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<h1>Text Boundaries -- <a href="../../icuhtml/BreakIterator.html">BreakIterator</a></h1>
<p><big><big>Break Iterator also provides a <a href="../../icuhtml/BreakIteratorCAPI.html">C
language API</a>.</big></big>
<li><font size="6">Line boundaries</font><br>
<font size="5">-- used for line-wrapping</font> <br>
<font size="5">-- correctly handles punctuation and hyphenated words.</font> </li>
<li><font size="6">Sentence boundaries</font><br>
<font size="5">-- handles periods within numbers and abbreviations</font> <br>
<font size="5">-- handles trailing punctuation marks such as parentheses.</font> </li>
<li><font size="6">Word boundaries</font><br>
<font size="5">-- for search and replace functions</font> <br>
<font size="5">-- for selecting words with a double mouse click</font> </li>
<li><font size="6">Character boundaries</font><br>
<font size="5">-- handles combining characters</font></li>
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