Originally Posted by JSWolf
The way it is supposed to work is that if there is room on the line, then the word gets split after the dash. So it would be red- at the end of the line and not red--. red-- is incorrect. red- is correct.
Hardware Kindles don't do hyphenation. Which IMO is annoying for English but terrible for languages like German.
They do some kind of pseudo justification but if the space between words gets too large, the line gets left-aligned and you get a big fat hole on the right side.