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

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Correcting wrong choice of character variant from a stylistic set

I'm typesetting a document in German blackletter with XeLaTeX and ran across a peculiar — for want of a better word — error: The hyphenation in itself is okay at that position. However, German ...
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hyphenation with languages in transliteration // forced hyphenation?

I am typesetting (lualatex) a document in a couple of languages. The main language is English. If I use other languages I usually use commands such as \foreigntextquote{french}{text} and ...
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How to disable hyphens in Lyx BibTex?

Can you prevent all divided-word hyphens only in a Lyx document's bibliography? (example divided-word: "Microwave" becomes Mi- on one line, crowave on another)
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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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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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avoid hyphenation in chapter title using tikz and titlesec

[This question is similar to the one here, but the solutions given there do not work in my context] In a (fairly complex) book I'm using titlesec and tikz to produce fancy chapter headings, basically ...
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Preventing line break at the start of a long name in `\lstinline`

This question has developed from How to deal with very long lstinline-phrases like long class names?. That question is about line breaking inside a \lstinline phrase. I have provided an answer which ...
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hairspace + hyphen as hyphen char with Fontspec

I would like to use for hyphen character the combination: hairspace + hyphen, in order to clearly but discreetly distinguish hyphenation from division. The traditionnal way (using another character, ...
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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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Long word wont go to next line

I'm using polyglossia package in my document and have some parts where I don't want to have hyphynation so I'm using \disablehyphenation command as documented. Now when I'm having very long words in a ...
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How to typeset Tibetan in XeLatex with correct linebreaks?

I am trying to typeset Tibetan language in a document, but the text does not wrap at the margin. I think this could be easily fixed if I tell XeLaTeX to recognise the Tibetan tsheg character ('TIBETAN ...
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Auto hyphen in a Report

I am working on a LaTex "report" using WinEdt 9. The complied document contains "hyphen" which are generated by default. Is this possible to prevent from it. I tried \usepackage[none]{hyphenat} which ...
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How to break long URLs using common hyphenation but adding a line feed indicator?

I saw several questions like this one that request a solution for breaking apart URLs. I wonder if it is possible to hyphenate the words in a URL as it happens in normal text (i.e., breaking apart ...
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How to add a global structure specified hyphenation rule?

I have written a document with 200 references. (every round bracket (...) in my document is a collocation (here a combination of three words) which shouldn't get split. What I want is to have the ...
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hyphenation for language ngerman doesn't work in TeXnicCenter/MiKTeX

Hello everyone! I have a problem writing my master's thesis and I hope someone can help. I am using TeXnicCenter 2.02 in combination with MiKTeX 2.9.4248. The Header of my document looks like this: ...
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How to configure (tweak) babel's hyphenation?

I found out that I can tweak hyphenation settings by writing: \righthyphenmin=6 \lefthyphenmin=6 \usepackage{hyphenat} I like this, because it hyphenates only really long words, leaving all others ...
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Problem with \href for hyphenated web addresses within latex minipage environment

I am trying to use \href to link to a web address that contains hyphens (e.g. http://hyphenated-webpage.com) within a minipage environment, e.g. \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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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. ...
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When hyphenation of a word includes an additional letter [duplicate]

In some languages a word on the form abcxxdef (note that there is only two occurrences of the letter x) is the compound of the two words abcxx and xdef. Sometimes the hyphenation rule is to break the ...
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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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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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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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Display hyphenation options for a specific word

When TeX produces Overfull box, is puts something like this in the log: Overfull \hbox (15.47195pt too wide) in paragraph at lines 7--9 []\OT1/cmr/m/n/10 I re-ally re-ally want to get dis-played the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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German hyphenation does not work

My babel configuration includes ngerman and english ... \documentclass[ oneside, openright, titlepage, dottedtoc, numbers=noenddot, headinclude, footinclude=true, cleardoublepage=empty, abstractoff, ...
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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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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 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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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 ...