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Pure Python module to hyphenate text using existing dictionaries

Project description

hyphenator is a pure Python module to hyphenate text using existing hyphenation dictionaries, like those used by OpenOffice.org.

Usage:

>>> from hyphenator import Hyphenator
>>> h = Hyphenator("/usr/share/myspell/hyph_nl_NL.dic")
>>> h.inserted('lettergrepen')
u'let-ter-gre-pen'
>>> h.wrap('autobandventieldopje', 11)
('autoband-', 'ventieldopje')
>>> for pair in h.iterate('Amsterdam'):
...     print pair
...
('Amster', 'dam')
('Am', 'sterdam')
>>>

Features:

  • 100% pure Python
  • caches dict files and hyphenated words
  • supports nonstandard hyphenation patterns

License:

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2.1 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This library is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU Lesser General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public License along with this library; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA

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