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How can I manually correct the hyphenation? [closed]

asked 2014-07-12 18:21:04 +0200

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updated 2021-06-14 21:28:42 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

I am using LO on Mac OS X, with Libhyphen hyphenator, hunspell etc. installed. I am writing in German, with German spelling/hyphenation activated. No problems, but sometimes, the suggested hyphenation is simply wrong, and I can't find out how to manually correct/change the hyphenation in LO (this, for once, is easier in MS Word...). Your help is much appreciated! Thanks.

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answered 2014-07-13 06:29:02 +0200

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The Libhyphen files (under <install_location>/share/extensions/dict-de/hyph_* can themselves be edited. There does not appear to be a facility built into LO for editing the entries in these files. This may be due to the multiple / difficult nature of the entries e.g., in the en-GB version there are entries like:

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