We render PDF Documents using latex in a german speaking medical environment.
Since the built-in hyphenation mechanisms of latex result in word-breaks that seem awkward to the users, we chose to disable hyphenation via
But in our case this solution is too restrictive since it even prevents word-breaks on (compound)words that contain an explicit dash (or even more so, an explicit latex-hyphenation-control-sequence).
I was not able to find a way to tell latex to break on dashes (or otherwise marked characters) only. Can someone help me out? I would really appreciate any help here.