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

Adrian Fronda Adrian at TransnationalRepublic.org
Tue Aug 23 11:12:41 CEST 2016

Thank you Arthur for your idea.

The problem is that no word is hyphenated after the lines quoted below. Also when I comment out \flushleft, the hyphenating does happen. 

Again, many thanks,

> On 22 Aug 2016, at 17:11, Arthur Reutenauer <arthur.reutenauer at normalesup.org> wrote:
>> 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.
> 	Best,
> 		Arthur

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