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Re: Foreign language syllable division rules



On Sun, Feb 07, 1999 at 06:31:35PM +0100, Matej Vela wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 07, 1999 at 04:18:08PM +0100, Martin Schulze wrote:
> > 
> > I was asked today how to enable foreign language syllable division
> > rules for manpages.  Can you give me a hint or an idea to look
> > at?
> 
> Take the corresponding TeX hyphenation file (eg. from
> /usr/lib/texmf/tex/generic/hyphen/), remove or comment out everything
> but the contents of the \patterns macro, and save it as
> /usr/share/groff/tmac/hyphen.<LANGUAGE>.
> 
> Then change /usr/share/groff/tmac/troffrc (the ``.do hla'' line and
> the ``.do hpf'' line) so that it uses the newly created hyphenation
> patterns.

And then, if it works, send it to me, or raise a wishlist bug to groff, 
so I'll se to include in the package.

fab


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