New Hyphenation Pattern Extensions for Openoffice

Openoffice Indic Natural Language group announces the availability of the following Openoffice hyphenation dictionary extensions.

  1. Malayalam Hyphenation Rules version 1.2
  2. Kannada Hyphenation Rules version 1.1
  3. Bengali Hyphenation Rules verson 1.1
  4. Hindi Hyphenation Rules version 1.1
  5. Telugu Hyphenation Rules version 1.0
  6. Tamil Hyphenation Rules version 1.0
  7. Gujarati Hyphenation Rules version 1.0
  8. Panjabi Hyphenation Rules version 1.0
  9. Oriya Hyphenation Rules version 1.0
  10. Marathi Hyphenation Rules version 1.0

Spellchecker extension for Malayalam is also ready.

For a complete list of writing aids for Openoffice in Indic Languages is available here

Hyphenation Rules for Languages other than Marathi is already packages in Fedora 11. This releases contains updates and bug fixes. Fedora 12 will contains these updates. These extensions are yet to be packaged for Debian/Ubuntu.

More details about hyphenation rules are available here

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