[OS X TeX] hyphenation in longtable

Chabot Denis chabotd at globetrotter.net
Fri Feb 9 15:26:06 EST 2007

Oh well, now I know!

Thanks Peter,

Le 07-02-09 à 14:56, Peter Dyballa a écrit :

> Am 09.02.2007 um 20:34 schrieb Chabot Denis:
>> I thought that the instructions to hyphenate (which I never  
>> issued, happens by default, fortunately) should continue to the  
>> content of that file, no? So it must be that inside longtable it  
>> does not happen, at least not automatically.
> In tables hyphenation is disabled – how could TeX compute the  
> optimal width of a cell? If TeX would hyphenate the words, the  
> cells would become very narrow and all tables pretty long and  
> pretty slender.
> --
> Greetings
>   Pete
> "If builders built buildings the way programmers write programs,  
> then the first woodpecker that came along would destroy civilization."
>                                  -- Weinberg's Second Law

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