Specifying hyphenation settings

You can customize hyphenation settings by applying hyphenation to words containing capital letters and specifying the minimum number of characters required in a word for hyphenation to occur. You can also specify the minimum number of letters before and after a hyphen, as well as the distance from the right margin that CorelDRAW starts hyphenating words (also called the hot zone).

To hyphenate words containing capital letters

1 Select the Paragraph text frame or paragraph with the Text tool.

2 Click Text, Format Text.

3 Click the Space tab.

4 Enable the Use Automatic Hyphenation check box.

5 Click the Hyphenation Settings button.

6 Enable the Break Capitalized check box to hyphenate words with initial or all capital letters.

To specify the minimum number of characters a word requires for hyphenation

1 Select the Paragraph text frame or paragraph with the Text tool.

2 Click Text, Format Text.

3 Click the Space tab.

4 Enable the Use Automatic Hyphenation check box.

5 Click the Hyphenation Settings button.

6 Type a value in the Minimum Word Length box.

To specify the minimum number of characters before a hyphen

1 Follow steps 1 to 5 from the previous procedure.

2 Type a value in the Minimum Characters Before box.

To specify the minimum number of characters after a hyphen

1 Follow steps 1 to 5 from the "To specify the minimum number of characters a word requires for hyphenation" procedure.

2 Type a value in the Minimum Characters After box.

To specify the hot zone for hyphenation

1 Follow steps 1 to 4 from the "To specify the minimum number of characters a word requires for hyphenation" procedure.

2 Click the Hyphenation Settings button in the Hyphenation section.

3 Type a value in the Hot Zone box to specify the distance from the right margin that you want CorelDRAW to start hyphenating words.

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