[texhax] hyphenation ...

Ian.Collier at comlab.ox.ac.uk Ian.Collier at comlab.ox.ac.uk
Tue Nov 16 17:39:26 CET 2004

dlesmond at tulane.edu writes:
>  A journal (Journal of Financial Economics) does NOT want hyphenation.
>Unfortunately, TeX hyphenates so well that forcing no hyphenation using:

>    \hyphenpenalty=10000 

>causes the tolerance to be exceeded and nasty blocks placed at the end
>of the line where hyphenation should occur.

You can set \pretolerance=10000 (this also disables hyhpenation without
needing the above settings) but you may end up with many underfull lines
which can look rather ugly.  It might look better than those overfull lines,

[By the way, this isn't mentioned in FAQ-hyphoff.html if anyone cares...]
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