Is separated Hurenkind
and shoemaker boy in the printing an individual line of a paragraph by a page overflow, speaks the typesetter either of a shoemaker boy or a Hurenkind, according to whether it concerns first or the last line. Itthe simple noticing rule gives:A Hurenkind does not know, where it comes, a shoemaker boy not, where he goes.
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as Hurenkind,also Hurensohn or Waisenkind (English. orphan, literally „orphan “) is designated the last line of a paragraph, if it is first of a new column or side at the same time. Hurenkinder apply in typograhy as heavy error relating to crafts, there it the outlines of the Type-area particularly strongly impair.
The origin of the expression Hurenkind is not exactly well-known. It is assumed that in the start times of the printing a typographic „Hurenkind was regarded “just like a child with a prostitute as disturbing accident. Perhaps also that playedA role stood around that a material Hurenkind was alone posed frequently on itself.
if a side or a column after the first line of a new paragraph umbrochen becomes, then this becomes alone at the end of the side or column standing lineshoemaker boy or widow calls. The shoemaker boy applies opposite the Hurenkind as the less serious error and is noticeable particularly if paragraphs with introduction are set.
Shoemaker boy regulation one calls a convention from the sentence technology and/or. the printing. ThisAgreement means that the first line of a paragraph may never stand at the end of a book side, so that the appearance of the side does not suffer from it.
the today usually used name for the Hurenkind and shoemaker boy problem is simply sales control. Sales control becomes today from most layout programs and text processingsas standard offered (for example with OpenOffice.org Writer under format/paragraph/text river, with Microsoft Word under format/paragraph/text river/sales control).