[Tugindia] Stopping hyphenation

Radhakrishnan CV cvr at river-valley.org
Fri Apr 4 13:08:38 CEST 2003

>>>>> "Rai" == H S Rai <hsraidce at iitr.ernet.in> writes:

    Rai> Feb 27 at 9:29am +0530 Radhakrishnan CV wrote:

    >> With right kind of penalties and tolerance this can be
    >> controlled or made look good. For instance, see the two column
    >> journals of Institute of Physics where hyphenation is
    >> suppressed by default, but looks fine without much irritating
    >> looseness of lines.

    Rai> <snip>

    >> \def\nohyphens{\hyphenpenalty=10000\exhyphenpenalty=10000}

    Rai> But this disturb justification, matter goes into right margin
    Rai> some times.

That's true if you suppress hyphenation while retaining default
tolerance values.  You might change those to optimal values as well.



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