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Word should let me insert a conditional line break in a word.



 
 
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Old June 29th 05, 04:31 PM
Syntactician
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Default Word should let me insert a conditional line break in a word.

WordPerfect has a "hyphenation soft return" which allows a conditional line
break in a word without a hyphen. This is useful, for example, when you have
a long URL in a sentence, and you don't want the entire URL moved to a new
line leaving a lot of white space on the previous line. In WordPerfect, you
can insert "hyphenation soft returns" after the slashes, so the program will
know to break the URL there if necessary, but without inserting a hyphen at
the break. Does Word have the equivalent? If not, it should.

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Old June 29th 05, 04:46 PM
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It does. Type Ctrl + -
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"Syntactician" wrote in message
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WordPerfect has a "hyphenation soft return" which allows a conditional

line
break in a word without a hyphen. This is useful, for example, when you

have
a long URL in a sentence, and you don't want the entire URL moved to a new
line leaving a lot of white space on the previous line. In WordPerfect,

you
can insert "hyphenation soft returns" after the slashes, so the program

will
know to break the URL there if necessary, but without inserting a hyphen

at
the break. Does Word have the equivalent? If not, it should.

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Old June 29th 05, 05:35 PM
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See http://word.mvps.org/FAQs/Formatting/NoWidthSpace.htm

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"Syntactician" wrote in message
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WordPerfect has a "hyphenation soft return" which allows a conditional

line
break in a word without a hyphen. This is useful, for example, when you

have
a long URL in a sentence, and you don't want the entire URL moved to a new
line leaving a lot of white space on the previous line. In WordPerfect,

you
can insert "hyphenation soft returns" after the slashes, so the program

will
know to break the URL there if necessary, but without inserting a hyphen

at
the break. Does Word have the equivalent? If not, it should.

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Old June 29th 05, 08:04 PM
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Ctrl - does a conditional break WITH a hyphen. I need a conditional break
WITHOUT a hypen.


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It does. Type Ctrl + -
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Old July 2nd 05, 05:31 PM
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Thanks. This worked well.

"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote:

See http://word.mvps.org/FAQs/Formatting/NoWidthSpace.htm


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Old July 10th 20, 04:05 PM
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Thanks. This worked well.

"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote:

See http://word.mvps.org/FAQs/Formatting/NoWidthSpace.htm
Well ... just in case anyone else lands here with the same question, it is now possible to use Word's no-width optional break character to achieve this.

Ctrl+I, S (Insert Symbol)
Special Characters
No-width optional break

And of course, you can assign this to a keyboard shortcut of your choice.

Spotted this solution he https://www.techrepublic.com/blog/mi...tate-wrapping/
 




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