Re: [xep-support] Hyphenation

From: David Tolpin (
Date: Thu Feb 06 2003 - 07:10:23 PST

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    > Hi,
    > We've noticed in some of our documents that the hyphenation is not matching
    > what we would expect. For example. the word "organizations" is hyphenated as
    > "organ-izations". According to Websters Dictionary, the syllables are at
    > "or-ga-ni-za-tions". So, we would expect the break at "orga-nizations" or
    > "organi-zations". We've been careful to make sure we are only using the
    > english pattern matching (ukhyphen.tex). Is there some way we can override
    > the pattern matching that currently is implemented with our own patterns or
    > a dictionary with the actual syllable breaks? I vaguely seem to remember
    > that we could do this in a previous version of XEP.


    are you using British or American hyphenation? They are different.

    Exceptions are in

    \hyphenation {


    section at the end of the file. Just add your pattern (or-ga-ni-za-tions) there.

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