[XeTeX] Hyphenation of strings of more than 63 characters

Philip Taylor P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Sat Mar 19 21:18:54 CET 2016

Peter Mukunda Pasedach wrote:

> I finally managed to build it in such a way that it identifies itself
> with the right version number, I had to do a new clone of the sources
> for that, didn't find out how to clean them up. Now how do I set the
> parameter, as \XeTeXhyphenatablelength=1023 somewhere in my preamble
> or as a command line option to xelatex? The former I'm afraid doesn't
> work.

Could it be that in this line from Jonathan lies a clue ?

>> Note that xetex.fmt (and any other .fmt files) will need to be rebuilt with
>> the new version.

Philip Taylor

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