[texhax] Redefining hyphenchar

Sridhar M.A. sridharma at gmail.com
Tue May 10 15:27:55 CEST 2005

On 5/9/05, P.Taylor <P.Taylor at rhul.ac.uk> wrote:
> One approach would be to redefine \hyphenchar,
> as in
>         \hyphenchar \font = 128
> This will produce an "invisible" hyphen when used
> with the CM fonts or with any other fonts in which
> only the first 128 positions are populated.
This is where I said I am a novice. I put the above in the preamble of
a document which does not include any fancy fonts, etc. Still, I get
the hyphen as '-' rather than an invisible character. Do I need to do
some more stuff before I can get this working correctly?


Sridhar M.A.

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