[scribus] Poor hyphenation in french language

Kjö Hansi Glaz kjo at a4nancy.net.eu.org
Wed Jul 11 14:43:59 UTC 2012


> Some examples:
> Some short words like avant, comme, guerre, cannot by hyphenated
> at all. Words like nation, situation, libération (ending -tion)
> are hyphenated before the last two characters (-ti-on), which is
> wrong. Many verbs in the third person plural end like -ient, -aient
> etc but a hyphen is wrongly placed into that last syllable.
> I've finished the book by inserting many soft-hyphens with ctrl-
> shift-"-" and also filling the exceptions list. But this solution
> is very fragile. If any small change should be made in the text
> or the layout, many hyphens and line endings have to be checked
> again.
> Is this really a problem of scribus or am I doing something
> basically wrong?
I thought I experienced the same problem but I cannot reproduce it now
with scribus 1.4.0 on debian wheezy/testing. None of the words you
experienced problems with are hypenated wrong. If you can give me an
example docuemnt to try I would be happy to contribute.



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