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CTAN update: luavlna

Date: May 3, 2024 6:56:51 PM CEST
Michal Hoftich submitted an update to the luavlna package. Version: 0.1m 2024-05-02 License: lppl1.3 Summary description: Prevent line breaks after single letter words, units, or academic titles Announcement text:
Bug fix release: - fixed handling of spaces between number and unit that are placed at the end of paragraph - try to find the language ID number using \l@<langname> command
The package’s Catalogue entry can be viewed at https://ctan.org/pkg/luavlna The package’s files themselves can be inspected at https://mirrors.ctan.org/macros/luatex/generic/luavlna/
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Petra Rübe-Pugliese
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luavlna – Prevent line breaks after single letter words, units, or academic titles

In some languages, like Czech or Polish, there should be no single letter words at the end of a line, according to typographical norms. This package handles such situations using Lua’s callback mechanism. In doing this, the package can detect languages used in the text and insert spaces only in parts of the document where languages requiring this feature are used.

Another feature of this package is the inclusion of non-breakable space after initials (like in personal names), after or before academic degrees, and between numbers and units.

The package supports both plain Lua and Lua.

BTW: “vlna” is the Czech word for “wave” or “curl” and also denotes the tilde which, in , is used for “unbreakable spaces”.

Version0.1m 2024-05-02
MaintainerMichal Hoftich



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