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

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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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Using \hyphenation and umlauts

I have included the ngerman package and I write \hyphenation{An-fangs-n"a-he-rung} into the preamble of my document. However, latex complains with !Improper \hyphenation will be flushed. ...
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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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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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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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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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Stop Hyphenating Across Page Breaks

How to prevent hyphenation across page breaks? Here is my minexample: \starttext \dorecurse{200}{Aprikosengeschmacksrichtung } \stoptext What I mean is a feature, which many other typographic ...
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How to obtain a justified paragraph with correct word-spacing in tabular environment?

I'm trying to obtain a tabular with three columns of text vertically aligned on top (using array package and p{'width'}), but I can't figure how to obtain a regular spacing between words, like a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to suppress hyphenation in figure and table captions?

To suppress hyphenation in section names I use \hyphenpenalty=10000 in \titleformat command. Is there any similar way to suppress hyphenation in figure and table (and longtable) captions?
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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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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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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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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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How to add hyphenation rule to local directory?

I have local directory install, but can't install automatic hyphenation for it. How to install properlly local directory in Miktex, and locate in it hyphenation folder (which holds the algorithm) to ...
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No hyphenat exceeds line length instead of newline

When using \usepackage[none]{hyphenat} no hyphenation will occur as expected. However the maximum line length will be exceeded by some words that are normally be hyphenated instead of placing the word ...
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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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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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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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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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Line breaking in math mode

Under default settings a line can be broken in math mode after binary operator with \binoppenalty or after relation with \relpenalty. I'd like to preserve this behavior but alter the result so the ...
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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. ...
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Lyx - Enable emphasized text hyphenation, prevent overflow

I use emphasis in Lyx to indicate variables in a description of a computational algorithm. Some of these variables have a long name. Lyx does not attempt to hyphenate these variables when they enter ...
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Error when using selnolig and lua-check-hyphen: attempt to index global 'debug' (a boolean value)

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} % required for selnolig \usepackage{selnolig} \usepackage{lua-check-hyphen} \begin{document} Foo \end{document} Using my two favorite lualatex packages ...
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No hyphenation patterns were loaded for the language

I'm using babel package for spanish language. However, each time I compile my document, the package babel throws me a warning: Package babel Warning: No hyphenation patterns were loaded for (babel) ...
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Stop all hyphenation in beamerposter [duplicate]

I'm using beamerposter for the first time. I want to prevent all hyphenation. How can this be done?
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What's the benefit of loading babel when writing in English?

When writing in English what is the benefit of loading babel, by \usepackage[english]{babel}, except for the possibility of setting it to use specific English dialects as described in babel: english, ...
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How to make LaTeX properly hyphenate a word followed or preceded by a triple dash?

I'm using memoir class to write a novel. As it is widely known, writer comments inside novel characters' dialogues are usually enclosed between long dashes which in turn are written as a triple dash ...
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How to give BibTeX author names with diacritics and hyphen?

I am trying to give a bibtex record for an author whose name contains a diacritic and a hyphen. You may take this name as an example: Klopotsko Müller-Wachtendonk According to this answer I ...
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Words not affected by hyphenation algorithm

I was wondering is there a way to find out which words are not affected by hyphenation algorithm? Also, what would be the most appropriate (read: elegant) solution to deal with those words? I was ...
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eco package causing illegal hyphenation

I'm using the LaTeX eco package to default to text figures/\oldstylenums throughout my document. However, for some strange reason it seems to be causing TeX to think it's okay to hyphenate within ...
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A short hyphen in a math formula

In a LyX math formula, I want to write something like "r-number". However, the usual dash looks too long (like a minus sign). I am looking for a short, possibly upper hyphen. I couldn't find it in the ...