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Re: Text hyphenation

From: Janek Warchoł
Subject: Re: Text hyphenation
Date: Sun, 25 Sep 2011 12:05:24 +0200

2011/9/24 Bertrand Bordage <address@hidden>:
> 2011/9/23 Janek Warchoł <address@hidden>
>> Hi Bertrand,
>> 2011/9/23 Bertrand Bordage <address@hidden>:
>> > * making a system that allows to specify where a word is breakable (like
>> > \-
>> > in LaTeX);
>> I vote for this because it seems most multi-language friendly.  I.e.,
>> implementing hyphenation rules for all major languages (i'm interested
>> at least in english, polish and latin) seems a big pain (or are free
>> libraries about it avaiable?).
> Thanks, Janek!
> I worked on this yesterday. I chose '--' instead of '\-'. The result is
> great (see attached).

Maybe it could work like -- in lyrics?  I mean, it would be nice to be
able to write a variable
someText = { some de -- mon -- stra -- tion text, hoo -- ray! }
and then either use it as lyrics, or use it as a markup with hyphenation.
What do you think?


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