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Instant InDesign: Designing Templates for Fast and Efficient Page Layout by Gabriel Powell

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Hyphenation Settings

If your template requires hyphenation, turn on automatic hyphenation by selecting the Hyphenation option in the Paragraph or Control panel.

Hyphenation is based on the word list that is stored in the language dictionary associated with your text (Figure 10.20). You can control how InDesign hyphenates text by applying the appropriate language dictionary and setting the automatic hyphenation options found in the Hyphenation Settings dialog.

Figure 10.20. With the English dictionary applied, the Dutch text is not properly hyphenated (A). Applying the Dutch dictionary fixes the hyphenation (B).

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