[Scribus] How teaching hyphenation?

Christoph Schäfer christoph-schaefer
Wed Nov 30 20:56:19 CET 2005

Craig Bradney schrieb:

> On Wednesday 30 November 2005 12:45, Eilert wrote:
>>Hi Craig,
>>Craig Bradney schrieb:
>>>On Wednesday 30 November 2005 08:15, Eilert wrote:
>>>>The other day, I found a hyphenation mistake (the first one I ever
>>>>discovered in Scribus). One word was taken apart at the wrong place
>>>>"Unterrichtss-toff" instead of "Unterrichts-stoff".
>>>>Is there a way to "teach" the auto-hyphenation new words?
>>>Can you please test in OpenOffice.org too?
>>Yes, you're right, OOo 2.0 makes the same mistake. It proposes three
>>places in the word, and one of them is wrong: Un-ter-richtss-toff
>>instead of Un-ter-richts-stoff.
>>Well, but does this answer my question? The text was imported from OOo
>>into Scribus, but Scribus ignores the hyphenation made by OOo, doesn't
>>it. So the question remains, is there a way to define exceptions?
> No, there is not a way, but as we use OO.org files, this is where the error 
> comes from.
> Craig

Hi Rolf,

maybe you want to try the traditional hyphenation file for OO.o. You can 
download it here: http://www.j3e.de/myspell/hyph_de_OLDSPELL.zip.

After downloading, unzip and rename the file to hyph_de_DE.dic. Rename 
the original hyph_de_DE.dic to something else and copy the new file to 
your respective Scribus directory. Now Scribus should avoid nonsensical 

Traditional German hyphenation was largely influenced by typesetters, so 
you will most likely get better results.



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