[NTG-context] Hyphenation peculiarity.

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Wed Dec 29 15:10:51 CET 2004

Hi John,

Your format is probably missing the hyphenation patterns for english
(I ran into the same problem last week):

  # texexec --make en
  language       : no patterns en for en (n=1) (lang-en.pat,ukhyph.tex
  language       : no hyphenations en for en (n=1)
  language       : no patterns uk for uk (n=2) (lang-uk.pat,ukhyph.tex
  language       : no hyphenations uk for uk (n=2)

John Culleton wrote:
> I noted that context seems to be most reluctant to hyphenate. So I ran a test 
> file through plain tex, pdftex and Context and checked the results. Context 
> hyphenated less than the other two.
> The manual does not say much about hyphenation. I am using a fresh TeXLive 
> install. 
> Here is the top part of the log----------------------------------------------- 
> This is pdfeTeXk, Version 3.141592-1.20a-2.2 (Web2C 7.5.3) (format=cont-en 
> 2004.12.28)  28 DEC 2004 17:14
> entering extended mode
>  %&-line parsing enabled.
>  (/usr/TeX/texmf/web2c/natural.tcx)
> **&cont-en hypph.tex
> (./hypph.tex
> ConTeXt  ver: 2004.11.17  fmt: 2004.12.28  int: english  mes: english
> language       : language en is active
> Here is the test file--------------------------------------------
> \hsize 2in
> \input knuth.tex
> \bye
> It seems to act as if the hyphenation dictionary weren't here. If I put in a 
> discretionary hyphen  Context will use it. 

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