[NTG-context] How to repeat the hyphen?

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Thu Mar 21 16:45:49 CET 2019


Hi,

\definebreakpoint [compound] [-] [nleft=3,nright=3,type=4]
\setbreakpoints[compound]

But also check the wiki, there can be side-effects to \setbreakpoints[compound]

  https://wiki.contextgarden.net/Compound_words


Best wishes,
Taco

> On 21 Mar 2019, at 16:23, Tomas Hala <tomas.hala at mendelu.cz> wrote:
> 
> Hi all,
> 
> in composed words with hyphen inside (e.g. modro-zelený = blue-green), the
> hyphen character must be repeated at the beginning of the new line
> (modro-/-zelený). This rule is obligatory for Czech and Slovak typesetting.
> 
> I am able to implement this feature by defining a new command (see \def\= below)
> but it means that all appearances of "-" must be replaced (manually) in the source
> text. I tried all options of \setuphyphenation but no one gives the correct
> result. 
> 
> Is there any way in ConTeXt how to set it by default?
> 
> Best wishes,
> 
> Tomáš
> 
> %%%%%% MWE:
> 
> \starttext\mainlanguage[cz]
> \def\myboxik#1#2{\start\setuphyphenation[cz][method=#1]\startframedtext[width=1dd]\hbox{{\bf#1}}\crlf#2\stopframedtext\stop\par}
> \def\mybox#1{\myboxik{traditional}{#1}\myboxik{default}{#1}\myboxik{expanded}{#1}\myboxik{original}{#1}\myboxik{tex}{#1}\myboxik{hyphenate}{#1}\myboxik{none}{#1}}
> 
> \mybox{modro-zelený}
> 
> \def\={\discretionary{-}{-}{-}}
> \mybox{modro\=zelený}
> \stoptext
> 
> %%%%%%
> 
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Taco Hoekwater
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