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Old 11-18-2009, 05:31 AM   #1
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How is smoothly justified text achieved?

I'm pretty new to ebooks in general and EPUB especially,

and wondered how devices, or creators of EPUBs, achieve smoothly justified formatting on-screen?

As far as I know, EPUB's output on the screen is based on XHTML. Browsers at least cannot hyphenate text without external help from scripting libs, so how is it done? Without hyphenation, there are bound to be ugly gaps in-text if there are longish words present in narrower columns, aren't there?

Looking forward to tipps and pointers.

- Thorsten

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