# [luatex] fontspec prevents hyphenation

Pablo Rodríguez oinos at web.de
Mon Nov 22 16:20:22 CET 2010

On 11/22/2010 02:02 PM, Stephan Hennig wrote:
> Am 22.11.2010 13:22, schrieb Taco Hoekwater:
>
>> The problematic case seems to be: a combination of a non-letter in one
>> font, followed by a letter in another font. LuaTeX does not consider
>> that a valid word start. I will add an item to the tracker database.
>
> There's another problem with fontspec and hyphenation involving only
> letters, but font switching, too. You can find the (short) discussion on
> lualatex-dev at

Thanks for pointing this out, Stephan.

I guess that the problem might be the same (or very similar).

(\emph{hyphenation)} won't be hyphenated, but (\itshape{hyphenation})
will be.

Just in case it helps,

Pablo
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