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Inconsistent hyphenation (Silbentrennung) in German

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There seems to be an issue in the hyphenation dictionary with the word part 'ionie', as in funktionieren, fusionieren, passionieren, visionieren, spionieren, etc.


Does someone know a way to fix it myself with standard tools?
If I open in APub.app -> hyph_de_DE.dic with a text editor I don't see markers within 'ionie' in the according words, even not the correct hyphenation at 'io–nie'.

macOS 10.14.6, MacBookPro Retina 15" + Eizo 27"

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Does the same issue occur in other applications on Mac?

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Similar problem in spanish ES-es hyphenation.
It's an old-known problem in the (otherwise good) AFF apps.

But, the real problem is that hyphenation rules are not so complex, really!...
For instance <http://www.reglasdeortografia.com/divisionpalabras.html> or <http://hispanoteca.eu/gramáticas/Gramática española/División de palabras final renglón.htm> or <https://jacarandase.es/division-de-palabras-a-final-de-linea/>


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I can confirm that in Spanish the hyphenation makes a lot of incorrect/forbidden partitions (And it makes it horribly wrong, like breaking sylabes), that only happens on the Affinity apps. In fact, I desisted on using the Spanish hyphen rules and I use the ones for Latin, because it works much better. :13_upside_down:

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Hi @Helmar,

Could you attach your afpub file which shows the hyphenation issues?

There is defiantly something going on here, as in our tests we get totally different results to other apps which use the same dictionary system.  Once i've got the file, i can get this logged with the Dev team for further investigation :)  

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On 5/17/2022 at 8:57 PM, thomaso said:

Just in case: the .afpub to my screenshot above.

v1105 hyphenation German -ionie-.afpub

@stokerg : That should suffice, methinks. I would have to send you an entire book, so please check with tomaso's file, and forward to the dev team, including the Spanish issue mentioned above. Thanks so much for all your help!


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9 minutes ago, Helmar said:

And another one. Correct "hyphenation" would in this case be "hochentwik- kelte" or at least "hochent- wickelte", but certainly not "hochentwi- ckelte".

In this case I disagree, sorry. Unfortunately the most recent "Deutsche Rechtschreibreform" allows in particular such a hyphenation of 'ck' or 'kk'. (... and others which conflict likewise with earlier rules, for instance Chir•urg, Päd•ago•gik)



A general additional problem seems to be that German now uses 3 different dictionaries based on different years. For example, ID has three additional sub-folders in its dictionaries: 1901, 1996, 2006, to cover different expectations, habits or needs.



(p.s., @Helmar: auf S. 304, letzter Absatz, stimmt was mit der Formulierung nicht: "die so … genannt.")

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8 minutes ago, thomaso said:

In this case I disagree, sorry

 Okie dokie. Got it. 🙂



 (p.s., @Helmar: auf S. 304, letzter Absatz, stimmt was mit der Formulierung nicht: "die so … genannt.")

Oopsie. Danke dir!

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