[luatex] Hyphenation in plain TeX

Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.lists at gmail.com
Fri Oct 8 09:33:52 CEST 2010

On Fri, Oct 8, 2010 at 09:10, Vladimir Lomov wrote:
> Hi.
> Could someone tell how to make hyphenation work in plain LuaTeX?
> I tried something like that
> <code>
> \input luaotfload.sty
> \font\test={file:cmunrm.otf}
> \input loadhyph-de-1996.tex

In theory the following is supposed to select a language in plain TeX:
but I don't even know how to change the default font in plain LuaTeX,
so I'm not sure how to test it.

> \input <text on German>
> \bye
> </code>

> P.S. I tried with French as well I got the same error message but for
> Russian I didn't. Well no hyphenation in either case.

To hyphenate Russian, one would need to fix something in
luatex/lualatex formats first.


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