TeX/hyphenation

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Synopsis[edit]

\hyphenation{words}

Description[edit]

The \hyphenation{words} command declares allowed hyphenation points where words is a list of words, separated by spaces, in which each hyphenation point is indicated by a '-' character.

Example[edit]

\hyphenation{fortran er-go-no-mic}

Indicates that "fortran" cannot be hyphenated and indicates allowed hyphenation points for "ergonomic". This argument to this command should contain words composed only of normal letters (\catcode 11).