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Re: Suggestions

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  • Subject: [mg111658] Re: Suggestions
  • From: "Carl K. Woll" <carlw at wolfram.com>
  • Date: Mon, 9 Aug 2010 05:14:02 -0400 (EDT)


On 8/8/2010 6:22 AM, Fred Klingener wrote:
> On Aug 7, 1:31 am, John Fultz<jfu... at wolfram.com>  wrote:
>    
>> On Fri, 6 Aug 2010 06:56:53 -0400 (EDT), S. B. Gray wrote:
>>      
>>> This was posted in 2003:
>>>        
>>      
>>> "Selwyn Hollis"<selw... at earthlink.net>  wrote in message
>>>        
> ...
>    
>> Most of your list makes sense to me, but I'm curious about your point #1. What
>> about the word-wrapping frustrates you and what kind of system would you find
>> more rational?
>>      
> I'd love to figure out how to make Hyphenation use hyphens. There used
> to be options to set this, but AFAICT they went away, I don't know
> when. If they are still there, I can't find them in the docs and can't
> find them with exhaustive trial.
>    

Here's an example that turns on hyphenation:

TextCell[ExampleData[{"Text", "USConstitution"}],
  TextJustification -> 1, Hyphenation -> True,
  HyphenationOptions -> {"HyphenationCharacter" -> "\[Hyphen]"}]

Carl Woll
Wolfram Research
> I'd love to figure out some overall principles guiding fonts,
> indentation, justification, hyphenation, etc. when I'm led by other
> considerations to nest Styles, TextCells, Panes or Panels and other
> elements. A lot of the inheritance rules I imagine would apply don't.
>
> I'd love to see a more tolerant Google-like doc search facility.
>
> Thanks for listening,
> Fred Klingener
>
>    


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