[OS X TeX] Hyphenation issue.

Andrea Riciputi ariciputi at pito.com
Wed Feb 9 14:36:41 CET 2005

I see. Probably the problem arose because of my poor English knowledge. 
I've no idea that different dictionaries may not always agree on hyphen 

Thanks and sorry for the waste of time.

On 9 Feb 2005, at 13:08, Jonathan Kew wrote:

> There are different hyphenation conventions in the UK and USA; it 
> looks as though your system is configured for "english" to mean 
> "british" by default. You can explicitly give [british] or [american] 
> instead of [english], to tell it which to use. Results for the words 
> you mention:
> \usepackage[british]{babel}
>     pro-jec-ted  grav-it-a-tional  nu-mer-ical
> \usepackage[american]{babel}
>     pro-jected   grav-i-ta-tional  nu-mer-i-cal
> I notice that neither of these matches your suggestion for 
> gra-vitational, but I'd guess they're valid. (Note that different 
> dictionaries and other sources may not always agree on hyphen 
> positions, even within a single country!)
> JK

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