[NTG-context] Problem with Portuguese hyphenation

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Fri Feb 15 11:52:15 CET 2008



Maurí­cio wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> In Portuguese, the rule about hyphenating
> word that contain hyphens themselves is to
> preserve the hyphen in the next line. For
> instance, the sentence "Seria bom se eu
> pudesse tê-lo mantido como amigo, mas por
> mais bem-intencionado que eu fosse, não
> foi possivel" should be hyphenated like that
> (justification adapted just for that example):

Because there is no low-level support for this
in TeX, you will have to input such words as tê|_|lo.

Not very elegant, but it works.

Best wishes,
Taco


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