# [luatex] query the value of \hyphenationmin

David Carlisle d.p.carlisle at gmail.com
Fri Dec 18 18:24:14 CET 2015

```On 18 December 2015 at 17:00, Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl> wrote:
> On 12/18/2015 2:38 PM, David Carlisle wrote:
>>
>> Should the new \hyphenationmin be usable with \the and \showthe, like
>> \lefthyphenmin?
>>
>> Currently if I want to see the current effective value I get from
>>
>>
>> \show\lefthyphenmin
>> \showthe\lefthyphenmin
>> \show\hyphenationmin
>> \showthe\hyphenationmin
>>
>>
>>> \lefthyphenmin=\lefthyphenmin.
>>
>> l.4 \show\lefthyphenmin
>>
>> ?
>>>
>>> 2.
>>
>> l.5 \showthe\lefthyphenmin
>>
>> ?
>>>
>>> \hyphenationmin=\hyphenationmin.
>>
>> l.6 \show\hyphenationmin
>>
>> ?
>> ! You can't use `\hyphenationmin' after \the.
>> l.7 \showthe\hyphenationmin
>>
>> ?
>
>
> because the value is stored with the language

I wondered about that but same is true for \lefthyphenmin isn't it?
that is also documented as being stored per language.
In any case there should be some way of testing any set value, really.

> (as with \preexhyphenchar cum
> suis) ... i'll add \the-ers for those that makes sense, fwiw
>
> Hans

David

>

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