Yeah, I was looking at that class, but hoped there was a more "all in 
one" approach.

Thanks again for the input.


On Tuesday, October 8, 2002, at 05:28 PM, J.Pietschmann wrote:

> Jim Wright wrote:
>> I did. And it seems like the right class to use, but it looks like it 
>> just hyphenates one word at a time(?).
>> Can you point me toward which class decides which word is last on a 
>> line (measures text length), and hands it off to hyphenator? If I 
>> could just get a point of reference as to how Hyphenator is called by 
>> a specific block, I think I could ferret out the rest pretty quick. I 
>> checked the Javadoc, but couldn't find which class(es) used hyphenator 
>> on the block-level.
> Windows explorer can search for files containing certain text,
> on Unixes there is find|grep.
> The code you are asking for is in
> Be warned: it is very messy, and FOP does *not* hyphenate words, it
> just fakes it very successfully. One of the problems is that text
> making up a single word may be passed in multiple chunks to the
> routine doing the formatting, the other is that it isn't *really*
> clear what's a word if scripts are arbitrarily mixed. FOP is
> not language or script sensitive and just assumes that characters
> below € make up words, and everything else is just punctuation
> but is passed to the hyphenator anyway. In order to have proper word
> detection for hyphenation, a Unicode character property DB and TR29
> ( would be needed.
> J.Pietschmann
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