[tex-hyphen] Why does "\-" not work?

Arthur Reutenauer arthur.reutenauer at normalesup.org
Mon Aug 22 18:11:53 CEST 2016

> If before the word to be hyphenated I have the two subsequent commands:
> \paragraph{ddd}
> ddd
> \flushleft
> then that blocks any sort of hypenating. Commenting out any of these two commands solves the problem. 

  It’s likely that your problem is simply a consequence of TeX not
hyphenating the first word in a paragraph (except for LuaTeX), and you
may run into this in other situations.



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