automatic hyphenation

automatic hyphenation

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A feature of some word processors which can insert hyphens into words which would otherwise extend beyond the right hand margin of the page.

More advanced word processors may have options to control the position of the hyphen, to restrict certain words from being hyphenated, and to allow custom dictionaries of hyphenation points to be built up.
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The built-in word processor offers a number of sophisticated features, including: insert, delete, cut, paste, and copy; plain, bold underline and italic styles; 30 typefaces plus resident printer fonts, with font sizes from five to 72 points; superscripts and subscripts; search and replace; automatic hyphenation and soft hyphenation; mail merge for creating personalized mailings with the contact manager database; center, left, and full justification; three levels of indent; adjustable margins and tabs; and support for ASCII, Spinnaker Eight-In- One, and Word Publisher 5.
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