[NTG-context] Fwd: Hyphenation in multi-language projects

Steffen Wolfrum context at st.estfiles.de
Mon Oct 24 15:08:14 CEST 2022



> Anfang der weitergeleiteten Nachricht:
> 
> Von: Pablo Rodriguez via ntg-context <ntg-context at ntg.nl <mailto:ntg-context at ntg.nl>>
> Betreff: Aw: [NTG-context] Hyphenation in multi-language projects
> Datum: 14. September 2022 um 19:40:53 MESZ
> An: Denis Maier via ntg-context <ntg-context at ntg.nl <mailto:ntg-context at ntg.nl>>
> Kopie: Pablo Rodriguez <oinos at gmx.es <mailto:oinos at gmx.es>>
> Antwort an: mailing list for ConTeXt users <ntg-context at ntg.nl <mailto:ntg-context at ntg.nl>>
> 
> On 9/14/22 16:54, Denis Maier via ntg-context wrote:
>>> [...]
>>> Isn’t there a way to list exceptions that will work in *all*
>>> languages?
>> 
>> I thought that \hyphenation would work like that, or \startexceptions
>> without a language code. Apparently that's not the case.
> 
> \hyphenation only works for the given language:
> 
>  \hyphenation{macOS}
>  \starttext
>  \startTEXpage[offset=1em]
>  \currentlanguage:
>  \hyphenatedword{macOS}
> 
>  \startlanguage[fr]
>  \currentlanguage:
>  \hyphenatedword{macOS}
>  \stoplanguage
>  \stopTEXpage
>  \stoptext
> 
> But I’d say that \registerhyphenationexception[macOS] was
> language-independent for me some time ago. (Now it seems to work like
> \hyphenation.)
> 
> In any case, \registerhyphenationexception seems to have issues with
> ligatures:
> 
>  \setuphyphenation[method=traditional]
>  \registerhyphenationexception[steff-en macOS]
>  \registerhyphenationexception[it][steff-en macOS]
> 
>  \starttext
>  \startTEXpage[offset=1em]
>  \currentlanguage:
>  \hyphenatedword{steffen macOS}
> 
>  \startlanguage[it]
>  \currentlanguage:
>  \hyphenatedword{steffen macOS}
>  \stoplanguage
>  \stopTEXpage
>  \stoptext
> 
> If there isn’t a command to add language-indepented hyphenation
> exceptions or patterns, one for proper names (for people, products or
> companies) would be really useful.
> 
> Just in case Hans or other wizard may take a look at this,
> 
> Pablo


Hans, is there any news regarding Pablos wish?

Steffen

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