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Re: [libreoffice-users] RFC: Deleting automatically inserted hyphens


Den lör 20 juni 2020 kl 09:54 skrev Manfred Nowak <svv1999@hotmail.com>:

> > Those hyphens don't need to be deleted.
> I understand, that you believe to be able to live with once alive but now "Dead
> Code <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dead_code>".
>
> > If you preview your pages, you won't see them.
> This is plain wrong, because after several corrections exactly those
> hyphens, which are previously unused, are now used to break the paragraphs
> into lines---becoming seen thereby.
>

Isn't that supposed to happen? Maybe I'm not sure what you mean, then.


> In addition: on proof reading one cannot decide, whether a hyphen
>
> - was inserted manually, and therefore on purpose and correct, or
> - was inserted automatically by some previous automatic hyphenation,
> and therefore probably untested and faulty.
>
> Yes, you can. The automatically inserted ones have a gray background.

>
> -
>
> Together with a manually inserted hyphen, one can of course insert a
> remark, assuring the proof reader, that the marked hyphen is inserted
> manually to distinguish that hyphen from those automatically inserted ...
> ... ...
>

Ok, I'm pretty sure by now that I don't have a clue what you are talking
about. I guess I completely misunderstood you from the very first word. I
did some tests and I found nothing strange. I wrote some text, did that
automatic hyphen thing, some words were split as expected and hyphens were
added at the right places. I then added words here and there, and lines
were now splitted in other places. The hyphens that no longer filled a
purpose were still there, but when pre-viewing the document, or printing it
out, only the necessary hyphens are there, just as expected. I guess the
same thing happens when exporting to PDF, but I didn't try that. The
automatically inserted hyphens have a gray background and they take no
place, that's two ways to see the difference between automatically and
manually inserted hyphens.

Maybe you could just file a bug report, if you still are sure it's a bug,
and if you want it fixed.


Kind regards

Johnny Rosenberg


>
> -manfred
>
> ------------------------------
> *Von:* Johnny Rosenberg <gurus.knugum@gmail.com>
> *Gesendet:* Freitag, 19. Juni 2020 19:30
> *An:* Manfred Nowak <svv1999@hotmail.com>
> *Betreff:* Re: [libreoffice-users] RFC: Deleting automatically inserted
> hyphens
>
> Den fre 19 juni 2020 kl 14:30 skrev Manfred Nowak <svv1999@hotmail.com>:
>
> Whenever I have used the automatical hyphenation, the hyphens stay in the
> text even when they are needed no more; for example on changing the text of
> a paragraph or changing the geometry of the page _and_ then invoking the
> process of hyphenation again.
>
> The program should be able to delete those hyphens as automatical as they
> are inserted, when the fact that they are inserted automatically is saved
> somehow and the fact, whether they are still needed is computed on
> rehyphenation.
>
>
> Those hyphens don't need to be deleted. You see them on your screen, but
> they won't be printed, unless they are the last character of a line, so
> just don't worry about them. If you preview your pages, you won't see them.
>
> Kind regards
>
> Johnny Rosenberg
>
>
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