[XeTeX] Chinese hyphenation

Andy Lin kiryen at gmail.com
Mon Dec 5 08:56:56 CET 2011

Hyphenation or linebreaking?
If the latter, try adding this to your preamble:
\XeTeXlinebreaklocale "zh"

If you're talking about romanized text, I'm not sure.


On Sun, Dec 4, 2011 at 23:13, Matthew Overland
<matthewoverland at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear all
> I was just wondering how to get xelatex to correctly hyphenate Chinese
> text.  At the moment it will only ever hyphenate where there is a space or
> some punctuation.  It treats any continuous block of characters as a single
> word that cannot be broken up.
> Is there a package I can use, or do I have to specify the hyphenation
> manually?
> Thanks a lot
> Matthew
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