com.lowagie.text.pdf.hyphenation
Class Hyphen

java.lang.Object
  extended by com.lowagie.text.pdf.hyphenation.Hyphen
All Implemented Interfaces:
java.io.Serializable

public class Hyphen
extends java.lang.Object
implements java.io.Serializable

This class represents a hyphen. A 'full' hyphen is made of 3 parts: the pre-break text, post-break text and no-break. If no line-break is generated at this position, the no-break text is used, otherwise, pre-break and post-break are used. Typically, pre-break is equal to the hyphen character and the others are empty. However, this general scheme allows support for cases in some languages where words change spelling if they're split across lines, like german's 'backen' which hyphenates 'bak-ken'. BTW, this comes from TeX.

Author:
Carlos Villegas
See Also:
Serialized Form

Field Summary
 java.lang.String noBreak
           
 java.lang.String postBreak
           
 java.lang.String preBreak
           
 
Method Summary
 java.lang.String toString()
           
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait
 

Field Detail

preBreak

public java.lang.String preBreak

noBreak

public java.lang.String noBreak

postBreak

public java.lang.String postBreak
Method Detail

toString

public java.lang.String toString()
Overrides:
toString in class java.lang.Object


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