FINDHYPH(1)                                                        FINDHYPH(1)

       findhyph - find words hyphenated by TeX in a document

       Copy findhyph or findhyph.bat (depending on OS used) to a directory
       included in system PATH. Perl interpreter is required to be in
       "/usr/bin/" for Unix-like systems or in PATH when using findhyph.bat.

       findhyph [options] foo.log

       To use this program:

       1)  set "\tracingparagraphs=1" in a TeX document foo.tex and run:

       2)  tex foo.tex

       3)  findhyph [options] foo.log

       If you are setting "\looseness=<N>" to optimize paragraphs, you need to
       pass that information to the file foo.log in a form "@looseness=<N>"
       (on a separate line). You can use a macro like
       "\def\setlooseness#1{\looseness=#1 \immediate\write-1{@looseness=#1}}"
       for this purpose. If the paragraph contains material in display math
       mode, you need to use the macro in all split parts of the paragraph.

       -c  display hyphenated words in context

       -f  display font selectors and other strings starting with a backslash

       -v  display program version

       -p  generate file containing information about one-letter prepositions
           and conjunctions left at the end of line

           use prepositions/conjunctions listed in STRING instead of default
           list of prepositions and conjunctions "kKsSvVzZoOuUiIA" used for
           Slovak and Czech language

           List of hyphenated words. All punctuation characters, parentheses
           and other character immediately preceding or following displayed
           words are included in this list. TeX constructs which are too
           difficult to display ("\hbox{}", "\mark{}" etc.) are shown as "[]".
           Math mode is indicated by "$" sign.

           Page numbers in square brackets refer to LOG file and may
           occasionally differ from the typeset document. The reason is that
           TeX may need to break more paragraphs than it would eventually fit
           on the page in order to find a page break.

           Words hyphenated in footnotes are listed before the words
           hyphenated in the paragraph in which the footnote is referenced.

           List of prepositions if option -p is used.

       1.0 (2001-04-08)

       o   public release

       2.0 (2009-08-10)

       o   fixes in line breaks detection algorithm; support for the third
           pass of line breaking algorithm in TeX (positive
           "\emergencystretch"); support for discretionary breaks in the first

       o   page number detection improved (recognized negative page numbers,
           compound page numbers when "\count1" to "\count9" registers are
           non-zero and "[nn{mapfile}]", "[nn<picture>]" and "[nn<newline>"
           formats used by pdfTeX; false page number detection should be much
           more rare)

       o   configurable list of prepositions and conjunctions

       o   hyphenated words can be displayed in context

       o   suggestions and testing by Pavel Sti

       3.0 (2012-02-01)

       o   fixed a bug when total paragraph demerits are negative

       o   "\looseness" setting is now taken into account (thanks to Karel
           Horak for identifying the issue)

       3.1 (2012-11-03)

       o   fixed displaying of hyphenated ligatures (bug reported by Karel

       3.2 (2012-11-21)

       o   improved example definition of the "\setlooseness" macro (thanks to
           Karl Berry)

       3.3 (2013-06-18)

       o   fixed the manual page as suggested by Eric S. Raymond

       3.4 (2015-10-18)

       o   fixed processing of logs produced using e-TeX's "\lastlinefit"
           option (bug reported by Karel Horak)

       o   fixed cross-platform handling of linebreaks in the input file

       This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
       under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the
       Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or any later

       Copyright (c) Martin Budaj <> 2000, 2001, 2009, 2012, 2015

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