[OS X TeX] breaking word/word/word

Morten Høgholm morten.hoegholm at gmail.com
Fri Jul 1 15:55:04 EDT 2005

On Fri, 01 Jul 2005 21:39:59 +0200, Alain Schremmer  
<Schremmer.Alain at verizon.net> wrote:

> I have the sentence
>     In this course we will be dealing with objects sitting on a
>     counter/desk/table and we will represent these objects on a
>     board/notebook.
> and LaTeX will not break counter/desk/table which thus extends into the  
> margin. Is there a way to force it to break it?

Use \slash instead of /. Alternatively, the babel system has some methods  
to deal with this - lookup the documentation part for English.
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