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Re: [Groff] hyphenation problems

From: Ralph Corderoy
Subject: Re: [Groff] hyphenation problems
Date: Mon, 05 Feb 2001 16:25:19 +0000

Hi Christian and Jon,

> > This isn't a complaint about the fix, but hypens at the end of two
> > lines in a row sure looks ugly.  I have faint recollections of
> > something somewhere, TeX?, lout?, deliberately bearing this in mind.
> > Does this sound familiar to anyone?
> From the troff.1 manpage:
>      .hlm n
>           Set  the maximum number of consecutive hyphenated lines
>           to n.  If n is negative,  there  is  no  maximum.   The
>           default value is -1.  This value is associated with the
>           current environment.  Only lines output from  an  enviĀ­
>           ronment  count towards the maximum associated with that
>           environment.  Hyphens resulting from  \%  are  counted;
>           explicit hyphens are not.

Ah, closer to home.  It's gtroff :-)

Thanks to both of you for pointing it out.


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