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### Allow optional space [duplicate]

I'm writing a book in a language that has lengthy words yet poor support/scope for hyphenation. My current book is far from justified. I would like to manually mark places within words where LaTeX ...
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### Automatic linebreak on specific character

Based on my old question Push long words in a new line, I search for a possibility to allow linebreak on specific character. For example in my case I want to break on "_" (underscore). \...
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### How to break long word containing symbols but with no hyphen?

Below is my minimum working example: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,draft]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} ...
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### Replace hyphenation character by a backwards arrow

I am setting e.g. directory names in a typewriter font. These names can become long. With the hyphenat package, I enabled hyphenation. Now, what is missing, is that the hyphenation character is ...
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### Babel: Add german language shorthands

I want to use the German language shorthands provided by babel with other languages; the main language of the document is German. In following MWE the shorthands "= and /"" don't work when the ...
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### How to automatically break “a long word with underscore” in a cell of table, using longtabu package?

I use longtabu package for creating tables, because the table can be very long (several pages) and i need automatic linebreak(or wordbreak) if the sentence(or a single word) in certain cell is too ...
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### Prevent line break of dash inital words — hyphenation problems

As my question hasn't been answered yet, I decided to rephrase it. I will try to simply the working example and specify my question. I'm writing a dictionary that contains grammatical forms which are ...
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### Words with dot and linebreak

I have a sentence with the word "ASP.NET", but half of the word doesn't fit in the current line anymore. There is no hyphenation which is quite ok, but latex doesn't insert a linebreak before the word,...