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Adequate hyphenation of words already containing a hyphen

Unlike in English, in German there are quite a few words that contain a hyphen, e.g., "Arbeiter-Unfallversicherung" (workers' accident insurance). By default, (La)TeX will only break such words after ...
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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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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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Enable extra hyphenation points for compound words that already contain a hyphen character?

Friends :), I would like to have compound words that contain hyphen characters, such as "Baden-Württemberg", to be permitted to be hyphenated at all points in the component words as well (here: "Ba-...
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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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Allow Latex to hyphenate words with dashes

I know from this and this question that LaTeX won't hyphenate a word that already contains a hyphen. This can be circumvented by using the extdash package that provides a special replacement that ...
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How to hyphenate properly at an em-dash?

I am using em-dashes---for interjections---in text. Based on Why can words with hyphen char not be hyphenated? I'm using a \hyphenchar definition to let pdfTeX hyphenate words attached to em-dashes: \...
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Switch meaning of hyphenation commands

I am writing a German text with many words containing a hyphen (IR-Spektrum, Raman-Spektrum, UHV-Kammer, EPR-Spektroskopie etc.) using pdfLaTeX. In order to allow hyphenation at all reasonable break ...
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References not respecting margins with biblatex

I am using biblatex with the biber backend for my bibliography. The problem I encountered is that margins are not always respected. It seems to be a fairly common issue, cf. these possibly related ...
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Hyphenation of bold font

I am getting unexpected hyphenation behavior when using bold font. Below is the output using normal font. Below is when using bold font. Note that font is not justified on the right side. Source ...
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Hyphenation issues with acronyms (acrlong) and with compound words

I'm getting a few "overfull \hbox" error with compounded words of the "longword1-longword2" kind, with "longword1-" exceeding the margin. This can be solved by defining custom hyphenation ("\long-...
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Text flowing out in two column format [duplicate]

This is the code: \documentclass[sttt]{svjour} \usepackage{graphics} \begin{document} % \title{Title} \author{Author} % % \institute{Institute} % \date{Received: date / Revised version: date} \...