[scribus] Hyphenation/justification settings

Pierre Marchand capparis at free.fr
Fri Jul 24 15:19:35 CEST 2009

Vous (Bjørn-Helge Mevik) avez écrit :
> avox wrote:
> > Tornóci László-2 wrote:
> >> So yes, I agree with John, better H&J is necessary. Now that we have TeX
> >> frames, is there a way to link them the way we do text frames? Guess
> >> not, but perhaps Scribus could pass linked text frames to TeX after some
> >> filtering?
> >
> > That's also planned. A future version will allow linking of imageframes,
> > so they
> > can be filled with multipage images. I also have some idea for a magical
> > TeX interface that passes frame information and more to TeX, but I don't
> > know when
> > I'll find time for that.
> Forgive me if this is impossible, or has been discussed and decided
> upon -- I'm quite new to Scribus:
> Has it been considered to implement the TeX hyphenation and line
> breaking algorithms in Scribus?  Escpecially the hyphenation algorithm
> is IMHO far superior to anything else I've seen.  With hyphenation
> patterns that are readily available, it is even able to hyphenate
> Norwegian almost 100% correctly, even though Norwegian contains lots
> of compound words and generally has quite different hyphenation rules
> than English.

Hyphenation as found in TeX has been made available through libhnj, which is 
used in a wide variety of packages, including Scribus. 

Pierre Marchand

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