# [NTG-context] hyphenating \ConTeXt

Fri Jan 17 19:18:46 CET 2014

On Fri, 17 Jan 2014, Pablo Rodriguez wrote:

> On 01/15/2014 11:56 PM, Marco Patzer wrote:
>> On 2014–01–15 Pablo Rodriguez wrote:
>>
>>> how should I invoke \hyphenation so it hyphens the \ConTeXt command?
>>
>> \ConTeXt is defined as “Con\TeX t” and \TeX uses kerns and boxes,
>> both of which suppress hyphenation. AFAIK there's no easy way around
>> it.
>
> Many thanks for your help, Marco.
>
> I would like to hyphenate ConTeXt as the standard English word (Con-TeXt).
>
> Sorry for having to explain that ;-), but I’m writing an introduction to
> ConTeXt in Spanish. I had already rewritten two sentences in less than
> five pages to avoid the not-hyphenated ConTeXt word.
>
> Is there no simpler way to do this?

\starttext

\hsize 4mm

\CONTEXT

\def\CONTEXT{Con\discretionary{}{-}{}\TeX{}t}

\CONTEXT

% Or if you dislike the way TeX is typeset

\def\CONTEXT{ConTeXt}

\CONTEXT

\stoptext