[scribus] How to hyphenate?

John Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Fri May 2 18:09:43 CEST 2008

On Friday 02 May 2008 09:19:45 am Gregory Pittman wrote:
> John Culleton wrote:
> > After I put text into the story editor, how do I cause it to be
> > hyphenated? I have tried clicking on the hyphenate selection in
> > the story editior and outside the story editor when the text
> > block is sellected etc.  Is this a global setting that must be
> > set before the text block is created?
> >
> > The instructions in the online manual are too terse to be useful
> > to me.
> Hyphenation is off by default. In the main window, click Extras >
> Hyphenate Text with a text frame selected to turn it on for that
> frame. You can also set your default behavior in File > Document
> Setup > Hyphenator, or File > Preferences > Hyphenator.
> Greg
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I did the frame bit and nothing happened. But when I changed the 
preferences for hyphenation I found that I did not have any language 
choices, which leads me to believe that there is a hyphen file 
missing. I have Open Office installed.  Is that the source for the 
hyphen file or should I download one elsewhere? What would be the 
file name for (American) English?

Thanks as always for your guidance. 

John Culleton
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