 together with acro 1.2 and I have the following MWE. \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage{acro} \DeclareAcronym{DNA}{ short=DNA, ...
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Hyphenating words with archaic spellings

I often work with texts from the 17- to 1800s that (in addition to now obsolete words) contain familiar words in slightly different spelling. The language of these texts, and of the ones I'm writing, ...
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patgen: tex file generation from dictionary [closed]

I am managing a project where we will need to run patgen on a new niche language (a mixture of English and vernacular). I am just wondering if anyone has any advice on generating the patterns. For ...
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Hyphenation not working in document

I have got a problem. Hyphenation doesn't work in cover letter template document listed below. I can't find reason. Please help. Best regards, WP. %% start of file `template_en.tex'. %% Copyright ...
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How to wrap text in line by adding spaces

I am writing one text which has some very long words but i don't need to split word in multiline using hyphen. I just want to add spaces to fit in the line as shown below. This is my first ...
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Insert hyphenation point in BibTeX using PDFLaTeX and hyperref

How to tell PDFLaTeX to make hyphenation in place where I want it to be? I have my document file: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \PassOptionsToPackage{hyphens}{url}\usepackage{hyperref} ...
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\xspace and hyphenation

I was considering to use xspace for some common standard terms in my document, like: \newcommand{\ring}{my secret ring\xspace} I am now wondering, if hyphenation gets it right, when I do this? ...
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How to get XeLaTeX do proper hyphenation and full justification?

I want to use XeLaTeX to design a paperback (11x19cm) using Adobe's Garamond and Myriad as custom fonts. It is entirely written in German. However, both hyphenation and full justification are a mess: ...
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Automatically prevent line-break at hyphen of specific words (e.g. “dual-self”)

Usually questions about hyphenation and line-breaks are concerned about how to allow hyphenation when a word already contains a hyphen. That's not what I'm after: I would like to prevent the word ...
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Problem with Table of Contents chapter line breaking [closed]

I am working with the book document class. Concerning the table of contents, is there any way to break the chapter title as you like? For example, instead of e.g. How to effectively feed swiss ...
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Overfull hbox with British English

I write in British English and occasionally I get an overfull hbox warning because LaTeX does not know how to break a word correctly in its British form. For example, the word 'analysing' causes an ...
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Hyphenation of words connected with a double/triple dash

I can't hyphenate the words Cam•bri•an--Or•do•vi•cian because they are connected with an endash. The same probably happens when using the emdash. I tried this ...
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How to hyphenate a reference that has a lastname with a hyphen?

I need to hyphenate a long lastname with a hyphen in it in a reference, e.g.: @article{LastHyphenName:2013xy, author = {Longlast-Namewithhyphen, Antonio and Anotherlastname, David}, title = {{How to ...
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Change hyphenation patterns only for a chapter

I am currently writing a book in Italian using LyX and I use \usepackage[italian]{babel} in the preamble. However, I need to write a chapter of this book in a different language. How can I change ...
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Faulty output because of Polyglossia issue [closed]

this is my first question on here so I hope I'll include all necessary information right away. I am running MiKTeX 2.9, set up for XeTeX; my Editor is TeXMaker and my OS is Windows 8, 64-bit. ...
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How can I make an em-dash to allow for a linebreak on either side?

How can I make an em-dash allow a linebreak on either side? Optionally, how do I preserve the hyphenation points of the word on both sides? The following code allows for refrigerator---refrigerator ...
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\slash allows for hyphenation of only the word on its left; how to fix it for the right-hand word

I often use \slash to allow for linebreak after the slash. However I found that \slash doesn't allow for hyphenation of the word to its right, while it does for the word on its left. How do I use ...
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hyphenation of text within math

I would like text like \((\abcdefghij,\abcdefghij)\)-pair (with \abcdefghij defined as \textit{abc\-defg\-hij}) to be hyphenated as (abc·defg·hij,·abc·defg·hij)-·pair ("·" indicates all possible ...
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hyphenation next to a parenthesis

I have some very special hyphenation puzzles involving optional hyphens next to parentheses. (semi)group should be hyphenated as (semi-)/group di[rected ]graph should be hyphenated as di-/[rected ...
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Turn off Hyphenation Without Text Running Into the Margins

I am rewriting (and updating) my resume in LaTeX. I was dismayed because LaTeX automatically hyphenates words that need to go onto a new line when a line is too long. I found a way to turn off ...
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Add hyphenation-rule for hyphenated words [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Adequate hyphenation of words already containing a hyphen Is there any way to define permissible hyphenations for hyphenated words? For example, even if I have ...
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ConTeXt: Too much hyphenation

I am trying to control the amount of automatic hyphenation in my document. But all the options I specify don't seem to have any effect. The following MWE shows two paragraphs with six hyphenated ...
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temporarily suppress hyphenation

On the title page of an article I want to insert a paragraph containing keywords. For indexing purposes (e. g. web search engines), I'd like to have the keywords unhyphenated (temporarily, of course). ...
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Automatic hyphenation in verbatim text, with guidance

I would like to typeset verbatim text that can have linebreaks on certain text points. I know that spverbatim and listings can break at spaces, but sometimes this is not enough. Of course, no ...
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Why does \uchyph=0 not work for me?

Why does \uchyph=0 not work for me? It is in my preamble, but Istill get names of people hyphenated. Is it a font issue? I typeset with XeLaTeX. Minimal example: try with XeLaTeX with and ...
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hyphenation with special (Estonian) letters

Hyphenation is working correctly most of the time, but it has problems with words that have Estonian letters like õ inside of the word. For example: lõplikumõõtmeline. I write it like this in TeX: ...
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XeLaTeX override default sanskrit hyphenation, do not hyphenate if not indicated

Sanskrit hyphenation is not very good in xelatex as it can possibly not recognize long compound words. I want to override the default hyphenation and hyphenate only where indicated by the \\- command. ...
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Glossaries package and hyphenated (dashed) acronym fail to break across lines

With respect to using the glossaries package, if I have an acronym with a long hyphenated word, it often result in sentences that runs into margins. For example: ...
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Adding letters in hyphenation of Swedish words

Swedish writing conventions states that in compound words, when three successive identical consonants occur, one of them should be omitted. An example of this is glass (ice cream) and strut (cone), ...
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Hyphenate typewriter / avoid overfull \hboxes in code, using fontspec and XeTeX

I would like to avoid overfull \hboxes as a result of inline code, inserted with \textt{foo} or \ttfamily, e.g. in this MWE: % compile with xelatex \documentclass{article} \usepackage[textwidth=4cm, ...
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Babel warns of lack of hyphenation patterns for Hebrew

I use TeX Live including the Hebrew package. I've tried to produce a simple TeX file: \documentclass{article} \usepackage [english,hebrew]{babel} \begin{document} שלום \end{document} but I keep ...
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How and when does hyphenation in beamer slides work?

I don't understand how beamer handles hyphenation. Consider the following example: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \frametitle{Without hyphenation} Latex is the stable ...
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How to get my teletype (\tt) text to wrap to the next line, rather than run off the edge of the PDF? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: \texttt overfull hbox problem How to automatically hyphenate within \texttt? Much of the LaTeX documents I write deal with computer-sciencey stuff that I like to put ...
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Suppressing hyphenation of words that already contain a hyphen

According to the accepted answer of this question TeX never hyphenates words that already contain a hyphen. Nevertheless in a document here I find that the word “Modula-2” is hyphenated, as the ...
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Latex hyphenation exception

I have some problems with my document. I have one sentence with indentation. It is too long and it takes minimum two lines. And I have something like this: Macierz rozproszenia idealnego, ...
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Incompatibility between \nobreakdash and babel

I use the \nobreakdash command to disallow a linebreak after the dash in short expressions like -s, -ar etc. I use ({\nobreakdash}-s, {\nobreakdash}-ar) but it seems not work as can be seen on the ...