[pdftex] Re: hyperref and hyphenation problems

E GCP egcp at hotmail.com
Fri Oct 5 18:10:03 CEST 2001

Well, I noticed that if I comment out \usepackage{babel} from my latex file 
the problem below goes away (i.e. my bibtex (natbib) references get 
hyphenated correctly). My question is What do I loose by not using the babel 
package? and Is this a bug somewhere?


>When I use hyperref my bibtex references do not get hyphenated except >at 
>year. For example, in Kucharik et al.,1999 the break to the next >line
>happens after the ".," and that leaves "al.," hanging outside the >margin.
>Whereas, if I don't use hyperref the break happens correctly after >"et".
>Likewise, lastnames in the bibtex citations are not allowed to be
>hyphenated, leaving the names outside of the right margin.
>Hyperref is a great package, but this is a big problem.
>pdfTeX version 3.14159-14h-released-20010417 (Web2C
>hyperref 2000/01/22 v6.69c Hypertext links for LaTeX

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