[reportlab-users] Really long words

Robin Becker robin at reportlab.com
Tue Jun 28 03:35:07 EDT 2005

Jacob Abraham wrote:
> Hi All,
> I notice that in a three column document layout when
> words are larger than the width of the column, text
> overflows into the next column. Please guide me to
> best way in which I can solve this.
> Regards,
> Jacob Abraham
.... unfortunately we've never got round to hyphenation algorithms 
although someone did contribute a C extension for doing it. It would 
require adding to the already over complex Paragraph class.
Robin Becker

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