[texhax] Hyphenation of "2,5-dimethylfuran" and its ilk

Uwe Lueck uwe.lueck at web.de
Thu May 15 19:22:47 CEST 2014

John Simmie 15 May 2014 14:50:

> The ordinary command \hyphenation{} in a LaTeX document works well
> but only for letters.  Extdash.sty covers those cases where the text
> contains a hyphen naturally as in “Twisletown-MacSwiddelpipes”
> But how can globally hyphenate chemical names which can contain both
> digits (these can also be primed) & hyphens ?
> eg 5-methyl-2(3H)-furanone, 4,​4'-​oxybis[benzenamine, etc

What is wrong with 5\=/methyl-2(3H)\=/furanone under extdash.sty?


  Uwe Lück.

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