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Re: Word hyphenation in LilyPond version 2.18.2.

From: Urs Liska
Subject: Re: Word hyphenation in LilyPond version 2.18.2.
Date: Fri, 23 Dec 2016 09:26:51 +0100
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Am 23. Dezember 2016 08:45:15 MEZ, schrieb Werner LEMBERG <address@hidden>:
>> What we need is automatic hyphenation for lyrics ...  but the
>> standard algorithm (read the thesis ofFranklin Mark Liang) is not
>> optimal because it is not designed to find _all_ possible
>> hyphenations and because hyphenation for lyrics might differ from
>> the standard: German rules do not allow e.g. to hyphenate a word
>> like "über" in normal texts, but we would need "ü-ber" for lyrics.
>I think this is completely futile.  There are too many special cases,
>too many languages, too many author wishes, etc., etc.
>Hyphenation only makes sense for larger blocks of texts where text
>typography rules, not music typography.

Frescobaldi offers a ("destructive") hyphenation option using system installed 
dictionaries. This can save lots if time while giving total control to 
post-process the results.


>    Werner
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