[lltx] Hyphenation problems

Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard mpg at elzevir.fr
Fri Nov 5 13:27:05 CET 2010

Le 05/11/2010 09:43, Taco Hoekwater a écrit :
> On 11/05/2010 09:32 AM, Simon Spiegel wrote:
>> On 05.11.2010, at 08:52, Will Robertson wrote:
>>> On 05/11/2010, at 6:12 PM, Simon Spiegel wrote:
>>>> I'm currently working on a 200 pages book which uses Stempel Garamond LT Pro. Here I regularly get unhyphenated words which stick out at the end of the line. When I run the same document with pdfLaTeX and type 1 fonts, the hyphenation is handled well.
>>> What happens when you use \showhyphens to look at where the hyphens should occur?
>> \showhyphens brought me on to something really interesting. Compare the the following minimal examples:
> Sorry, I am slow on the uptake this week. All this is caused by
> the bug mentioned in this thread:
>    http://tug.org/pipermail/luatex/2010-October/002077.html
I remembered only when Simon pointed to "--" in the text, too. Anyway, I'm glad
the hyphenation issue is solved.

Just out of curiosity, to you happen to have a idea about Will's observation:

Le 05/11/2010 08:26, Will Robertson a écrit :
> \newlength\tmp
> \setlength\tmp{\widthof{Heute, mit einigen Jahrzehnten Abstand}}
> \showthe\tmp
> XeLaTeX outputs 174.54298pt and LuaLaTeX outputs 179.13103pt.


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